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Specialist MSK Outpatient Physiotherapist

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a skilled and experienced Physiotherapist to join our friendly, MSK Outpatient Physiotherapy Team at the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust.

We are a small but very busy department seeing a mixture of GP and consultant referrals.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard Physiotherapy service to patients within Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

To provide specialist assessment, treatment, and goal setting of patients in an outpatient setting. Some patients may have complex and/or chronic presentations.

To determine clinical diagnosis and Physiotherapy treatment indicated.

To maintain records as an autonomous practitioner

You will develop highly specialist skills under the guidance of the senior staff.

To provide clinical cross cover within your team as delegated by your Clinical Team Lead

To attend clinical level discussions / meetings relating to your area of work as delegated by your Clinical Team Lead

About us

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) is the main provider of acute and specialist care services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We serve a population of around 500,000 people - a figure that can increase significantly with

visitors during the busiest times of the year. We employ approximately 6,700 staff and have a budget of approximately �580 million.

We are a teaching hospital in partnership with the University of Exeter Medical School, University of Plymouth School of Nursing and Midwifery, and Peninsula Dental School.

The Knowledge Spa on the Royal Cornwall Hospital site is the base for medical and nursing as well as ongoing education for health professions in clinical and non-clinical roles.

Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we are continually developing our clinical services as well as our facilities and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care that can be offered locally. Allied to this is a growing reputation for research and innovation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-handside

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:
  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

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Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.

Person Specification



  • MSK experience


  • Experience with students



  • NHS experience


  • Broad range of experience



  • HCPC registration

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


St Michaels Hospital

Trelissick Rd


TR27 4JA

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