Job Title

Rotational Physiotherapist


Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust




Band 5 - £24,907 - £30,615


Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s largest specialist cardiothoracichospital, and has a world famous reputation for innovation and clinical excellence.

You will be joining the Trust at a very exciting time following our move last year to a brand new hospital building on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The state-of-the-art building is virtuallyall single room en-suite accommodation for patients and is co-located with Cambridge University Hospital.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to work as part of thePhysiotherapy team, providing a comprehensive Physiotherapy service to patientswith a wide range of cardio-respiratory conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

This role is suitable for a newly qualified Physiotherapist or an experienced Band 5. Applicants must demonstrate strong respiratory knowledge, skills and experience. The role is a rotational post, including cardiac and thoracic surgery, cardiology,transplantation, critical care, cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis.

You will be part of a friendly, supportive and proactive team, with a full induction andmentorship programme. CPD, service development, audit and research are stronglyencouraged. There are opportunities for staff to access specialist courses within the cardiothoracic field.

The successful applicant must:

  • · Be HCPC registered
  • · Have relevant respiratory experience – having completed a respiratory placement or rotation
  • · Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills within the multi-disciplinary team environment
  • · Be able to justify their clinical decision making
  • · Have the ability to plan, prioritise and time manage respiratory patients appropriately
  • · Be able to work weekends, late shifts and on-calls on a 7 day working patternfollowing appropriate competency training

For further information or to have an informal discussion, please contact either:

Charlotte Cherry-Downes, Tel:

Ross Brawn, Tel:

Closing Date:

27th September 2020

Interview Date:

6th October 2020

Reference: 40883149

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