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Static Band 5 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Welwyn Garden City
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Static Band 5 Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapist

Across East and North Hertfordshire - Full time 37.5 hours

Hertfordshire Musculoskeletal Service is currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist who would like to increase their knowledge and experience in the musculoskeletal out-patient specialism.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to expand in this clinical area as part of our wider experienced community integrated service. We have a commitment to clinical quality and ensure regular supervision and CPD opportunities.

You will be working as part of The MSK physiotherapy team which forms part of the integrated community MSK Services working alongside theMSK Clinical, Assessment and Treatment Service (MSKCATS) , the ACTIVATE for CFS and Persistent Pain team and the Hand Therapy team.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, and will provide a complex package of high quality healthcare including assessment, diagnosis and treatment to out patients with complex needs.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a substantial Band 5 workforce with excellent peer support. We are looking for sound clinical reasoning , an ability to work within a team and to be able to use your initiative.You will also be able to offer expert advice, guidance and information to other professionals, carers and relatives and other non-professionals.

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

You'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staff

We put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust vision

We welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds We don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible - Apply nowYou've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010).

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust is voted as one of the 'Top 100 Best Places to Work' and is a young dynamic and forward thinking organisation. Our CQC rating is of 'Good'

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Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will deliver musculoskeletal physiotherapy treatment across a range of clinics in East and North Hertfordshire. They will assess , diagnose and treat their own caseload and maintain their own records as an autonomous practitioner.

Regular supervision and training is part of the framework of the integrated service.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy
  • Appropriate state registration with the Health Professions Council



  • Post-registration experience
  • Experience of working within a team and independently
  • Understanding of clinical governance and its implications
  • Awareness of recent government initiative and their impact on practice



  • Established communication and documentation skills
  • Prioritization and organisational skills
  • Accurate and legible note taking
  • To have the ability to work in challenging environments
  • Competent IT skills



  • Hold a full, valid, UK driving licence and have access to a car to use for business purposes (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)

Employer details

Employer name

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust


QE2 Hospital


Welwyn Garden City


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