Senior Physiotherapist


Band 6 – Rotational Physiotherapist

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your physiotherapy skills?

Looking to experience working for a vibrant community, rich in cultural diversity?

Newham University Hospital, is a great place to work!

We are looking for the best talent to join our ambitious healthcare organisation. In return, we provide excellent professional development opportunities in a supportive, nurturing environment.

The Newham therapy team is innovative, creative and friendly, working closely with colleagues from other disciplines to deliver high quality, patient centred care.

We now have an opportunity for a Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our lively and dynamic team working within our therapy team at Newham University Hospital Staff join the band 6 rotation. Rotations last 9 months and include the following:-

    • Including tracheostomy management, ICU and HDU and bronchiectasis clinic
    • Trauma Orthopaedics
    • Older Peoples services both acute and slower stream therapy
    • Surgery and amputees including outpatient amputee group
    • Elective Orthopaedics in the new Barts Health Orthopaedic centre
    • Musculo-Skeletal Outpatients. Consultant referrals and including classes

Our band 6 development programme includes the following:-

    • Regular clinical training across sites, tailored to band 6 physiotherapists
    • Simulation training to develop crisis resource management
    • Advanced tracheostomy training
    • Access to a vast choice of courses through the Barts Health Leadership Academy. These include ILM level 3 courses
    • HR training to be able to competently use policies and procedure

This training and development along with a structured supervision and appraisal programme led by our band 7 and 8 senior staff, allows our band 6 staff to develop the skills to become strong band 7 candidates.

You will need relevant clinical post registration experience of delivering physiotherapy assessment and treatment intervention within the acute hospital setting, and state registration through the Health Care Professions Council.

For further information about the post please e-mail

  • Previous applicants need not to apply and applicants who have already been interviewed will not **

Please note: –

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees. This does not apply to Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) roles.

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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.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.