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Specialist Physiotherapist

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Specialist Physiotherapist to join our well-established, innovative and friendly Musculoskeletal (MSK) Outpatient Team at Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. This is a fantastic opportunity for staff who have completed their Band 5 rotations or who are looking to expand their existing clinical knowledge within MSK.

You will be required to hold a valid HCPC registration, be able evidence skills as a clinician working with patients with a range of musculoskeletal conditions and have a clear desire to expand your knowledge & skills with a capacity for autonomous clinical decision-making and problem solving. We are looking for a team player who is a good communicator and you will need to be open, honest and compassionate. You will need to have the ability to work flexibly and be able to develop effective professional working relationships. You will be able to evidence of contribution to service development/ improvements.

Support and guidance will be provided from a team of friendly, experienced Advanced Physiotherapists, Advanced Practice Physiotherapists and Clinical Champions. There is an excellent MSK IST programme and regular clinical supervision provided as well as career progression opportunities through a robust MSK Development and Competency Framework.

Main duties of the job

  • As part of your role in the MSK Service you will:

    Provide MSK assessment, diagnose and manage a variety of MSK conditions through clear and logical clinical reasoning.

    Provide MSK assessments & treatments in a variety of settings 1:1, group and virtual

    Ability to support the development of Band 5 physiotherapists, unregistered staff and undergraduate physiotherapy students.

    Work closely with other teams/agencies - involvement in addressing a range of support issues across MSK and pain conditions.

    Support service development and delivery of local and Trust wide projects.

    Participate in the MSK IST programme and regular clinical supervision.
  • To ensure effective outcomes of person cantered care followed up with monitoring and evaluation

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please watch the short video to hear from one of our Band 6 MSK Physiotherapists.

Do take a look at the job description and person specification attached for more details.

Please note this advert may be closed early if sufficient applications received.

Person Specification



  • BSc in Physiotherapy
  • Professional registration (HCPC)



  • Evidence of undertaking post-registration training and/or professionally recognised courses and/or development in MSK physiotherapy

Work Experience


  • Relevant experience (a minimum of 18 months in the UK) to the role including assessment and management of MSK conditions
  • Ability to manage time and caseload effectively.


  • Working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Experiencing of mentoring/supervising and training junior colleagues.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


MSK Services, Sir Robert Peel Hospital

Plantation Lane


B78 3NG

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