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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/05/2021.

Physiotherapist (Cardiorespiratory)

Job Reference: 358-3046435-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

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


37.5 hours per week

Monday to Sunday includes on call working

The Therapy Team at The University Hospitals of Leicester are pleased to consider applications for the role of Band 5 Physiotherapist in cardiorespiratory care.

The role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your cardiorespiratory skills in a supportive team. Previous applicants have used this post as a successful beginning to a career specialising in the field of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy.

The role focuses on acute inpatient work across a variety of specialties through 6 month rotations. Specialities include:

  • Clinical Decisions Unit/ Respiratory Short stay
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Respiratory High Dependency
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Failure and ECMO
  • Cardiology

You will be supported by an experienced team of clinical and managerial staff through an established process of appraisal, supervision and competency training. You will have the opportunity to attend in-service training as well as teaching provided by the wider MDT. You will be encouraged to partake in service development, audit and the supervision and delegation of tasks to junior staff.

The team pride themselves on being integrated into the wider MDT in a specialist cardiorespiratory hospital with world renowned experts and extending this experience and learning to successful applicants.


For further details / informal visits contact:

David Gaskell - Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

0116 258 3389



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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