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Physiotherapy Manager

Nuffield Health
England, Devon, Exeter
£47251 - £53000 per annum + + gym & healthcare
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Physiotherapy Manager

Exeter Hospital | Permanent | Full-time | Includes weekend work

Up to £53,000.00 depending on skills and experience


We are looking for a great manager for the Health Assessment and Physiotherapy teams at our bustling Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital site. The role of Physiotherapy Manager is to ensure a genuinely exceptional client experience throughout the two teams, covering inpatient & outpatient physiotherapy services and the health screening offerings delivered by physiologists and GPs.

You will be expected to maintain a clinical caseload, to participate in the CPD and in-service training schedule and weekend working where necessary. You will also be involved in marketing and promotion of the department within the local area.

Nuffield Health is committed to making a real difference to the health and wellbeing of those we treat. Our expertise and dedication to improving people's lives, has rightly given us a reputation that is second to none in the sector and as an employer of choice, we recognise the importance of attracting the right caliber of individuals to our teams.


The Role


The hospital is brilliantly placed to support and mentor the successful candidate for this role, alongside our academy training programmes. As Manager you will;


  • be expected to manage the Physiotherapy and Health Assessment services within the framework of robust clinical governance, professional standards and the Healthcare Standards Act 2000.

  • be responsible for managing the daily operational needs of each team, departmental budgets, health and safety documents and updates, line manage a mixture of employees including GPs, physiotherapists, physiologists, clinical assistants and administrative staff, and strive to achieve all the set key performance indicators. You will oversee any clinical incidents or complaints.

  • Ensure regular monitoring and audits of the standards of treatment and services provided.

  • be expected to maintain a small clinical caseload delivering high quality and effective care that is evidence based, Safe, Effective, Caring, Well-led and Responsive to our patient's needs. You will contribute as a practising physiotherapist to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and post operative cases, playing a key role in helping our patients achieve, maintain, and recover to the level of health and wellbeing that they aspire to.

  • be expected to participate in the team CPD and in-service training schedule. You will have a personal CPD budget to encourage you to continue your own learning and striving for clinical excellence.

As the leader of two teams you will have peer support available from other hospital Heads of Departments, your Regional Clinical Leads for Physiotherapy, Physiology and GPs, along with strong leadership from the Senior Management team on site.


The Person

You will need to have:

  • Proven post qualification clinical experience

  • Operational management experience within a healthcare setting is desirable

  • Financial management experience within a healthcare setting is desirable

  • Significant experience in physiotherapy delivery

  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team

  • Evidence of leadership within a team of health care professionals

  • Candidates must be computer literate as we use an electronic patient record system

  • Have a BSc in Physiotherapy or equivalent; you'll be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)

Nuffield Health offer a state-of-the-art environment in which to further your career. Our innovative way of working integrates services that range from Pilates to complementary therapies. And our market leading continuing professional development programmes give you the time, support and budget to train properly. You'll also enjoy the fact that we put our clients at the centre of everything we do, which means you get the chance to deliver genuinely personal and tailored services.

Helping you feel good.


We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That's why we've developed a benefits package with you in mind. From free private healthcare to gym membership, a cycle to work scheme and more. At Nuffield Health, we take care of what's important to you.


Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital


The Exeter Nuffield hospital is based next to the RD&E hospital in Wonford, Exeter. The hospital has 2 theatres, as well as a hybrid cardiac catheter laboratory/theatre and an Endoscopy suite. There are two ward areas: an inpatient area with 21 beds and a day-case ward with 12 beds. We also have a busy outpatient department, pharmacy, physiotherapy, and radiology department including an MRI scanner. We specialise in elective orthopaedic and spinal surgery, cardiology including invasive procedures, general surgery, plastics and cosmetic surgery, ENT, and gynaecology. The Hospital has a MAKO robot that undertakes some of the joint replacement surgery which we have become well known for in this field of surgery.



Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today.


If you like what you see, why not start your application now? We consider applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close adverts early (for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications). So, it's a good idea to apply right away to ensure you're considered for this role.


It starts with you.



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