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Band 6 Physiotherapist Neuro Rotation

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have new opportunities to join our fantastic neurological rotation as a Band 6 physiotherapist. Two full time posts are available: one permanent role and a 9 month fixed term contract/secondment on our in-patient neuro rehabilitation unit. This rotation covers our neuro specialities across both Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham City Hospital and also the National Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) when it opens in Summer 2025. The rotation includes: in-patient neuro rehabilitation, neurosciences, acute stroke, stroke rehabilitation, neuro out-patients and Parkinson's out-patient rehabilitation.

The NRC will be a new, purpose-built 70-bed facility which will be built on the Stanford Hall Rehabilitation Estate near Loughborough, delivering a centre of excellence to improve rehabilitation services in England. It is co-located with the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre and will share some of the world class rehabilitation facilities. Thanks to an academic partnership led by the University of Nottingham and Loughborough University, research and innovation and training and education in rehabilitation will be embedded at the NRC and central to clinical practice.

We are looking for ambitious and dedicated professionals to join this journey to rehabilitation excellence, transforming outcomes for patients.

You will demonstrate highly skilled communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to work both autonomously and within the team.

Main duties of the job

In this role you will provide physiotherapy for a complex caseload, working creatively and collaboratively with the MDT, patients and their families, as well as external agencies. You will assist in ensuring effective delivery of service to patients, supporting staff and actively developing the service. This will include providing training, staff supervision and management, and actively engaging in service development projects, as well as supporting the wider AHP strategy at NUH. You will actively participate in student training.

You will receive support and training opportunities for you to develop in this role to reach your full potential. This will include peer and senior support, regular supervision, in-house and external training, as well as varied opportunities to engage in wider learning experiences.

You must have a passion for delivering patient-centred care and a desire to work jointly as a key member of the MDT.

Please familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification attached to this advert prior to applying.

About us

With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

We have made a clear commitment to our patients and staff that we listen and we care. We will do all we can to ensure our patients get the best possible care we can give them.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be required to:

Work as part of the multidisciplinary team

Assess and treat patients with complex neurological presentations.

Provide supervision to more junior staff (including Band 5, support and student members of staff).

Deputise for the Band 7 team leader as appropriate.

Work flexibly - including working rostered weekends.

Work alongside the Clinical Specialist and senior clinical colleagues to develop the service in line with evidence based practice.

For more information about our organisation please visit our website and follow us on Twitter (NUH Therapies @NUHTherapies) and Facebook.

Person Specification

Communication Skills


  • Ability to communicate complex information concisely
  • Ability to motivate, train and teach
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with the multidisciplinary team


  • Able to demonstrate leadership ability

Planning and Organisation


  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Experience of effective delegation


  • Experience of organising others workload

Physical Skills


  • Evidence of manual therapy skills
  • Basic keyboard skills
  • Capacity to carry out treatment handling skills within neurology


  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities

Other Requirements


  • Maintain competence in respiratory care and be able to participate in rostered emergency duty and oncall work
  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards


  • Qualified driver, Car owner.

Analytical and Judgement


  • Ability to assess, formulate a diagnosis and plan patient management using clinical reasoning skills and a range of treatment options
  • Evaluation of clinical interventions


  • Experience of performance management



  • Broad based rotational experience through acute in-patient areas since qualification focus
  • Possession of specific knowledge, technical skills and experience in acute in-patient areas to include respiratory and neurology
  • Demonstrates transferable skills which can be implemented within NHS environment


  • Previous Band 6 experience
  • Experience of audit

Training and Qualifications


  • BSc honours or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • State Registered and HPC
  • Evidence of post-graduate training in specialty
  • Demonstrates desire to work in Neurology


  • Member of CIG
  • First line management course
  • Clinical Educators Course

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Nottingham City Hospital (and Queens Medical Centre)

Hucknall Road



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