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Band 5 Physiotherapist (Rotational)

Band 5

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Therapies Education
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£27,628 - £35,530 per annum inclusive
23/01/2019 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Rotational Physiotherapist, Band 5, UCLH Therapy Services

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation. At UCLH we are committed to delivering top quality care, excellent education and worldwide research.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to join an innovative and vibrant therapy team which comprises of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech & Language Therapists.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated physiotherapist with excellent communication skills and an innovative and flexible approach.  You must be a team player with a broad range of student or Band 5 placements/experience. This role would provide you with an excellent opportunity to consolidate your knowledge and gain new clinical skills within a supportive, friendly environment.

The 6 month rotations include:

Critical Care

General Surgery

Thoracic Surgery


Oncology – including paediatric, adolescent and adults services

Elderly Care

Acute Medicine


Women’s Health

Musculoskeletal Outpatients

Elderly Rehabilitation

Hyper Acute Stroke Unit (HASU) 

Acquired Brain Injury Unit (ABIU)

National Rehab Unit (NRU)



The Band 5 rotations are across University College Hospital, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, St Pancras Rehab Unit (CNWL) and Barnet (CLCH). In some areas there is an expectation that staff participate in 7-day services other areas participate in weekend and on-call working.

We have a strong commitment to staff development and service improvement and provide regular supervision and in-service training. We currently have both permanent and fixed-term vacancies. Please only submit an application if you have a degree result and have your HCPC registration pending or already have HCPC registration.

Proposed Interview Date: TBC

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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

Jessica Bell: Jessica.bell6@nhs.net   

Sarah Hodgson: sarah.hodgson5@nhs.net or

Diana Keeling: d.keeling@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

020 34475051