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MSK Specialist Physiotherapist

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This exciting role is a real opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop their musculoskeletal skills as part of our established MSK Physiotherapy service.

A dynamic and motivated individual would contribute to the MSK physiotherapy service based at various MSK Physiotherapy departments across the beautiful Herefordshire county managing an adult caseload of MSK patients across the spectrum of acute and chronic conditions in both primary and secondary care.

Whilst also benefitting from a committed and supported development program to support the progression of MSK service within Herefordshire.

The successful candidate would work as part of a committed and progressive MSK team including specialist physiotherapists, advanced practice and FCP colleagues.

Main duties of the job

This role will have a demanding clinical caseload of adult MSK patients, the successful candidate will be expected to provide a high quality service demonstrating advanced clinical reasoning for patients with diverse and complex presentations.

The successful candidate will be able to participate in local and national research and audit as well as identify and initiate improvement across the wider MSK service.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the job description and person specification for detailed description of main duties and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Diploma/ degree in physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Evidence of post graduate courses/ CPD related to musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Working towards stage 1 HEE Roadmap to FCP



  • Extensive post graduate physiotherapy experience in MSK Outpatients including primary care
  • Experience of supervision and teaching


  • Experience at Band 7 or equivalent in MSK outpatients

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Good knowledge of MSK physiotherapy
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a range of people
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of self directed learning & reflective portfolio
  • Ability to manage specialist area
  • Teaching and Supervision skills
  • Problem solving approach
  • IT skills
  • Presentation & teaching skills


  • Audit & Research

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Various MSK sites Herefordshire



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