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Advanced Oncology Physiotherapist

London Bridge Hospital – London
Full time
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Role: Advanced Oncology Outpatient Physiotherapist
Site: London Bridge Hospital (The Shard)
Full time permanent: 37.5 hours
Salary:  Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)  

We’re looking for an Advanced Band 7 Physiotherapist to joining our Outpatient team based at The Shard. Currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

The London Bridge Hospital in South East London encompasses an outpatients and diagnostic centre in The Shard; the large world-class hospital based at the Tooley Street site; Private Care at Guys, which is on the top four floors of Guys Hospital Cancer Centre; and outpatient and diagnostic centres across the City and Canary Wharf.

As an Advanced Physiotherapist you will have the skill and experience to manage an Oncology and Lymphoedema Outpatient caseload, whilst supporting the Physiotherapy Lead with service development initiatives.

Applicants with only Oncology experience will be considered for the role, however a desire to gain competency in Lymphoedema management is essential. For the right candidate, HCA will support the upskilling and development through professional Lymphoedema training.

Duties include:

  • To provide comprehensive initial and ongoing assessment for each patient

  • To plan and implement treatment using SMART goals

  • To work to the highest standard to facilitate evidence based practice in line with local and national guidelines

  • To effectively manage a Lymphoedema case load and provide specialised treatment to patients within the LBH campus, including implementing quality initiatives and quality assurance methods for the Lymphoedema service.

  • To take an active role in the management and development of the Lymphoedema service at LBH in conjunction with the Outpatient Physiotherapy Lead and Clinical Physiotherapy Lead

  • To assist in the marketing of the Lymphoedema service and liaison with consultants

  • To practice in accordance with the CSP & HCPC standards, demonstrating exceptional personal and professional conduct complying with the HCA code of conduct

  • As per service need may be required to provide a Lymphoedema service to patients in other areas of the hospital/across HCA

  • To communicate effectively with Oncology and Haematology consultants, and other referral sources, developing and building professional relationships, through regular written and verbal communication.

Skills and Experience

  • Physiotherapy degree qualification

  • HCPC registration

  • Relevant post graduate training in Oncology

  • Relevant post graduate training in Lymphoedema e.g. garment fitting, Vodders.

  • Outpatient experience


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As an Advanced Physiotherapist you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

For more information get in touch with Tracy directly. 


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