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MSK and Orthopaedic Physiotherapist

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Harlow
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum, pro rata (Plus 5% HCAS)
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An opportunity is available for a Physiotherapist to join our innovative team at Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, based in Harlow, Essex. We provide ongoing care to a broad range of patients, ranging from those who are critically unwell, to those who need minimal rehabilitation or assessment and advice.

You will be responsible for providing a high standard of assessment, advice, treatment and evaluation of patients referred to the acute Inpatient Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Service and the MSK physiotherapy service, including patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions.

Rotations last 9 months and will rotate between the 2 areas. In return, you will be supported in your efforts to build on your previous experience to further develop your clinical competencies and leadership skills. There will be some weekend working in Orthopaedics (respiratory on call is optional).

This post is a part time position (15 hours per week) and is part of a job share. Days can be negotiated on appointment.

Main duties of the job

To be a specialist Physiotherapist responsible for providing a high standard of assessment, advice, treatment and evaluation of patients referred to outpatients MSK (Musculoskeletal) department and Inpatient Orthopaedics, which includes trauma and elective wards. This may include patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditions.

To build on previous experience to further develop clinical and managerial competencies.

To work as an autonomous professional according to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy rules of Professional Conduct and Standards of Physiotherapy, and the Health Professions Council's regulations

About us

Our Organisation

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We employ 3,500 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire, centred on the M11 corridor and the towns of Harlow, Bishop's Stortford and Epping. Our extended catchment area incorporates a population of up to 500,000 and includes the areas of Hoddesdon, Cheshunt and Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.

Our Values

The Princess Alexandra Promise to our patients as identified by our 3 values which will contribute to improving our patient experiences:

Patient at heart - Always holding the patient and their wellbeing at the centre of our thoughts and efforts

Everyday excellence - Sharing and celebrating our successes, being honest when we get it wrong, giving us the ability to learn from both

Creative collaboration - Knowing strength comes from diversity, we combine our experiences, skills and talents, working together to find new and better ways to care

The Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst building for excellence and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values to the highest level.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification, available to download at any time.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Phsyiotherapist
  • HCPC Registration


Desirable

  • Member of the CSP
  • Member of relevant clinical interest group


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post graduation experience within the acute care environment
  • Experience of treating MSK outpatients
  • Experience of treating orthopaedic inpatients


Desirable

  • Oncall Competent


Skills

Essential

  • Supervision of more junior staff


Desirable

  • Student educator


Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Hamstel Road

Harlow

CM20 1QX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

292-6186635-CCS

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