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Specialised Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Cross Site
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Specialised Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Applications are invited for this specialised pelvic health B6 post from experienced & enthusiastic HCPC registered physiotherapists with the relevant clinical experience. Consideration will also be given to an Annexe 21 Band 6 developer role with the opportunity to enhance your skills in this specialist area of MSK physiotherapy.

The post of a Senior Pelvic Health Physiotherapist would ideally suit a fully qualified member of POGP or someone who is looking to complete their postgraduate training. The post will be primarily based at the Conquest but this is a cross site working contract that will support cover across the acute & community sites within the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust as required.

The ideal candidate should be able to work skilfully and independently in all aspects of Pelvic Health i.e. uro-gynae surgery, urology, obstetric in & out patient care, incontinence, bowel and gynae dysfunction clinics, and will be competent in teaching antenatal & postnatal classes. Knowledge of MSK out patients and general surgery would be a necessary skillset for the successful applicant.

Main duties of the job

In this role, the post holder will undertake specialist pelvic health clinical physiotherapy working to a B6 competency framework, and enhancing your expertise within ante and post-natal care, urology, gynaecology, surgical and obstetric wards and continence treatment pathways.

The post holder will provide clinical support both within the Pelvic Health and MSK services, as well as working as part of a wider MDT in the above pathways of care in the Trust.

You will work with the Pelvic Health Band 7 to support service development and training, helping to implement policy and policy changes, collecting outcomes to support service reporting and audit, and to ensure the service delivers current best evidence in practice.

The trust actively encourages personal development & you will be expected to engage in reflective practice & independent CPD as well as taking advantage of any Trust initiatives & opportunities.

We have close links with the local School of Healthcare Professions at the University of Brighton & other universities & participate in the delivery of Pelvic Health awareness sessions to undergraduate students.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us. See contact details below.

Person Specification



  • Current registrant as required by HPC
  • Diploma/degree in physiotherapy
  • Evidence of significant post registration physiotherapy experience


  • Post Graduate course in Women's Health (POGP)



  • Evidence of some experience in the management of women's health patients
  • Experience of health education teaching in a clinical setting
  • Experience in supervising Band 5 Physiotherapists, students and assistants


  • Previous experience at Band 5 level in musculo-skeletal, surgical and incontinence work



  • Evidence of post graduate education and courses attended in women's health

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital and Cross-site

The Ridge

Cross Site

TN37 7RD

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