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Band 6 Physio SIU

Band 6

Main area
Spinal Injuries
Band 6
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£30,401 - £37,267per annum pro rata
28/07/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Physiotherapist (2 Posts - 1.0 wte and 0.5 wte)


Spinal Injuries Therapy Team


Part Time: 18.75 hours per week which may include working flexibly over 7 days and participation in the on-call respiratory service.

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week which may include working flexibly over 7 days and participation in the on-call respiratory service.  

Band 6

£30,401 - £37,267 Per annum, Pro rata


Please  be aware that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated should a sufficient number of applications be received you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly specialist MDT Spinal Therapy Team. We are looking for a suitable candidate to work in our 51 bedded North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre based at Southport District General Hospital.

The Spinal Therapy Team work closely with the wider MDT within the Centre to facilitate safe, seamless discharge through assessment, treatment and discharge planning with community colleagues.  You would become an integral member of this team.

The Spinal Therapy Team is a friendly and supportive place to work and you will work alongside experienced Therapy Team Leaders who will also supply the successful post holder with day to day operational management. 

There are a wide range of training opportunities and supervision and mentorship are rated high in terms of supporting staff and caring for staff.

The successful candidates will be part of the respiratory on call rota and will be given appropriate training and support prior to joining it.

If you feel you are enthusiastic and driven to be part of this highly motivated and respected team we would encourage you to apply.

You must have:-

  • Recognised Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • HCPC registration
  • Relevant courses or experience

Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Children's & Adults' Barred Lists.


Date Advertised: 12th July, 2019

Date Advert Close: 28th July, 2019

Date of Interviews: 14th August, 2019





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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

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Christine Hogg/Paula Davies Spinal Therapy Team Leaders on 01704 705115 (answer phone to leave a message) or 01704 547471 bleep 3819.