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Senior Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist

London Bridge Hospital – London
Full time
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Role: Senior Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist (Cardiothoracics)

Site: The London Bridge Hospital

Hours: Full-time, 37.5hrs per week Monday to Friday (on-call & weekend participation required)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary:  Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development) 

We’re looking for a Senior Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist (Cardiothoracics) to join our London Bridge Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

The London Bridge Hospital campus 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 Senior Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist (Cardiothoracics) you will be responsible for a full clinical caseload, whilst supporting the Inpatient

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Lead and Advanced Respiratory Physiotherapist with service development initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To be primarily responsible for an inpatient respiratory clinical caseload (cardiothoracics), providing high quality physiotherapy care to patients across the London Bridge Hospital and HCA at Guys campuses.

  • To be able to provide clinical support across other areas of the hospital including ITU/ECU, orthopaedics, oncology and general surgery.

  • To contribute to the management of the department, audit, clinical governance and to maintain personal CPD.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • Physiotherapy Degree Qualification or MSc level

  • HCPC registration

  • Highly specialised experience in respiratory physiotherapy, including IT

  • Experience working within in-patient settings within an acute hospital

  • Experience working across other disciplines within physiotherapy e.g rotations


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 or for a copy of the job description, please email Nina on

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