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Advanced Orthopaedic Practitioner

Employer
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£41,659 to £54,619 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time Advanced Practitioner in Orthopaedics. This role can be a band 7 or band 8 A (AFC) dependant on experience and relevant training. If appointed as a Band 7 Practitioner, there is scope to progress to band 8 A role over 12-18 months following training and meeting competency requirements.

This role would suit either an experienced Advanced Practitioner looking for a new challenge, or an experienced MSK Physiotherapist looking to advance skills and develop into the AP role.

This is an opportunity to join an established team of Advanced Practitioners in the Orthopaedic Interface Service (OIS) primarily based in Bolton One, a purpose built modern out-patient setting. There will be some requirement for cross site cover based at the Royal Bolton Hospital supporting the orthopaedic service. You will be joining a very friendly and proactive team driven by our Trust values.

The Orthopaedic Interface Service (OIS) is responsible for triage of all MSK/Orthopaedic referrals received from primary and secondary care. The successful candidate will have opportunity to actively contribute to service development and collaborate with multidisciplinary partners.The Trust actively encourages research and leadership opportunities. Dedicated CPD time takes place regularly in the form of complex case discussions, Radiology discussions and dissemination of up-to-date new knowledge.

Main duties of the job

To be an integral part of the orthopaedic interface service based at Bolton One. Assessing and treating complex orthopaedic / musculoskeletal pathologies with a mixed caseload of spinal and upper and lower limb presentations.

Successful candidate will be supported with relevant training in place.

About us

Here at Bolton our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We ensure our patients receive the highest quality of care and are guided by our trust values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding the key responsibilities of the job please see attached job description

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/Degree in physiotherapy
  • Educated or working towards a MSc
  • HCPC registration


Desirable

  • Working to / desire to Masters in ACP
  • Qualification in Non-medical prescribing
  • Masters qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Evidence post graduate experience working at specialist / advanced level in MSK/Orthopaedics


Desirable

  • Experience of clinical education
  • Extensive knowledge of managing complex and spinal musculoskeletal pathologies
  • Experience and demonstrable knowledge of requesting and interpreting Radiology and Pathology investigations


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent clinics skills such as history taking, physical patient assessment, formulating diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Management of a complex caseload


Desirable

  • Joint and soft tissue injection therapy


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of MSK/Orthopaedic pathologies/injuries and associated psychological difficulties
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Evidence based practice


Desirable

  • waiting list managment


other

Essential

  • Flexible and willing


Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bolton One Health Centre

Moor Lane

Bolton

BL3 5BN

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241-527AS-24

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