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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Temporary Band 6 Physiotherapist for Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectas

Job Reference: 358-2691892-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Respiratory physiotherapy for Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£31,365 - £37,890 Per Annum, pro rata

Band 6 Physiotherapist for Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis – Fixed Term


We are excited be able to offer a Band 6 Physiotherapy fixed term post in to our Adult CF and Bronchiectasis Physiotherapy team, based in the Leicester Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and Bronchiectasis Specialist services at Glenfield Hospital. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic physiotherapist to come and work within the Physiotherapy and CF/Bronchiectasis multi-disciplinary teams until October 2021. With the availability of new disease modulation drugs for most of our patients, this is a very exciting time to be working with people with Cystic Fibrosis; optimising physiotherapy interventions to ensure that they gain maximal benefit from this medication is extremely rewarding.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your band 6 clinical and managerial skills working within a team that provide a highly specialized service to adults with CF and Bronchiectasis in Leicestershire and the wider East Midlands. Interventions include airway clearance, inhalation therapy, exercise assessment and prescription, musculoskeletal interventions, continence management, promotion of self-management and support with treatment adherence, and are provided in all settings including in-patients, clinics, ward attenders, out-patients and home care. Car owner driver is essential.

The successful applicant will be provided with lots of training and supervised by an experienced clinical specialist physiotherapist and the friendly specialist multi-disciplinary team, as well as the larger cardiorespiratory therapy team. This will give an excellent opportunity for career progression in a supportive environment.

For further details, including the job description and personal specification or an informal visit please contact Nicky Mills on 0116 2563595 or email

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Nicky Mills Job title Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist for Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Email address Telephone number 0116 2563595 Additional contact information

Working days Monday-Thursday

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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