Senior Physiotherapist - ICU/Surgical

£47,341 - £56,802
Town/City London W1G 6BW
Payment type Per annum
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer The London Clinic

Other benefits

Vacancy details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Senior Physiotherapist (ICU/Surgical) to join The London Clinic. This role is based at our main hospital located in Central London, W1G 6BW (Close to Regents Park & Baker Street tube stations).

The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, and we have been providing exceptional care since 1932. We have 8 premises, where we perform highly complex procedures as well as routine surgery & medicine. 

Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, and our Physiotherapy team are present on every clinical floor throughout the hospital where we provide a wide range of treatments to patients, as well as those who visit for outpatient treatment.

Job Profile:

As a Band 7 Senior Physiotherapist you will provide a comprehensive Physiotherapy service to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Surgical wards and provide specialist assessment, advice and treatment of patients within ICU and Surgical wards who potentially have highly complex respiratory-related disorders. 

  • Job Type:  This is a full time, permanent contract working 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday. Weekends when required dependant on the needs of the service.
  • Salary: The salary for this role is £47,341 - £56,802, and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Health Insurance, 33 day’s annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.

This advert will close once a suitable number of applications have been received – please do submit your interest ASAP.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the management of respiratory patients across the Clinic in both in-patient and out-patient settings, as required. To assist across other inpatient areas as required.
  • Undertake specialist assessment of patients on ICU/Surgery who may have diverse or complex presentations/multi pathologies; use advanced clinical reasoning skills and respiratory assessment techniques to provide appropriate treatment and ongoing management.
  • Use highly advanced theoretical and evidence-based knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology to support clinical reasoning.
  • Utilise highly developed therapeutic handling skills to support rehabilitation of patients on ICU/Surgery.
  • Assess impact of presenting condition on all aspects of patient’s life and determine appropriate management plans including onward referral as appropriate.
  • Assess patient understanding of treatment proposals, gain valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with patients who lack the capacity to consent to treatment.

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience of working as band 6 or 7 physiotherapist in ICU.
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and HCPC registered.
  • Proven experience with a broad spectrum of acute and chronic respiratory management.
  • Experience of quality issues and audit.
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills with high levels of communication skills to coach, mediate, negotiate, present and train.
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines, as well as demonstrating a forward looking and proactive approach, and working effectively within a team environment.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV to Katherine Turpie at

We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.