Senior Physiotherapist

Town/City Basildon SS16 5NL
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Contract unspecified
Closing date
Job reference 431-MED-6731-B
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Workplace Basildon Hospital, Basildon

Other benefits

Vacancy details

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative and dynamic place to work. Our values - safe, caring, excellent – are at the core of everything we do and are the basis for our interactions with patients and each other.

The Trust is rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission who described our services as effective, caring, responsive and well-led. Basildon Hospital was the first in the country to be rated as ‘outstanding’ for maternity care and our ambition is to become ‘outstanding’ in as many services as possible over the coming months and years.

We offer an extensive range of acute healthcare services at Basildon University Hospital, Orsett Hospital and the St Andrew’s Centre in Billericay. We also provide specialist cardiothoracic services for the whole of Essex and further afield at The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, which has a reputation for leading developments in cardiac surgery and cardiology procedures.

We work collaboratively with our NHS partners in mid and south Essex to ensure that local people have access to the best possible healthcare services.

We are part of UCLPartners, an academic health and science partnership with over 40 members who together form one of the world’s leading centres of medical innovation and education. We offer a professional environment where all staff have excellent education, coaching, mentoring, training and development opportunities.

We are looking for talented individuals who are committed to working as part of our healthcare team delivering an excellent, caring service to patients.

Take a look our Trust values video on our website and see if you have what it takes to be one of the team!


A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Stroke team within Basildon Hospital. We are looking for a enthusiastic and driven individual to lead the team and contribute to the development of the service to benefit patients and staff alike.


The successful candidate lead a team of Physiotherapists in the delivery of high quality care within the Hyper Acute and Acute Stroke pathways and in conjunction with the Integrated Therapy Lead contribute to strategic planning and development of the physiotherapy service within this service across the whole organisation.

Uses advanced clinical reasoning skills to provide specialist support and advice to the physiotherapy and other medical staff whilst maintaining a clinical caseload of highly complex patients as an autonomous practitioner.

Uses professional and clinical leadership in the development and implementation of a comprehensive training and personal development plan for all physiotherapy staff within designated area and in conjunction with the Integrated Therapy Lead strives to ensure excellence of training across the whole organisation.

Responsible, with the Integrated Therapy Lead, in maintaining and improving all aspects of clinical governance, evidence based practice and quality assurance in service area and across whole organisation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bradley Tiffin (

How to apply

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bradley Tiffin (