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Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Home Oxygen service physiotherapist

Job Reference: 358-2582429-RRC

University Hospitals of Leicester
Home Oxygen Service and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 per anum

Cardio-Respiratory Directorate

Home Oxygen service and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Band 6

37.5 hours per week, permanent post


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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Home Oxygen Service and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Teams at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. We are both a dynamic and progressive departments actively engaged in national audit and research. The successful applicant will have an active role to play in the delivery of these services across UHL sites and Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced physiotherapist to work across Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Home Oxygen services. This person will be required to work flexibly across hospital and community settings.


You will be expected to take an active role in all phases of the UHL Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Home Oxygen service pathways. The applicant will have a very high standard of clinical and communication skills, be able to work independently as well as being an excellent team player and actively engage in departmental and service development as well as regular audit and participation in research. You will have experience of respiratory and/or pulmonary rehabilitation in addition to extensive clinical skills.



For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact

Sarah Williams or Emma Chaplin

Home Oxygen Nurse and Senior Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist

Glenfield Hospital.

0116 2502880/ 2583181



For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSarah Williams/ Emma ChaplinJob titleHome Oxygen Nurse/ Senior Pulmonary Rehabilitation physiotherapistEmail addresssarah.l.williams@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 2502880Additional contact information

or telephone Emma Chaplin on 0116 258 3181

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be 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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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

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