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Band 6 Physiotherapist SIU

Job Reference: 347-1836770-A

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Spinal Injuries
Southport, Southport
£30,401-£37,267 per annum

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.



Spinal Injuries


Part Time: 18.75 hours per week which may include working flexibly over 7 days and participation in the on-call respiratory service.

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week which may include working flexibly over 7 days and participation in the on-call respiratory service.

Band 6

£30,401 - £37,267 Per annum, Pro rata

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is a progressive NHS Trust. It is committed to providing and developing innovative high quality services to the communities that it serves. This makes it an ideal place to further develop your career as a physiotherapist.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre provides specialist care for spinal injured patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly specialist multi-disciplinary team in our 51 bedded Centre based at Southport District General Hospital. It is a friendly and supportive place to work and you will work alongside experienced Therapy team leaders who will also supply the post holder with day to day operational management.

If you feel you are enthusiastic and driven to be part of this highly motivated and respected team, we would encourage you to apply.

You must have:-
• Recognised Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
• HCPC registration
• Relevant courses or experience

We offer you:-
• Excellent opportunities for professional development supported by our own programmes tailored to meet your needs.
• Clinical supervision in line with our supervision guideline
• Appraisal with review
• Opportunities to attend internal and external training linked with your personal development plan.

Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Children's & Adults' Barred Lists.


Advertising Date: 16th August, 2019

Closing Date: 2nd September, 2019

Shortlisting Date: 3rd September, 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 12th September, 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion or visit contact Christine Hogg/Paula Davies Therapy Team Leaders on 01704 547471 bleep 3819 or 01704 705119

Please be aware that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated should a sufficient number of applications be received you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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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