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Physiotherapist - Newly Qualified or Qualifying in 2018

Job Reference: 449-ASP394NQ

Solent NHS Trust
Various sites (dependant on rotation)
Southampton and Portsmouth
£22,128 - £28,746 p.a.
Suitable for newly qualified

Calling all 3rd year student Physiotherapists due to qualify in 2018

Come and join Team Solent

Start your career with Solent NHS Trust and join us in making a real difference to the health and wellbeing of people living in our communities. Solent would like to encourage applications for this post from students due to qualify in 2018.

We looking for newly-qualified physiotherapists to join teams working on a 6 monthly rotational basis within Portsmouth and Southampton. We work in partnership with Portsmouth Hospitals NHS trust and as such can offer rotations in acute, community and clinic environments to meet our patient’s needs.

This post is part of the Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust and Solent NHS Trust Band 5 rotational system which represents a truly integrated Band 5 rotational scheme between Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Solent NHS Trust. There are currently over 40 rotations that will take you into Acute, Community and Primary Care. These settings include opportunities on Intensive Care, acute wards in all specialties at Queen Alexandra Hospital, high level community care, Rapid Response, specialist community care and a multitude of musculoskeletal services at a variety of community settings within Solent NHS Trust.

We know that the development of our staff is essential to the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care and ensure that all our newly qualified health professionals are offered a comprehensive 12 month Preceptorship programme. You will be supported by an outstanding team of Practice Educators who will support and assist you in the transition from student to practitioner.

We have lots of exciting opportunities to offer candidates that want a friendly and supportive environment to grow and build their career. The community welcomes newly qualified Allied Health Professionals.

For Job Enquiries

Please contact Suzanne Hogg, Physiotherapy Manager on 023 92683486 or email

For General Enquiries

Please contact Elizabeth Pallett, Recruitment Lead on 02381 030238 or email

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest and we are inundated with applications, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage. In order to keep administration costs to a minimum, the receipt of your application will not be acknowledged. If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected. Applicants from the Solent NHS Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products

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