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Band 6 MSK Specialist Physiotherapist

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

If you have applied for this vacancy previously within the last 6 months and were not shortlisted, please do not apply. If you reached interview stage and were not successful, you are encouraged to consider whether you would like to reapply following any feedback post interview.

Would you like to work in a dynamic MSK Physiotherapy Service with exciting career development opportunities and the added benefit of being in the vibrant city of Birmingham?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for dedicated and self-motivated Band 6 Physiotherapists to join the Musculoskeletal Outpatient Physiotherapy Service within Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The Service includes core MSK Physiotherapy, Orthopaedic Triage, Pain Management & FCP. We provide specialised MSK Outpatient Physiotherapy to the diverse local communities across twenty clinic sites. We accept referrals from GPs, ACPs and Allied Health Professionals, as well as patient self-referrals.

We are looking for suitably qualified Physiotherapists to join our friendly and innovative team. Evidence of substantial post graduate experience of working in an Outpatient Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy environment is essential and previous NHS experience is desirable.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about providing first class assessment & treatment to people with a variety of both chronic and acute MSK disorders.You should be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge & evidence of CPD in MSK Physiotherapy & be prepared to contribute to our comprehensive IST programme & clinical interest groups.

You will be responsible for managing your own patient caseload within a supportive & experienced team and it is likely that you will supervise junior members of staff and students. There will be the opportunity to initiate, lead on & contribute to service development initiatives and be involved in regular audits.There will be the opportunity to complete a rotation through our well respected Pain Management Service.

You will usually be timetabled to work out of a maximum of two different clinics over your working week. We will take into account any requests to work in a certain geographical location however, you may be required to move base as service demands alter. Operating hours are from 7am to 7pm in some clinics across the city and there may be the opportunity for flexible working.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection proces
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details on the main responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications / training


  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy and Registered with Health Professions Council.



  • Significant clinical Post Graduate experience.
  • Extensive experience of working in Musculoskeletal Out-Patient setting
  • Experience of supervising staff


  • Experience of working in the NHS



  • Evidence of relevant up to date clinical practice and CPD
  • Demonstrates ability to work unsupervised.
  • Evidence of good verbal and written communication skills
  • Evidence of leadership skills

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT




B7 4BN

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