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Rotational Band 5 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 449-ASP526

Solent NHS Trust
Adult Services
£24,212 - £30,112 p.a.

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Are you a qualified Physiotherapist and looking for your first post? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Solent NHS Trust is looking for newly-qualified physiotherapists to join its 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, all across Portsmouth and Southampton. To start or develop your career, there is no better way. You will have the opportunity to work with highly expert and specialised clinicians who will teach you the skills you need, to deliver excellent patient care and progress your career. As such, we are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapists to join our Teams.

We welcome applications from new graduates and can arrange informal visits to meet the teams. If you have excellent communication skills, good patient handling skills, evidence of CPD plus relevant clinical experience, from a previous post or from student placements, we would be interested to hear from you. We will develop your knowledge and skills in many aspects of patient care.

We have a comprehensive competency, clinical supervision and CPD programme supported by highly skilled Team Leaders and Senior Specialist Staff. Please contact (MSK Operational Lead) or (ProfessionalLead and IDS care group Lead) for an informal chat.



The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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

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