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Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Hinchingbrooke Hospital
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum, pro-rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our MSK Outpatient team. This post will primarily be based at Hinchingbrooke Hospital but may also be required to work from Doddington Hospital.

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust has a CQC rating Outstanding (September 2019). It is a pioneering trust with a large musculoskeletal physiotherapy business unit jointly led by a Clinical Leadership team.

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust is a pioneering trust with a large musculoskeletal physiotherapy business unit jointly led by a Clinical Leadership team. This vacancy is within the Huntingdon locality, within a friendly and vibrant outpatient department. The trust provides excellent opportunities for professional development and career progression.

We are looking for a clinician with an innovative approach and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The applicant should have at least two years recent post graduate experience including musculoskeletal outpatients and also have experience of working within a health service sector, either acute or community.

Main duties of the job

Musculoskeletal Static Band 6 Physiotherapist

To assist in the management of the day-to-day clinical and administrative services of the team to ensure that a proficient and effective service is provided to all patients.

To undertake advanced assessment and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal problems that may have complex and or chronic presentation and to determine clinical diagnosis and physiotherapy treatment indicated, and to maintain records as an autonomous practitioner.

To undertake clinical duties in a number of ways which may include face to face consultations, virtual consultations and Group settings.

Specialist assessment and treatment of patients as part of the multidisciplinary team, working towards maintaining a high standard of service in designated areas, independently responsible for own caseload and area of responsibility. Responsible for managing, prioritising and delegating this clinical caseload.

About us

Rated 'Outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission, we are proud to provide high quality innovative services across most of the east of England that enable people to receive care closer to home and live healthier lives.

There's one reason why our services are outstanding - and that's our amazing staff - who, for the seventh year running, rated us incredibly highly in the national staff survey.

If you share our passion for innovative and high-quality care delivery, then please submit your application and join us on our exciting journey as a leading-edge specialist community provider. All are welcome to apply and our promise to you is a culture which prioritises staff engagement and development.

Job description Job responsibilities

  • To be professionally and legally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients in your care. To ensure high standards of clinical care for patients and support more junior members of staff to do likewise. At all times post-holder will work within CSP and CCS guidelines.
  • Evaluate and prioritise the referrals received based on clinical need and communication with the referring party. In complex cases this may be in conjunction with a Band 7 staff member.
  • To undertake the comprehensive assessment of patients, including those with a complex and multiple presentation, using investigative and analytical skills, and to formulate individualised management and treatment plans using clinical reasoning and utilising a wide range of treatment skills and options to formulate a specialised programme of care.
  • To interpret and analyse clinical and non-clinical facts to form accurate diagnosis and prognoses in a wide range of complex conditions and to recommend the best course of intervention, developing comprehensive discharges plans where appropriate.
  • To demonstrate highly developed dexterity, co-ordination and palpatory senses for assessment and manual treatment of patients.
  • To accept clinical responsibility for a caseload of patients and to organise this effectively and efficiently with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.
  • To treat patients in group settings of up to 15 patients. To be responsible for assessing suitability of patients for group treatment and on-going monitoring of individuals within the group.
  • To actively participate in working groups, clinical governance sessions and to contribute to the development of policy changes within musculoskeletal care that will impact on all service users.
  • To provide spontaneous and planned advice, teaching and instruction and training to relatives, carers and other professionals, to promote understanding of the aims of physiotherapy and to ensure a consistent approach to patient care.
  • To co-ordinate and ensure effective delivery of physiotherapy services in GP clinics / surgeries if required by the business manager.
  • To maintain accurate, comprehensive and up to date documentation in line with legal and departmental requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications & Training Essential
  • HCPC Registration
  • MSK experience
Experience Essential
  • At least 18 months experience
  • MSK experience - NHS experience desirable
Knowledge & Skills Essential
  • Knowledge of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and relevant courses / knowledge
  • Relevant CPD

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