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Specialist MSK Physiotherapist Rotational

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This role is a real opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop their musculoskeletal skills as part of our established MSK rotations.

A dynamic individual would contribute to the 8 month program based at various MSK Physiotherapy departments across the beautiful Herefordshire county managing an adult caseload of MSK patients across the spectrum of acute and chronic conditions in both primary and secondary care.

The successful candidate would work as part of a committed and progressive MSK team including specialist physiotherapists, advanced practice and FCP colleagues.

Main duties of the job

This role will have a demanding clinical caseload of adult MSK patients, the successful candidate will be expected to provide a high quality service demonstrating advanced clinical reasoning for patients with divers and complex presentations.

The successful candidate will be able to participate in local and national research and audit as well as identify and initiate improvement across the wider MSK service.

Through training and development this role will allow the candidate to engage in the continued professional development of themselves, colleagues and the wider service.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

Worcestershire is our neighbouring county. The post holder will be required to travel between sites.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification for detailed description of main duties and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • BSc or MSc Physiotherapy
  • Registration with the Health Professions Council (UK)
  • Evidence of relevant and up to date post graduate training


  • Proven post registration experience, in relevant specialism

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Substantial experience within NHS
  • Clinical skills encompassing the core areas of exercise therapy, management of pain relief, mobility training and therapeutic handling
  • Understanding and use of reflective practice
  • Computer literacy



  • Proven of experience in MSK field

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Wye valley NHS Trust, Hereford County Hospital Physiotherapy Department

Stonebow Road



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