Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Senior Physiotherapist

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Job ref
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum (plus supplements if required to work unsocial hours or weekends)
11/05/2018 23:59

The 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 of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton 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 values-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 significance 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  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


Outpatient Physiotherapist

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

Band 5 – Fixed Term 1 year

An exciting opportunity has arisen to come and work at an internationally recognised specialist orthopaedic hospital with a world renowned research centre and the only independent physiotherapy research department in an NHS hospital.

What we can offer you:  

The job is within the very dynamic and friendly outpatient physiotherapy department.  We are a large supportive, highly motivated and sociable team.   We are keen to help you develop whilst this role by offering you teaching and research opportunities and lively debate.  

You will be well supported by experienced clinical specialists, researchers, and we have close links with approachable supportive surgeons and MDT.   We encourage a cross fertilisation of ideas, clinical research and a thirst for knowledge with forward thinking evidence based practice

Being based in the city of Oxford means we are easy to reach and have excellent access to London and the countryside.

What we are looking for:

A physiotherapist with the ability to work with a high degree of professional autonomy.   You will be competent and have experience in the management of patients relevant to this role.

The role would involve providing musculoskeletal assessment, management and treatment for patients within outpatients, and hydrotherapy.  High standards of care are expected. 

You will have a minimum of 2 years postgraduate experience, and ideally 1 years musculoskeletal experience.


Closing - 11-05-18

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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

Please do not hesitate to contact Colette Tracey  for further information or to arrange an informal visit

Colette Tracey MSC MCSP MACP

Team Leader Physiotherapy Outpatients

Physiotherapy Department

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

01865 738074 

If you have problems applying, contact

01865 226133