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Physiotherapist (Rotational)

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 Hours/Week
Job ref
Crawley hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 pa
02/02/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


Come and work for a community NHS Trust which strives to deliver excellent care at the heart of the community, is rated "good" by CQC and which has values of achieving ambitions, delivering excellence, working together and compassionate care.

These demonstrate our belief in both person-centred care and staff development and we offer a supportive and innovative environment in which to start or develop your physiotherapy career. We are now looking for skilled, enthusiastic, highly motivated Band 5 Physiotherapists to join our junior rotations at Horsham and Crawley Hospitals.

Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A driving licence is desirable as you will be required to travel across sites and in the community.

In this role you will be involved in:

- Delivering of high quality, individualised, evidenced based care to all patients
- Maintaining confidentiality, privacy and dignity of patients
- Learning, developing and adapting to change evidenced in CPD
- Operating in a team and contributing to team decisions
- Managing own caseload and prioritising
-Teaching of patients, carers and peers
- Maintaining accurate records in line with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy standards

During each six month rotation, you will be supported by Band 7 and Band 6 colleagues with a comprehensive range of in service training to meet your learning needs. Rotations include;

- MSK Outpatients Crawley and Horsham Hospitals (inc Hydrotherapy)
- Paediatrics (MSK outpatients and community)
- Medical Wards
- Neuro wards
- Rehab wards

All applicants must be HPC registered and a member of the CSP. Applicants without full UK registration need not apply.

Staff who work for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and are at risk of redundancy will be given priority consideration for this vacancy



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nicky Hoyle

Children's Locality Manager


Tel: 01403 227000 EX 7663 or 7103

Helen Taylor, Lead Physiotherapist Crawley Hospital.
Tel; 01293 600300 ext 3064


Daniel Lethbridge MCSP HPC reg

Interim MSK Operational Lead Physiotherapy – Crawley and Horsham