Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Respiratory Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Therapies and Rehabilitation
Band 6
full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Horton Hospital
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum
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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values







The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust delivers healthcare services at the four main hospital sites, the John Radcliffe Hospital, the Churchill Hospital, The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the Horton General Hospital. Services are also based in health centres, or adjoined to community hospitals across Oxfordshire. The Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy teams have merged into an integrated Therapies Service to support the development of a clinically led organisation and to meet the national and local improvement agenda for healthcare services.



Horton Hospital ACUTE Therapy Services

Band 6  Respiratory Physiotherapist 


Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary tbc

Permanent Contract



We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Physiotherapist to join our team at the Horton Hospital, Banbury.


This post will be providing a service to patients with acute Respiratory needs, in the Acute General Medicine, in-patient team.


The role will involve working collaboratively with the MDT in the Critical Care Unit, and the Acute General Medical wards. Experience of working within these areas is essential. The physiotherapist is required to work in a challenging, fast-moving environment. They will be involved in complex assessments and discharge planning and support the wider team in expediting and ensuring timely discharges from these clinical areas with a patient focus.


The post holder will support the Team Leads in service delivery and provide informal and formal support to Band 5 Physiotherapy rotational staff and therapy assistants. The post holder is required to contribute to the weekend respiratory voluntary rota.


Our staff also benefit from; a strong commitment to training, tailor-made high quality development plans and regular supervision, flexible working including 7 day working opportunities, post-graduate education and research opportunities.


As a cutting edge service, with new developments and the creation of new roles at all grades, we are in the fortunate position of developing innovate service delivery.

We welcome informal visits from interested candidates.



Closing Date for application: 21.01.18


Interview Date:30.01.19

Please note  - Late applications will not be considered

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

For any queries regarding this post please contact:


Lisa Brock,  Senior Physiotherapist lisa.brock@ouh.nhs.uk or


Anne Armitage, Therapy Manager: anne.armitage@ouh.nhs.uk