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Rotational Physiotherapist - Band 6

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Rotational Band 6 Physiotherapist 37.5 hours a week

We are recruiting to a (37.50 hours a week) Band 6 physiotherapist post to be based at Lincoln County Hospital. The successful applicant will join our integrated physiotherapy and occupational therapy teams, joining rotations comprising of Cardiorespiratory, Older Adults , Medical, Stroke, Surgery/ICU and amputee outpatients. The successful candidate will support the band 7 and static band 6's in the leadership and management of the inpatient physiotherapy teams. This will include supervising junior therapy staff, staff appraisals, supporting with rostering, absence monitoring, contributing to the development of the service and development of junior staff through supervisions, appraisals and in-service training.

Current Band 5's who have less than the specified 18 months experience will be considered for a transitional post, where they will be supported and will complete competencies that identify that they can be signed over to the Band 6 role, within a 6 month period from appointment.

Main duties of the job

You will be working within the Hospital wards and Physiotherapy outpatient setting, in a 71-member strong team that constantly sets and achieves high standards.

Our team is highly focussed on supporting your development and we work hard to ensure you will receive 1:1 supervision, regular training/peer review and access to advice and support from our team of Clinical Specialist physiotherapists.

All physiotherapists benefit from protected CPD time, as well as the opportunity to attend locally organised courses run by nationally accredited tutors.

The post will be full time, and will work as part of a 7 day service and will include training so that you can participate on a respiratory evening on -call service.

All applicants must have a current HCPC registration.

About us

What's the hospital like?

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description, and if you like what you see, then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Diploma / degree in Physiotherapy
  • Registration as a Physiotherapist with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above including English Language and Maths
  • Evidence of maintained CPD in a portfolio including attendance at relevant post graduate courses
  • NHS experience


  • Membership of the CSP
  • Involvement in a special interest group (e.g. AGILE, ACPIN, ACPRC)
  • Basic Management Training



  • Proven experience as a physiotherapist in a variety of NHS clinical areas. Including experience in the treatment of Medical/Stroke/Respiratory/HDU/ICU/Older adults
  • Experience of working as part of a team/ MDT
  • Good theoretical knowledge with working knowledge of a broad range of conditions
  • Student or assistant supervision, contributing to education


  • Knowledge of the workings of the community services and intermediate care services
  • Involvement in audit, research and understanding quality issues



  • Knowledge of CSP guidelines, Trust policies & procedures understanding the legal responsibilities of the role
  • Understanding clinical governance & its implications for the service
  • Ability to organise, delegate and prioritise in a timely and effective manner
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework
  • Excellent verbal, non verbal and written skills, including ability to write complex reports and present
  • ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • ability to lead a team
  • Ability to cope with working in a moderately physical and stressful environment with aggressive and emotional people.
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework:


  • Competent IT skills
  • Evidence of participation in audits
  • Ability to organise and run internal courses
  • Supervision of other staff
  • Committee membership e.g. safety committee.

Specific Requirements


  • Special interest in development of Neurological and Medical Services.
  • Able to meet the Travel Requirements of the post
  • flexibility and ability to work in a moderately physical and stressful environment
  • problem solving skills

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Lincoln County Hospital

Greetwell Road



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