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Band 6 Rotational MSK Physiotherapist

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum Pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Physiotherapist- Band 6

Rotational post within Musculoskeletal In and Outpatient Services

To work across all three UHL sites (LRI/GH/LGH)

Full time permanent - 37.5 hours per week (Fixed Term/Part Time/Bank Contract may also be considered)

Monday-Friday (including weekends and bank holidays)

Main duties of the job

Are you an experienced Band 5 or an existing Band 6 with musculoskeletal experience and interested in joining our musculoskeletal team? The physiotherapy musculoskeletal team is dynamic and forward thinking with an excellent profile, providing a service to a wide range of in and out-patients on all three UHL sites Leicester General Hospital, Glenfield Hospital and Leicester Royal infirmary .Nine-month rotations are available in the following areas:o Trauma Orthopaedics (in-patients)o Elective Orthopaedics (in-patients)o Out-patients at LRI, LGH and GH, including fracture clinic, telephone triage sessions and rehabilitation classes.o Hands, Burns and Plastics (in-patients and out-patients)You will have sound communication and team working skills and have a proven desire to work in this clinical area. Robust organisational and prioritisation skills are key, as is the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

You will receive regular clinical reasoning sessions, in service training and appraisal and you will be expected to support and supervise junior staff and regularly be a clinical educator for Physiotherapy students. You will be expected to participate in the weekend and bank holiday rota working on the in-patient Orthopaedic wards.

No virtual interviews are possible because a demonstration of practical and handling skills will be required as part of the interview process

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To maintain high, professional standards of verbal and written communication for selfand staff for whom responsible.
  • To promote and maintain good working relationships and communication with members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To provide appropriate education to patients and carers in order to encourage patient participation in the management of their condition either on an individual or group basis.
  • To maintain patients records including collection of TIARA data according to department/service procedures and any other statistical information as requested by individual units.
  • To be responsible for the advancement of personal skills and knowledge in a clinical and managerial context and to attend post registration training in order to maintain own and others CPD.
  • To actively participate in the training of students and staff from other professions.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications


  • Diploma / Bsc Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of recent CPD specific to clinical area



  • Significant clinical experience in relevant clincal area of Msk
  • Experience of delegation to support workers/supervising staff


  • Evidence of teaching others
  • Evidence of involvement with student supervision

Communication and Relationship


  • Demonstrates effective written communication

Analytical and Judgement skill


  • Demonstrates awareness of own abilities and needs


  • Understanding of how to undertake audit projects

Other requirements specific to


  • Express enthusiasm for post and desire to work in clinical area

Planning and Organisation skills


  • Demonstrates a flexible approach to meet service needs

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust





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