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Bank Band 7 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 358-1866196-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
£37,570 to £43,772 per an


Clinical Support and Imaging Clinical Management Group


Bank Physiotherapist (Band 7)

Stroke/ neuro spasticity clinic

Leicester General Hospital

Thursdays only

University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the Leicester General Hospital, Glenfield Hospital and the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The Trust is made up of more than 12,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


We have a very rare and exciting opportunity to recruit a bank Physiotherapist in the Stroke services at UHL. The post is cover for Maternity leave and will be for 5 hours a fortnight, working on a Thursday in the stroke and neuro spasticity clinic


The successful applicant will work with likeminded individuals with a lot of experience and enthusiasm for providing the highest quality of care for the patients. The Occupational therapy and Physiotherapy teams work very closely together in a highly supportive MDT.

They will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of complex stroke and neurological conditions in the provision of injection therapy to stroke patients attending fortnightly spasticity clinics.

The successful candidate must have completed training in delivering injection therapy.


Within the stroke service is a culture of providing a highly specialised therapy input and innovative implementation of the latest research is encouraged. You will join a passionate and hardworking team who keep the patient at the forefront of decision making.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Cathie Parkinson

Jane Newstead

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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