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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/04/2021.

Senior Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 165-21-03-071

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Therapies - Orthopaedics
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Please Note - The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is following the current Government guidelines regarding social distancing.

With this in mind, all interviews are now conducted by video link using Microsoft Teams. Full details of our process will be given to shortlisted candidates when invited to interview.



Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapist

                                                                Band 6

Applicants for a developmental role (starting at Band 5) will also be considered

Permanent 22.5 Hours

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual to this Senior Physiotherapist role.  We offer a wide range of pelvic health services in various settings, including obstetrics, gynaecology, and urology in both an out-patient and in-patient environment.  Applicants must have knowledge of a wide range of pelvic, obstetric and gynaecological conditions and be able to demonstrate relevant experience of assessment, treatment and management of these conditions, which is supported by personal postgraduate development.

We have a strong commitment to development through supervision, staff and student training.  Along with your own development, an important part of the role will be to provide support, direction and training to other members of the respective Physiotherapy and Midwifery teams, including attendance of Multidisciplinary team meetings in the areas of obstetrics, gynaecology, and urology. 

We are looking for an applicant with:

  • Recent experience working at a in Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy at Band 5 or Band 6 level
  • Knowledge of physiotherapy assessment, treatment and management of Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological conditions including evidence of high level clinical reasoning
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy practice including post graduate education / study to support the specialist nature of the role
  • Membership of the Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy specialist interest    group
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Experience of clinical supervision of Physiotherapy team members and Students
  • Evidence/ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member
  • Experience with electronic patient record systems and information technology

The successful candidate will have:

  • Current HCPC registration
  • Valid work permit or be eligible to work within the UK
  • Access to a vehicle for business use
  • The post is subject to Occupational Health Screening and Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure checking.

For further information, please contact:

Faye Costello, Clinical Lead MSK and Orthopaedics,  

Marina Okorie-Askwith, Clinical Specialist / Team leader,  

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application quickly to avoid missing your chance to apply. Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs and this will appear on your homepage under 'Interviews'.

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Please ensure your application includes referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. TRFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

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.

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