Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Band 5

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
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An exciting new opportunity has arisen to be part of the musculoskeletal outpatient teams in the Tewkesbury and Winchcombe Locality. We are seeking a forward-thinking, motivated individual looking to develop their skills and abilities within a supportive, positive environment.

Those interested must have a passion for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and be focused on providing the highest level of care for our patients and developing the service in the future. The post holder will hold an independent caseload and work within a close-knit MSK Team.

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

We encourage potential applicants to visit the clinic prior to interview.

Main duties of the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification.

Those interested must be focused on providing the high-quality holistic care for our patients, as well as working with our close-knit team to develop the service for the present and the future.

About us

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.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the main job description for full details.

What we offer:
  • A Comprehensive, monthly in-service training programme
  • Biannual countywide training days
  • One to one mentorship, clinical supervision, peer review
  • Direct access and working closely with musculoskeletal specialists in spinal, shoulder, hand, vestibular, rheumatology, and womens health
  • Wide variety of clinical presentations referred from orthopaedics, advanced practitioners, minor injuries unit, GPs and patient self-referral
  • Full Musculoskeletal workload
  • Yearly and 6 monthly clinical appraisal with a senior clinician.

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

Closing date: 3rd October 2022

Shortlisting date: 5th October 2022

Interview date: 19th October 2022

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.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Member of CSP
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and to provide evidence of that registration bi-annually upon request
  • A working knowledge of the NHS

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