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Advanced Spinal MSK Physiotherapist **Internal HDFT Applicants Only**

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Full Time
**Internal HDFT Applicants Only**

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Therapy Service Team for a Advanced MSK Spinal Physiotherapist this role will include assess , diagnose , treat and manage a complex spinal MSK caseload. Patients referred from primary and secondary care.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as an autonomous practitioner managing a defined, specialist, clinical caseload, being professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of own work.
  • To demonstrate highly specialist knowledge and expertise and advise physiotherapy colleagues and other health professionals on the assessment, diagnosis management of patients with musculoskeletal conditions (with specific expertise in management of spinal conditions).
  • To work as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team
  • To undertake the comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients, including those with a complex presentation, using investigative and analytical skills including interpretation of medical tests, and to formulate specialised programmes of care tailored to the individual needs of the patient using a wide range of treatment skills and options
  • May be required to provide an on-site physiotherapy service to GP surgeries which requires being out in the community.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this position please see the Job Description and Personal Specification.

If you would like to get in touch please contact the department on 01423 553216.

Person Specification

Essentaial and desirable


  • Experience in Spinal Physiotherapy service at a Senior level
  • Supervisory experience within spinal MSK service


  • Masters level study in the relevant area
  • Primary and secondary care experience

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate/Ripon Hospital

Lancaster Park Road



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