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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/04/2021.

Rotational Band 6 Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 358-2991301-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Stroke and neurology
Leicester Royal Infirmary / Leicester general Hospital, Leicester
dependent on experience

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


Clinical Support and Imaging Clinical Management Group




Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapist Stroke/Neurology Service



37.5 hours

Mon – Fri (plus weekend and Bank Holiday roster)




We have a rare opportunity to gain a highly sought after band 6 rotational post specialising in Neurology and Stroke. These posts are always very popular and highly desirable as they include rotations in Acute Stroke, Stroke rehabilitation, Early Supported Discharge Service (ESDS), Specialist Neurological Rehab Unit, Brain Injury Unit and Acute Neurology. These areas are much specialised and offer considerable experience working with a diverse range of stroke and neurological patients in a variety of health care settings. The rotations are 12 months long in order to allow you to develop your skills in each area and become part of the team. You will work alongside highly skilled clinical specialist staff from the MDT and will be supported by a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist within each of the rotations. There is a structured support network in each rotation so you will receive regular supervision and appraisals. There is a training programme in place in each rotational area and a comprehensive induction package. You will join a very supportive team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and support staff that pride themselves on their team work. There will be opportunities to learn and attend external training but you will also be expected to take an active role in your continuous personal development in order to develop your skills within this specialty.

The successful candidate will be expected to support and train less experienced staff and to be a clinical educator to students from a number of different universities across the country. There will also be opportunities for being involved in service development, research, audit and education to MDT professions at pre and post registration level.

To be successfully shortlisted for this post you must demonstrate that you have experience of working with stroke or neurology patients and a genuine desire to work in this field and for excellence in healthcare. We will expect you to demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills and the ability to work on your own and within a team. One of the rotations requires a car that can be used for work purposes and a UK driving licence.



If you would like to know more about this post please contact

Cathie Parkinson on 07929825440 or Jane Bowler jane.bowler or 07929825437

for further details.


Closing date: TBC



For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Cathie Parkinson

Job title: Therapy Clinical Team Lead

Email address:

Telephone number07929825440

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 (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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