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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2020.

Band 6 Physio SIU

Job Reference: 347-2180746

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

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.

Physiotherapist (0.5 wte)


Spinal Injuries Therapy Team


Part Time: 19 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


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

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly specialist MDT Spinal Therapy Team. We are looking for a suitable candidate to work in our 51 bedded North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre based at Southport District General Hospital.

The Spinal Therapy Team work closely with the wider MDT within the Centre to facilitate safe, seamless discharge through assessment, treatment and discharge planning with community colleagues. You would become an integral member of this team.

The Spinal Therapy Team is a friendly and supportive place to work and you will work alongside experienced Therapy Team Leaders who will also supply the successful post holder with day to day operational management.

There are a wide range of training opportunities and supervision and mentorship are rated high in terms of supporting staff and caring for staff.

The successful candidates will be part of the respiratory on call rota and will be given appropriate training and support prior to joining it.

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

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


Advert Date: 6th January 2020

Closing Date: 19th January 2020

Shortlisting Date: 20th January 2020

Interview Date: 30th January 2020





For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Christine Hogg/Paula Davies Spinal Therapy Team Leaders on 01704 705115 (answer phone to leave a message) or 01704 547471 bleep 3819.

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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