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Senior Physiotherapist

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
The Respiratory teams at North West Anglia Trust, which encompasses Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough City Hospital, are looking for a dynamic Band 6 Physiotherapist to join them in a role which covers critical care, respiratory ward, cardiac ward, surgical wars and respiratory outpatients.

We are looking for maternity cover and would be supportive of a potential secondment this could be a band 5-6 development post (no longer than 3 months for the development period) for a fixed term contract.

Our Teams are a combination of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Technicians and Assistants who are committed to joint working to deliver a high-quality service.

If you are enthusiastic and motivated with a passion for Surgical, Respiratory and Critical Care working, this exciting role could be for you. Prior experience working in this field is essential.

We are looking for a team player, who is flexible and has excellent communication skills to join our team to provide excellent patient care across our hospital.

**The interview will be a face-to-face assessment. This assessment process is to ensure that candidates possess the practical and communication skills necessary for the role. Whilst we assume that candidates have the requisite knowledge base, we aim to assess how effectively they can apply this knowledge in practical situations, that we feel cannot be adequately replicated through online questioning.**

Main duties of the job

The role involves:

Working as part of the Respiratory Physiotherapist Out of hours On call

6 monthly rotations - Respiratory outpatients, medical and surgical wards, Critical Care & Cardiac Ward,

Supervision of others including students, Band 5 Therapists and Therapy Assistants

Active participation in Service Development and teaching of others.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached detailed job description and person specification for more information regarding this role.

Person Specification



  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registered


  • CSP member



  • Wide variety of experience in core rotations as a Band 5 Physiotherapist or equivalent
  • NHS Acute Hospital Experience



  • Basic knowledge of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in use of basic IT system for data recording

Keys Skills/Abilities


  • Strong belief in CPD and Reflective Practice
  • Able to work as a team member and independently
  • Good Clinical Reasoning skills
  • Ability to present information in logical concise manner

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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