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Macmillan Highly Specialist Outpatient Physiotherapist - Band 7

Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
Depending on experience per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist to join our Cancer outpatient team. We are looking for a physiotherapist with highly specialist outpatient physiotherapy skills. Ideally you will have an established skill set in the cancer and oncology specialism or transferable skills from other specialities.

As a lead Physiotherapist for specific cancer pathways you will have demonstrable leadership skills and service development experience, excellent communication and time management skills with an ability to build networks to develop our existing physiotherapy service.

We are looking for an excellent team player who is experienced, flexible, and proactive to assist us in delivering high quality patient care.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for the delivery of a high-quality physiotherapy service by self and others through caseload management, supervision and development of therapy staff and students.
  • An autonomous physiotherapy practitioner performing an advanced musculoskeletal assessment of patients including those with complex presentations and from this formulates a diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Takes a lead role in the supervision, teaching and appraisal of senior clinicians, junior clinicians, technical instructors and assistants, physiotherapy students (possibly including those at Masters level)
  • As clinical team lead, is responsible for operational management and development of designated of sub-specialty/clinical team
  • Supervises, initiates and participates in evidence-based projects and is responsible for implementing changes within designated team/area and setting and monitoring standards of practice
  • Dissemination of information/advice from team leader or Head of Service


About us

You would be joining an innovative and developing Cancer Outpatient AHP Team.

This is a Macmillan post so you will be able to access a range of support for your professional development and a Macmillan training grant.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description for further details
  • Responsible for the delivery of a high-quality physiotherapy service by self and others through caseload management, supervision and development of therapy staff and students.
  • An autonomous physiotherapy practitioner performing an advanced musculoskeletal assessment of patients including those with complex presentations and from this formulates a diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Takes a lead role in the supervision, teaching and appraisal of senior clinicians, junior clinicians, technical instructors and assistants, physiotherapy students (possibly including those at Masters level)
  • As clinical team lead, is responsible for operational management and development of designated of sub-specialty/clinical team
  • Supervises, initiates and participates in evidence-based projects and is responsible for implementing changes within designated team/area and setting and monitoring standards of practice


Person Specification

Education

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent in physiotherapy with HCPC registration


Training

Essential

  • Evidence of CPD in Cancer Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of CPD in Musculoskeletal speciality
  • Postgraduate education/courses in MSK physiotherapy


Experience

Essential

  • 5 years' experience of MSK outpatient physiotherapy
  • oHigh level of experience in Musculoskeletal with specific clinical interest in physiotherapy with cancer/rheumatology/pain
  • Experience of Service Development
  • Experience of presenting information, written and oral in a clear and logical manner
  • Experience of team leading and delegation of duties as appropriate
  • Experinece of working in the NHS


Desirable

  • Experience of quality assurance, audit and research processes


skills

Essential

  • Good knowledge of cancer pathways
  • Highly specialist knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
  • experience of managing complex outpatients


Leadership qualities

Essential

  • Evidence of advanced communication skills e.g difficult conversations
  • Evidence of leading a team
  • Evidence of wider 'leadership skills' eg flexibility, compassion to colleagues


Desirable

  • CPD in leadership


Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust

Address

North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital

Southmead Road

Bristol

BS10 5NB

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339-SRD4559

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