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Band 6 Hand Therapist Physiotherapist/Occupational therapist

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Will be adjusted according to current salary if already a band 6
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
A position has become available for a motivated Band 6 Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with some experience in Hand Therapy to join the Oxford Hand Therapy Unit. You will work alongside experienced therapists and hand surgeons who specialise in Orthopaedics, Plastics and Trauma at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the John Radcliffe Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic physiotherapist or occupational therapist that is eager and willing to learn new skills and assist in the development and integration of the Oxford Hand Therapy Unit across the Oxford University Hospital sites. The Hand Therapy Unit includes Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists and you will develop your own skills within the unit in a supportive, friendly and learning environment.

You will need to have a minimum of 2 years' postgraduate experience as a band 6 and some experience of hand therapy.

The Trust has an excellent appraisal scheme and offers regular CPD training in the form of internal courses, journal clubs, joint working and access to funding for external training/postgraduate study.

Main duties of the job

Your role will involve working as part of the Oxford Hand Therapy Team providing musculoskeletal assessment, management and treatment for patients referred for hand Therapy. The unit is part of the physiotherapy department and run clinics across the Trust, which include the John Radcliffe Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the Horton General Hospital.

About us

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trustis one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community.We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellenceand its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence.These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See full details of the job decription and main responsibilities in the attached documents (Job Description and person specification).

Person Specification

experience in hand therapy


  • some hand therapy experience must be demonstrated

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Windmill Road



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