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Band 6 Physiotherapist

Company: Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust    Location: Stoke-on-Trent ST4
Are You Looking For A New Challenge?

There has never been a better time to come and work at Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust. You will be joining one of the largest Integrated Health and Social care providers in the Country. With over 6,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day within the community and community hospital settings.

Our Trust values are:
We put quality first

We focus on people

We take responsibility

You will be passionate about our business, creating a culture of continuous improvement, where patient welfare is at the heart of all you do.

As a key person in the directorate you will act as a role model and display our values in all your activities

What we offer you in return:
Mentorship & coaching

Continued Professional Development (CPD) internal/external training opportunities

Excellent pay



Local and national discount schemes

Union representation

In order to manage candidate expectations please note it takes approximately four to six weeks from the successful candidate being notified, to the unconditional offer being made (where all references and checks have been returned and approved).

The candidates start date will then be subject to the length of notice that they are required to give in their current role

Think youve got what it takes to join us?

Heres more about the role and what we are looking for:
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Physiotherapist who is registered with the Health Care Professions Council to join our Community Physiotherapy Services Team at Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust. The post is musculoskeletal outpatients based on a fixed term temporary contract. The service could offer flexibility with the working hours from 22.5 hours per week over a 12 month period to 37.5 hours per week (fulltime) over a 34 week period.

The post holder will be supported by experienced senior physiotherapists and as part of their job role they will be required to supervise band 5 physiotherapists and unqualified staff members; independently manage their own case load and contribute to departmental and service needs. The post holder will be required to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, show initiative and team spirit, as well as be committed to patient care, assisting patients in achieving their maximum potential. The post holder will be flexible and able to work in a variety of locations across the Trust, as the service requires, which may include some lone working.

The post holder will be working across hospitals and community settings and must have the ability to travel within a geographical area to meet the requirements of the post.

For further information please contact: Kevin Gorski, Physiotherapy Team Leader, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust.
Tel: 07773 955 360

It is the policy of the trusts recruitment team that most correspondence will be by email. It is therefore essential that you check your emails regularly when in the process of applying for vacancies online with this Trust.

In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

Please provide full contact details for all referees, especially their email addresses where possible. Failure to do may result in significant delays in your application. There may also be a requirement to provide additional referee details.

We will not request references prior to interview unless you have given permission on your application form to do so, however, if you are offered a position with the Trust, references will be requested at the point of offer and
by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

Please note that the transfer of previous NHS employment data is a part of the recruitment process and this information will be requested from any previous NHS organisations to assist with continuous service dates, again by completing this application you are giving your approval for this information to be requested.

If you are successful and a Disclosure and Barring Service (criminal record) check is required, the cost of the disclosure (and admin fee) will be deducted from your salary over the first two months of employment.

UK Registration

Applicants applying for clinical roles must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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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