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Specialist Ventilation Physiotherapist

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
9 Aug 2019
8 Sep 2019

Job Description

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately Apply people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

rWe are looking for a Specialist Band 6 Physiotherapist to work for the North West Ventilation Service. 37.5 hours per week

The North West Ventilation Service is a tertiary referral centre in the North West region that cares for patients requiring domiciliary non-invasive / invasive ventilation and cough adjuncts either within a hospital setting, care home or patients own homes. Our clients include patients with chronic respiratory disease, neuromuscular disease and obesity related breathing disorders.

This is an exciting year for the service as we continue to establish our recently opened purpose built ventilation unit which included the opening of designated acute invasive ventilation weaning beds. These facilitate the liberation of patients from invasive ventilation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist to join our multi-disciplinary team. The role would suit someone who is looking to gain more experience with all aspects of ventilation, caring for in and out patients. This role will be an exciting opportunity to develop within the service and is likely to include significant aspects of outreach visits to patient’s homes or other hospitals/ hospices following relevant training.

A full driving licence is essential for this post.

Minimum of 2 year Band 5 experience is required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

David Gavin Lead Physiotherapist for the service



We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on Apply

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

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

Ref: WYTH70919

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