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Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist (MSK Outpatients)

Employer
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to come and join the MSK Outpatient team based in TSOPD at the Northern General Hospital.

We are looking for a dynamic clinical leader who will not only provide excellent clinical care, but will drive the education and development of their colleagues and the wider service.

The right candidate will be able to work as part of a wider team including their clinical colleagues both on site and in the wider services, the service management and administration team, and the Professional Heads of Service to deliver on innovation, best practice and efficiency.

Main duties of the job

Accountable for the delivery of high quality therapy care within a defined clinical area or pathway.

Responsible for providing expert clinical practice with advanced clinical reasoning and support to staff.

Provide clinical leadership to develop staff within the remit.

Lead evaluation and development of clinical practice within the specialism ensuring compliance with National and local guidelines and frameworks.

Develop the evidence base for practice through audit, clinical effectiveness and research activity and support.

Assist and support Clinical Service Managers and Lead Therapists in the service in the improvement and modernisation of services.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

MSK Therapy provides integrated Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy to the MSK Care Group at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The MSK Care group is made up of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Pain Management, Metabolic Bone, Hand Centre, MSK Therapy and Podiatric Surgery.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Physiotherapy.
  • Current HCPC Registration.
  • Postgraduate Masters level module in relevant subject to this post or equivalent knowledge and skills accumulated through formal training and experiential learning.


Desirable

  • Masters degree in relevant Speciality.


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience as a qualified therapist.
  • Significant experience at Specialist level in relevant specialty.
  • Clinical Educator.
  • Participation in Clinical Audit & Practice Development.
  • Supervision and line management of Therapy staff including appraisal.
  • Professional Presentations Experience in emergency respiratory on call including weekend work (PT only).


Desirable

  • Member of Special Interest Group
  • Governance.
  • Teaching.


Further Training

Essential

  • Evidence of continuous personal & professional development.
  • Current advanced clinical knowledge and skill in specialty.
  • Current knowledge of evidence-base for specialty.
  • Good basic knowledge of therapy practice for medicine, orthopaedics, neurology.


Desirable

  • NVQ Assessor.
  • Clinical Governance.
  • Risk Assessment.
  • Research, Clinical Audit or Practice.
  • Leadership Teaching


Special Skills/Aptitudes

Essential

  • Excellent team working skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, team working and leadership skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to act on own initiative, to prioritise work and manage multiple tasks for self and other. oAbility to analyse complex problems, formulate solutions and implement sustainable change. oConfident in working with a wide range of senior professionals. oAble to maintain confidentiality. oIT literate. Understanding of stress and ability to help others to cope under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to act on own initiative, to prioritise work and manage multiple tasks for self and other.
  • Ability to analyse complex problems, formulate solutions and implement sustainable change.
  • Confident in working with a wide range of senior professionals.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • IT literate.
  • Understanding of stress and ability to help others to cope under pressure.


Desirable

  • Understanding of therapy in an acute hospital or community setting.


Other Factors

Essential

  • Confident & assertive.
  • Flexible and reliable approach to working practices.
  • Mature and positive attitude to change management.
  • Proactive approach to service delivery


Desirable

  • Proactive approach to service delivery


Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Northern General Hospital

Herries Road

Sheffield

S5 7AU

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190-7161-DIR

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