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Static B5 MSK Physiotherapist

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapists to join our musculoskeletal outpatient team at Christchurch Hospital and Poole Hospital.

These roles provide the opportunity to specialise in MSK outpatients at a relatively early stage in your career. You would be expected to be on the orthopaedic weekend rota. Some Band 5's also sit on the respiratory on call rota.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high-quality care to patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

This role requires HCPC Registration.

Base Location: Poole and/or Christchurch Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for providing specialist advice on the management of musculoskeletal conditions to patients, carers, and other healthcare professionals. Work without direct supervision and provide support, guidance, and training to peers, technical instructors, physiotherapy assistants, and students.

The post holder is accountable to the MSK Physiotherapy Manager.

The post holder is responsible for ensuring a high standard of clinical care for the patients under their management and supporting more junior staff to do likewise.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

Person Specification



  • 12 - 18 Months post grad experience
  • MSK outpatients Experience
  • Orthopaedics Experience



  • HPC Registration
  • B Sc (Hons)/MSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy or equivalent


  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Member of a clinical interest group.



  • Ability to prioritise clinical workload
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team


  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


University Hospitals - All Sites


BH15 2JB

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