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Specialist Hand Therapist

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£32,560 to £39,208 a year plus high cost allowance
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to join a cohesive, forward thinking team working with two specialist hand surgeons, extended scope hand therapists, band 7 hand therapist and rehabilitation technician at East Surrey Hospital. We deliver specialist therapy to patients with musculoskeletal injuries and acquired conditions.

We have the privilege of working closely with patients during their treatment, planning and recovery. As part of the multidisciplinary specialist team, you treat patients with a range of injuries and conditions affecting the hand, developing rehabilitation programmes in both one to one and group environments and where appropriate via digital and virtual technology.

The post holder will be expected to provide intensive therapy to maximise patients' quality of life, independence in activities of daily living and have a flexible approach to working within the changing landscape of healthcare delivery.

Main duties of the job

For further information, please see the attached trust job description and person specification for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

About us

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill a community of over 535,000 people. We provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. In 2019 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated our services as 'Outstanding' and we are one of the best performing Trusts in England:o Winners of Health Service Journal Acute Trust of the year award 2021.o National Patient Safety Awards winner and strive to be a beacon for safety in all that we do.o We are rated the sixth highest trust in the South East and in the top 25% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Once you understand the requirements outlined in the advert, please ensure your application clearly reflects where you match them including any examples you would like to highlight.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of a good standard of written English appropriate to the role
  • A complete and accurate application
  • Suitability for role evidenced in supporting statement
  • Evidence of essential experience for role
  • Meet the essential education/qualifications required for the role
  • Hold the necessary mandatory professional/clinical registration
  • Evidence of the Trust values and behaviours
  • Evidence of any other essential criteria outlined in the person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


East Surrey Hospital

Canada Avenue



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