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Exercise Leader
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Fixed Term - 1 year
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hrs per week
Job ref
153-KB-8401
Employer
Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hosps NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital
Town
Bournemouth
Salary
£21,089 - £23,761 pa
Closing
25/09/2019 23:59
Interview date
09/10/2019

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Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hosps NHS Foundation Trust logo

Exercise Leader

Band 4

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic Musculoskeletal Out-Patient
Therapy Team at the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Team provides a high quality, patient centered service to the Therapy outpatient
departments at both hospitals, local primary care sites and to the inpatient Orthopaedic
service. The service works closely with the Orthopaedic and Rheumatology departments
with therapists working as Extended Scope Practitioners. Senior clinicians within the
service provide a supportive working and learning environment.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic Exercise Leaders to join our team to
manage and develop the role that exercise plays in the rehabilitation from illness and
injury. The roles will oversee, and contribute to the development of, individual and group
exercise sessions within the Out-patient Therapy service. This will include running group
exercise sessions that are for condition specific rehabilitation, along with supervising
individual patients that have had specific exercise programs set by a qualified therapist.
The roles will be primarily based in the Bournemouth and Christchurch departments and
possibly further out in to the community as the service develops in these exciting times
within the NHS.

Successful applicants will have a sports science degree, or equivalent, qualification along
with at least level 3 qualifications in advanced fitness instruction leading to being on the
register of exercise professionals.

Applicants should have some experience of working with clients/patients in a clinical
setting.

This position is Full-time 37.5 hours fixed contract for one year maternity cover. A job
share arrangement may be considered should part time hours be preferable.

Closing Date:  25 September 2019 

Interview Date: 9th October 2019

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

James Creasey, Senior Physiotherapist and Clinical Specialist in Lower Limb Therapyon
01202 704456 or james.creasey@rbch.nhs.uk