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MSK Physiotherapist

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kirkby-in-Ashfield
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Are you a motivated, dynamic, and enthusiastic physiotherapist?

Are you looking for an opportunity to further develop your MSK knowledge and skills?

If you do we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Community Musculoskeletal Team working in partnership with MSK Alliance.

We are looking for an individual, who is an excellent team worker, who is self motivated and able to keep an up-to-date knowledge base in a friendly and supportive environment. This position involves the assessment and treatment of adult patients with a variety of presentations to determine clinical diagnosis and physiotherapy treatment where indicated and to maintain appropriate care records.

Main duties of the job

You will be part of a team responsible for delivering high quality, patient focused physiotherapy interventions to all service users as part of the as part of the Musculoskeletal Therapy Team. Your caseload will consist of a wide variety of both acute & chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

The successful applicant will be fully supported and we have a varied skill mix within the team. You will have opportunity to join and participate in the in-service training programme & the supervision of students.

We have a structured in-service training programme, regular clinical supervision, mentoring and peer support.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

To manage a personal caseload , use physiotherapeutic assessment for patients , determine a clinical diagnosis and plan appropriate managementand treatment using clinical reasoning skills and a range of therapeutic techniques

To work effectively both independently and as a team member

To communicate condition related information to patients in an understandable manner, to enable rehabilitation and shared decision making to take place.

To ensure a high standard of clinical care by the use of evidence based practice and outcome measures, keeping up to date with clinical developmentsTo respect patients privacy and dignity and as their rights as individuals.

To complete clinical records to Trust and HCPC standards

To be personally accountable for maintaining skill,knowledge and competence in the use of Information technology which supports patient care.

To participate in documentation audits.

Travel between locations as a part of the role. A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration

Training
Essential
  • Clinical Educator
  • Postgrad MSK training

Experience
Essential
  • General post-graduate rotational experience
  • Experience of management and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal pathology
  • Working as a member of a team

Desirable
  • NHS Experience

Knowledge
Essential
  • Knowledge of MSK assessment and treatment underpinned by theory
  • Knowledge of other professional roles
  • IT skills

Desirable
  • Evidence based practice
  • Understanding of national and local priorities

Skills
Essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload and own caseload
  • Effective team working
  • Reliable, motivated and flexible

Desirable
  • Evidence of involvement in service development

Contractual
Essential
  • Travel between locations as a part of the role. A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010


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