Senior Physiotherapist

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
11 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019

Job Description

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Band 7, Respiratory Specialist Nurse or Physiotherapist

37.5 hours per week (7 day Service)

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic, forward thinking physiotherapist to join our well established, award winning and friendly multi-disciplinary Team. The Clinician led Adult Respiratory Care and Rehabilitation Team (ARCaRe) provides a Service to patients in Tower Hamlets who live with chronic lung disease (COPD, Asthma, IPF, bronchiectasis etc.).

The Team is truly multidisciplinary, with Nurses, Physiotherapists, Home Oxygen Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychology, Respiratory Physiologist, Dietitian, Bengali Speaking Rehab Support workers and Respiratory Consultant support. Our Team are involved with the care of patients from diagnosis (Spirometry) through to end of life. We offer an exciting and varied workload and peer support from five other Band 7’s. The post holder would be given the opportunity over time to develop Services within all of the Clinical areas (admission avoidance, inpatients, supported discharge, rehab, enhanced care and, home oxygen and NIV and End of Life care). Having a large Team allows for flexibility based upon the individual and Service’s needs.

The post would suit either an experienced Band 7 who is looking to further their experience, or a band 6 who is ready to take on a Band 7 role in a well-supported environment. You will be supported in the development of both your clinical and managerial skills and enjoy the benefits of working within a large trust with a range of clinical specialist staff. The Team works collaboratively with Nursing and Therapy Teams across acute and community. We have strong professional links with our Respiratory Medicine colleagues in BartsHealth as well as GP’s and primary care Services in Tower Hamlets.

The post holder will need to be flexible to cover different areas of the Service, and would be expected to support 7 day working. Support will be provided for CPD and personal development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Jane Simpson at Apply or on Applycrvdbrcktso Tues – Thurs)

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible

Ref: 975207SBH

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