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Rotational Physiotherapist

Band 5

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Community Services
Band 5
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Knowsley/St Helens
Knowsley/St Helens
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
26/04/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


Rotational Physiotherapist – Open to Students


Our opportunity: 

We’re recruiting a band 5 Rotational Physiotherapist for our diverse and friendly services. We are predominantly based within Community settings across Knowsley and St Helens and provide effective clinical support and opportunities for development, therefore a willingness to travel and a flexible approach to working is required for this role.


We provide a number of rotations covering all core areas of Physiotherapy and this is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical expertise and your career within a wide range of settings including Intermediate Care, Early Stroke Discharge, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Paediatrics, and Musculoskeletal services. For a detailed description of the rotations on offer and the clinical settings these are provided in, please see the accompanying rotation booklet.


We have a reciprocal agreement with Liverpool Heart & Chest NHS Foundation Trust by offering one of our rotational posts to a member of their staff in exchange for the opportunity for one of our band 5 rotational physiotherapists to complete a rotation in their organisation.


This is a brand new venture and partnership that has been endorsed by the rotational staff across both organisations.


To find out more about this exciting opportunity contact us for a conversation or tour of our services. 


Applications are encouraged from students due to qualify in the next 6 months


Ideally you will have a strong commitment to rehabilitation and want to introduce innovative ideas across the service. We welcome people who think outside of the box and want to add value to our service.


You’ll also be a team player, have strong communication skills and most importantly be committed to providing high quality patient care.


As an employee of North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes 
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (29 days after 5 years’ and 33 days after 10 years’ service) 
  • Access to the NHS pension scheme 
  • The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as the NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes
  • Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre 
  • Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research 


This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

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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

James Hester

AHP Lead


If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664416

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