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Rotational Physiotherapist

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum (Pro Rata)
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
In-patient Band 6 Physiotherapist rotating across the following clinical specialties:

Orthopaedic Trauma

Acute Medicine

Respiratory Surgery and Medicine

Acute Medical Unit

Frailty Unit

Acute Rehabilitation Outreach Team

Main duties of the job

Triage, assessment and subsequent management of acute patients across the full breadth of the in-patient hospital pathway from admission to discharge including identification and referral of patients for onward therapy services.

To lead the supervision of students on placement and band 5, 4 and 3 staff within the teams.

To contribute to service development within each clinical area.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form. Diversity MattersMFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Registered with HCPC
  • Evidence of CPD in the form of a detailed personal development portfolio
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate training


  • Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of relevant post graduate training/courses in specific clinical areas appropriate to post
  • Membership of relevant special interest group



  • Appropriate level of post registration experience
  • Previous experience across a broad range of junior rotations


  • Respiratory competencies for weekend rota
  • Research and Development awareness and/or experience
  • Audit experience
  • Leadership experience

Skills and Knowledge


  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills
  • Knowledge of areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management
  • Able to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • Basic understanding of computers and their applications
  • Proven organisational skills including time management, effective delegation and prioritisation and the ability to complete a task
  • Ability to work with and motivate others within a team
  • Ability to work autonomously within a clinical area with senior support
  • To comprehend and work within the Trusts policies of data protection, confidentiality, equal opportunities and Health and Safety to meet the differing needs of patients


  • Presentation skills
  • Teaching, Supervisory and Appraisal skills and experience



  • Physically fit and able to comply with the Trusts moving and handling guidelines subject to reasonable adjustments under the terms of the Equality Act 2010
  • Ability to work within a stressful and unpredictable environment
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust



Delaunays Road


M8 5RB

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