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Lead Physiotherapist

HCA UK at the Harborne Hospital – Birmingham, West Midlands
Full time
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Role: Lead Physiotherapist

Site: The Harborne Hospital, Birmingham  
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Shift patterns: 7.5 hours per day, shift patterns between 8.30am-16.30pm or 9.00am-17.00pm
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Paying up to £57,000.00 per annum depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)  

We’re looking for a Lead Physiotherapist to join our Allied Health Professionals team at The Harborne Hospital based in Birmingham.

The Harborne Hospital - part of HCA Healthcare UK is a brand new £100million, purpose built 50 bed, multi-speciality private hospital opening in Birmingham in January 2024. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham campus, the hospital will have the deep clinical infrastructure, equipment and facilities and expert, experienced teams to deliver full clinical pathways across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties at all levels of complexity including Cardiology, Cancer, Complex surgery and Orthopaedics. The Harborne Hospital is the 4th NHS partnership within this network, partnering with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust.

As the Physiotherapist, you will provide managerial and administrative support to the Matron and assist in managing the technical resources efficiently and effectively, ensuring the smooth running of a first-class service at The Harborne Hospital. The Physiotherapist will provide expert assessment, management and education for patients requiring physiotherapy, utilising evidence-based practice.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To demonstrate highly skilled clinical abilities and expertise within physiotherapy, underpinned by advanced theoretical knowledge of professional practice and with a specific focus on the management of patients with critical care, cardiac, complex surgical problems as well as general surgical and orthopaedic patients.
  • To undertake a comprehensive physiotherapy assessment of the individual patient including those with multi-pathological presentations; to gain relevant information from the subjective and objective clinical examination; to apply advanced clinical reasoning skills; to formulate a clinical diagnosis of their condition; set therapeutic/rehabilitation goals and objectives
  • To provide support, teaching and highly specialist advice to other members of staff in the team.
  • To formulate and deliver an individual treatment programme based on specialist knowledge of evidence-based practice and treatment options using clinical skills.


What you'll bring...

  • Graduate Diploma or BSc in Physiotherapy
  • Registration with MCSP and HCPC
  • Experience providing care to mixed cohort of patients and specialisms including general in-patient surgery, ITU and respiratory
  • Significant and relevant post graduate experience
  • ·Knowledge of relevant hospital policies and procedures

Why HCA UK?  


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 a Staff Nurse in IVF 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.  

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