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Band 6 Physiotherapist Msk rotations

Job Reference: 358-1705736-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cross Site, Leicester
£30,401 - £37,267

Clinical Supporting and Imaging CMG
Therapy Services

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

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

Monday-Friday (including weekends and bank holidays)

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 3 UHL sites, - Leicester General Hospital , Glenfield Hospital and Leicester Royal infirmary .

You will have opportunity to work on the follow rotations:
• Trauma Orthopaedics (in-patients)
• Elective Orthopaedics (in-patients)
• Out-patients at LRI, LGH and GH, including fracture clinic, hydrotherapy, GP satellite clinic, telephone triage sessions and rehabilitation classes.
• 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 continue to develop your skills in the clinical area and have the opportunity to work alongside our experienced Extended Scope Practitioners and Clinical Specialists. You will be expected to participate in service development, evaluation and audit, ensuring we provide a high quality and effective services and patient care.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Haynes on email or Sarah Sykes on

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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