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MSK Physiotherapist - Band 6

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pa
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic physiotherapist who is dynamic, innovative and passionate about the musculoskeletal specialty. This is an opportunity for a team player to join a forward thinking MSK Department.

The post holder will hold an independent caseload and work closely and collaboratively with the MSK Team, MSK Advanced Practitioners and the wider MSK Service.

Continuing Professional Development is actively encouraged and supported with opportunities to develop skills.

For informal enquiries please contact:

Alastair Bolton 0300 421 8815

Sarah Nicholson on 0300 421 8893

Main duties of the job

  • A Band 6 physiotherapist participates as a member of the physiotherapy team independently managing a specialised clinical caseload. The post holder has no budgetary responsibility.
  • They are expected to have supervisory and teaching responsibility for more junior members of staff and students
  • The post holder will fully develop their independent clinical practices and supervisory skills support by Gloucestershire Health and Care Services clinical and managerial Physiotherapy networks

About us

We are a small, close-knit team working in a beautiful part of the Cotswolds. The candidate is expected to be a good team player and to easily integrate with the current members of staff both within physiotherapy and wider North Cotswolds team.

Working across two locations, you may have occasions where you will be the only MSK physiotherapist in the department so you need to be confident in your capabilities.

Job description Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 8th August

Interview date: 17th August

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trusts view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need; therefore, we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a Veteran Aware Trust, evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right-hand side, titled Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance.

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Appropriate range of postgraduate clinical education
  • HCPC registration
  • MCSP
  • Active participation in relevant interest group
  • Completion of clinical educators course or equivalent
Experience Essential
  • Relevant postgraduate clinical experience
  • Evidence of having worked unsupervised
  • Experience of having supervised staff who are directly accountable to the post holder
  • Experience of leading and delivering in-service training programmes
  • Experience of presenting
  • Experience of implementing clinical guidelines and standards
Knowledge Essential
  • The ability to discuss the clinical reasoning process in the management of complex cases
  • Good communication skills both verbal and non-verbal and written when interacting with members of the team, other professionals, clients and their families
  • The ability to identify and act upon adverse clinical signs
  • Evidence of initiative
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of the NHS and the challenges facing the physiotherapy service

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