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MSK Team Leader

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Kirkby in Ashfield
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The MSK service within Mid Nottinghamshire provide a wide-ranging portfolio of clinical services to the resident population of Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark & Sherwood. Specifically, this Team Leader role includes holding a clinical caseload demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills in the assessment and treatment of patients who present with acute and chronic complex musculoskeletal pathologies.

The role also includes supporting the operational line management of the team and contribute to the strategic development of the service.

The pot holder will also assist in monitoring the performance of the team and assist in the development of services that deliver against MSK together outcomes, national targets and patient expectations.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, creative and driven Team Leader to join our Leadership Team. As Team Leader, you will :

Deliver effective leadership of MSK services within the Locality, including recruitment, career development, performance, discipline, absence and work evaluation (including AHP Registration).Utilise highly developed specialist knowledge and skills to support and develop staff, facilitating the identification of training needs, the formulation of personal development plans and knowledge and skills framework.Use specialist knowledge to provide high quality effective MSK interventions to facilitate health gain and to maximise their functional ability.

You must be an AHP with HCPC registration, with demonstrable relevant leadership experience.

You will need to be highly motivated, have positive effective interpersonal and management skills and a commitment to deliver high quality, safe clinical services.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

For a full range of role responsibilities and duties please refer to the attached job description - please ensure you demonstrate the essential criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification in order to be shortlisted for interview.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description, the main duties include :
  • To provide high quality holistic evidence based care to patients / service users that is responsive, effective and efficient.
  • To hold a clinical caseload demonstrating advanced knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning.
  • The role will have visible clinical and management leadership responsibilities ensuring delivery of the teams in achieving all QIPP and performance targets, including uptake of clinical supervision, mandatory training, PADs and undertaking clinical audits.
  • To co ordinate and liaise with the team on all operational aspects including new initiatives within the team eg IT data systems and clinical service transformation.
  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with key parties who link with the MSK together therapy team including First Contact Practitioners physiotherapists in local Primary Care Networks.
  • The post holder will lead the vision for embedding the five fundamental values of trust, honesty, respect, compassion and teamwork through out all care giving settings within the locality.

Person Specification



  • Qualified AHP with HCPC registration
  • Ability to perform the role as per Person spec
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Member of chartered society of physiotherapy
  • Leadership training



  • High level of clinical skills
  • Ability to teach in group setting
  • Knowledge of evidenced based research that underpins MSK care


  • Awareness of local, national & regional policies



  • Multi disciplinary working
  • MSK experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Clinical audit experience
  • Supervision experience


  • Knowledge of acute, community and primary care pathways

Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Ashfield Community Hospital

Portland Street

Kirkby in Ashfield

NG17 7AE

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