Advanced Physiotherapist

East London NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum inc HCA Pro rata
Closing date
29 Oct 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
This advert is for a 0.2 WTE position. Community Health Newham (part of East London NHS Foundation Trust) is recruiting for a Band 8a Physiotherapist to join our enthusiastic, friendly, and supportive team in Stratford, East London. This position will be based in the musculoskeletal physiotherapy service however the successful post holder may be required on other sites within the Trust as required. The specialist team provides assessment and treatment for patients with a variety of musculoskeletal presentations and conditions.

Main duties of the job

The post gives the opportunity to work within the triage service and MSK Physiotherapy service, contributing to its development, as well as developing an understanding of the wider health care community. The post holder will be supporting the Band 6 and 7 Physiotherapists within the team involving supervision, appraisal and in-service training. There will be opportunities to attend relevant external courses for developmental purposes.

About us

You will be fully supported by the Clinical Lead, other Extended Scope Practitioners and by East London NHS Foundation Trust as a whole, which are committed to support staff in their delivery of a quality integrated service.

Stratford is a dynamic, diverse multicultural area with excellent links to the City of London an exciting part of the Olympic legacy.

This post requires that you have the ability to travel between locations to carry out your work and to attend training and meetings daily access to transport is therefore essential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are seeking an individual, who is an excellent team worker that can help develop the MSK triage service, working alongside the existing extended scope team. This person must be self-motivated and able to keep an up-to-date knowledge base. There would be an expectation of an advanced level skill set, including injection therapy. An ability to work under pressure and to be able to respond and adapt to changes is a must in the current NHS environment. This post may involve working in lone clinics. You will possess a Degree or equivalent graduate diploma in physiotherapy along with current Health Care Professions Council Registration and relevant IT skills.

Person Specification



  • 5 years post registration and NHS experience
  • Specialist management experience
  • CPD



  • HCPC
  • Knowledge and skills in extended role



  • Empathy, objective, professional ability to deal with patients
  • Physically fit can comply to manual handling guidelines

Knowledge and skills


  • Advanced knowledge
  • Meet HCPC CSP guidelines
  • Leadership skills

Employer details

Employer name

East London NHS Foundation Trust


CM Physio MSK Community

29 Romford Rd


E15 4LY

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