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Highly specialist physiotherapist - Specialist and General Medicine

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 per annum (pro rota for part time applicants)
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The team at Basildon University Hospital are currently looking for an existing band 7 Physiotherapist ready for a new challenge or a band 6Physiotherapist with acute medical and respiratory experience who is looking to take the next step in their career.

The successful applicant will work alongside other band 7 Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists providing leadership and management to this large therapy team.

We are a supportive therapy team looking to recruit a physiotherapist with a broad range of experience in managing acute ward work to join our team. The role involves working as part of a multi-disciplinary team on the acute inpatient wards.As the role is a band 7 role strong leadership skills and the ability to engage others, with a proactive approach to service development is required. You will also demonstrate a strong commitment to a person centred approach in line with the Trust Values and Behaviours.Together with the team leaders in our other in-patient specialities, you will support the Therapies Managers in the strategic and operational planning for the department.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the job include

To provide standard and non-standard Therapy assessments, interventions, rehabilitation and advice using evidence-based, patient centered principles.

To work closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT) to ensure timely and safe discharge from the general medical and specialist medical wards.

In conjunction with other senior team members, professional leads and heads of therapies actively monitor, develop, and contribute to the overall development of the team and service

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and Personal Spec for more information regarding the responsibilities and requirements of the role.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered


  • member of a CSP

skill and knowledge


  • Band 6/7 Experience in acute and general medicine including care of the older person
  • Evidence of management of deteriorating respiratory patients


  • on call experience
  • Evidence of service development project relevant to role
  • Member of specialist interest group relevant to role

managerial skills


  • Evidence of supervision of staff


  • Experience of managing a team

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust





SS16 5NL

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