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Band 6 Physiotherapist MSK rotations

Job Reference: 358-2521018-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Physiotherapy - Band 6 Msk Rotations
Cross Site, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 Per annum

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 (Bank option also available)

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, telephone triage sessions, GP satellite clinic 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:

NameSue HaynesJob titleTherapy Clinical Team LeaderEmail addresssue.haynes@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone numberExt 4066Additional contact information

Sue Haynes on email or Sarah Sykes on

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

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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.

UK Registration

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

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