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Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is a leading teaching hospital with world-class facilities and strong links to both the University of East Anglia and Norwich Research Park, both of which are located in close proximity, making NNUH a unique location for collaborative working.

Our team is growing as a result of investment in a dedicated Orthopaedic elective surgery facility which will enable us to deliver care to a higher volume of patients each year. In addition to the Orthopaedic centre it is an exciting time to join our Orthopaedic service as the Trust is invested in progressing to a major trauma centre and investment is has also been made in spinal cord injury rehabilitation as a result of further regional transformation.

We are seeking experienced senior Physiotherapists with highly specialist knowledge and skills in the acute care of musculoskeletal trauma + elective orthopaedic surgery. You will be crucial to developing and transforming our services and care pathways, providing clinical leadership to ensure provision of excellent patient care. You will work alongside and gain peer support from other senior staff within the team and department.

We support patients through every stage of their care, ensuring that we address and respect individual needs at every step. We recognise that our staff are our greatest asset and commit to investing in their development, to ensure that our services continue to improve and evolve.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for an individual caseload including prioritisation, assessment and management of patients with a range of acute and chronic conditions. Relying on expert clinical judgement and using highly analytical skills, to determine clinical diagnosis and treatment. To maintain records as a legally autonomous practitioner.

To provide a leadership role clinically, educationally and professionally

To have an active role in the planning, development, coordination, delivery and evaluation of the physiotherapy service provided to patients within and out-reaching from the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We deliver services from 8:00 - 20:00 in some clinical areas and staff must be available for early, late or long day shifts.

Post holder will be required to commit to 7 day working pattern and on-call duties.

A roster is in place for weekend and bank holiday shifts. An on-call rota is in place for overnight respiratory emergency cover.

Full and part time hours available.

Interview date: 24th July 2024

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached job description for full details of the role, and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification.

Person Specification



  • Registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (UK)
  • Diploma / degree in Physiotherapy



  • Extensive post-qualification experience including significant experience at senior level in areas relevant to the clinical specialty.
  • Involvement in service improvement, audit, research and understanding quality issues



  • Able to work as an autonomous practitioner
  • Competent IT skills (Word, Email)

Attitude, aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane



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