Inpatient Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£39000 - £41000 per annum + + gym & healthcare
07 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
R0039895
Nuffield Health
Full Time

Inpatient Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Nuffield Health is Britain's largest not-for-profit healthcare organisation. Join us as a Inpatient Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in our Cambridge Fitness and Wellbeing Gym and play your part in building a healthier nation.

This role will ensure the delivery of high-quality physiotherapy care to patients and their journey through treatment in inpatients. Working with a multi-disciplinary senior management team, you will ensure quality service onsite, whilst also championing central protocols and pathways.

As the Inpatient Clinical Lead, you will ensure the team deliver evidence-based quality physiotherapy care, drive innovation and provide support on complex queries. You will support the Integrated Clinical Services Manager by bridging the clinical skills knowledge gap between the physiotherapy team and the operational management team.

The opportunity

With the recent reconfiguration of the team working sites between the hospital and the wellbeing centre in Cambridge, we are looking to ensure we continue to be able to offer the highest standards of clinical care to all cohorts of inpatient and out patients.

As our Inpatient Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, you will (but not limited to):

  • Take clinical standards compliance accountability for the inpatient team.

  • Support the inpatient team clinically (CPD, clinical service development, clinical 1-2-1's).

  • Ensure high patient satisfaction and address areas of concern.

  • Responsible for investigating clinical complaints in line with the Nuffield Health complaints policy, in collaboration with other stakeholders.

  • Understand care pathways and flagships.

  • Manage cover through rotas and case load management, by ensuring support and relevant cover.

  • Support recruitment and inductions.

  • Liaise and work closely with the Integrated Clinical Services Manager for operational concerns.

The Person

As our Inpatient Clinical Lead Physiotherapist you will have:

  • BSc or equivalent in chosen field with Extensive post grad experience of MSK Physiotherapy

  • Registered with the appropriate professional body.

  • Evidence of leadership or management roles previously, with ongoing CPD in area of clinical expertise and leadership/management.

  • Experience of developing services and delivering quality improvement initiatives.

  • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively and share best practice and inspire clinical development.

  • Ability to prioritise and deal with varied workload in an effective and timely manner.

  • Commitment towards the use of evidence-based practice and the ability to demonstrate excellent clinical skills in the chosen field.

  • MSc Physiotherapy/Working towards is desirable.

The Benefits

We believe in our people and to help you develop your skills and progress your career in Nuffield Health

- You will be supported by your regional clinical lead
- Have protected CPD time, access to a local in-service training program and training events organised by the Nuffield Health Academy including both clinical and leadership courses.
- There will also been mentoring support within the department from Senior Physiotherapists and support with career development.

As Nuffield Health continues to grow you can choose to develop your career within clinical roles or by moving into managerial positions. We support and encourage post-graduate education and have formed a partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University which will offer fantastic learning and research opportunities in the future.

We want you to be the best you can be. We promise that we will support you with training opportunities, career development options and our unique health & wellbeing focused benefits package. This includes free membership across all of our Fitness & Wellbeing clubs, along with free private healthcare. Not only this but we also offer a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing.

We encourage flexible working and flexibility with shift patterns.

Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation.


Salary - £39,000- £41,000 dependant on experience
Full time, 40 hours a week

Location - Cambridge

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews will be arranged accordingly. We reserve the right to close adverts early, for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications. Therefore please apply early to ensure you are considered for the post.