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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2022.

Exercise Instructor - Fixed Term

Job Reference: 449-AS01002

Solent NHS Trust
£25,665 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are seeking to recruit highly motivated, enthusiastic Sports and Exercise Therapists to join our patient-focused and forward-thinking Integrated COPD team in Southampton. To succeed you must have excellent communication skills and a flexible, proactive approach to delivering first class pulmonary rehabilitation.

Our aim to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients who suffer from respiratory disease, including COPD to help motivate them to attain their maximum achievement for both better health and improved lives. The role involves delivering face to face and via zoom pulmonary rehabilitation programmes in Health Centres across Southampton.

initially the role is for 1 year fixed term, however, there maybe potential to extend the role in future developments


  • Degree in Sports and Exercise Therapy or equivalent (Essential)
  • Car Driver (Essential)
  • Excellent Communication skills

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

The Integrated team works across both acute and community health and is made up of consultant doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and more other exercise assistants. Informal visits are welcome andcalls to the team lead Sue Batchelor are encouraged on 07799662371.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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