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MSK Rotational Physiotherapist

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Band 6 Full time, 37.5 per week Rotational (MSK/Rheumatology/Orthopaedics) Are you a physiotherapist keen to work in a large teaching hospital? Are you committed to the provision of evidence informed practice and the development of motivated junior staff? Do you want to work in an environment with class facilities and a focus on manual and exercise therapy education of undergraduate and postgraduate students research and clinical audit?

An opportunity has arisen for a musculoskeletal specialist to join the Therapies team within Northwick Park , Ealing and Central Middlesex Hospitals. The post holder will be a qualified Physiotherapist, with at least 18 months experience within the physiotherapy specialty. You should have completed at least two specialist musculoskeletal rotations, which would ideally include an Orthopaedic inpatient rotation.

We would consider a competency based developmental position for a Band 5 working towards a band 6 role, and the individual would need to have been qualified for one year and have completed one rotation in MSK.

Main duties of the job

You will have the opportunity to be involved in many projects within the MSK and Orthopeadic services.

You will contribute to the further development of the service in addition to undertaking a busy, variable caseload in an outpatient setting which accepts referrals from both Consultants and GP's, including hydrotherapy and Community Clinics.

The Inpatient cover will provide the opportunity to work with both elective and trauma caseloads.

One rotation is split with early supported discharge of NWB orthopaedic patients and outpatients.

There will be a supervisory responsibility for a Band 5 physiotherapist and students, providing appraisals, teaching and clinical support with managing demanding caseloads. You will also have roles linked to the Band 7 line managers that will facilitate your managerial and leadership qualities. We have an excellent in-service training program. The MSK Therapies team also has a strong Band 8 strategic and clinical leadership team, who support the MSK physiotherapy team to deliver the best possible patient care.

You will also be expected to work 1 weekend in 5 as part of our MSK/Orthopaedic weekend working service but not respiratory on call

We would consider a competency based developmental position for a Band 5 working towards a band 6 role, and the individual would need to have been qualified for one year and have completed one rotation in MSK.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

As a Trust, we are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities.Applications from these groups are welcomed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities:

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

For further information please contact Maya Pote, Therapy Lead via email

Person Specification



  • 18 months expereince as band 5


  • band 6 experience



  • Rotations in MSK, orthopaedics


  • Experience in neuro, community and rheumatology

Evidence of ogoing CPD


  • Evidence of regular CPD/ audit


  • Evidence of external courses/ clinical educators course

Mentioned HEART values


  • Mentioned HEART values


  • Examples of HEART values

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Rotational, Northwick Park Hospital, Central Middlesex, Ealing Hospital

Watford road



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