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Band 5 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a newly qualified Physiotherapist seeking your first job working alongside a friendly and supportive team?

Or are you wishing to progress your career and are interested in developing your Physiotherapy skills within the Musculoskeletal (MSK) service?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified Physiotherapist or developing Band 5 Physiotherapist to join the MSK Physiotherapy service within Leicestershire Partnership Trust (LPT) based at Rutland Memorial Hospital.

We are looking for someone who embodies the LPT values, who is motivated and responds well to supervision and is enthusiastic about the profession and willing to drive service improvement.

The team are excited to welcome a Band 5 and can provide you with a supportive environment to help you develop your knowledge and skills. We can offer:-

an experienced team of Band 6/7 Physiotherapists on hand to support you day-to-day

access to Clinical Leads and First Contact Practitioners

regular clinical supervision and training sessions tailored to meet your needs

Trust preceptorship programme to help new graduates with that transition from University into the workplace.

career development opportunities to support you to take the next step in your career journey.

free parking or a short walk from the train station.

We welcome applicants who are considering Return to Practice and if you would like to learn more about this please get in touch.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for providing a professional Physiotherapy service and managing an agreed caseload under the supervision of Senior Physiotherapy staff

To provide Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to patients utilising face-to-face, telephone and video consultations

Be able to prioritise your duties and manage your time within a busy MSK environment

Place patients at the centre of their care and promote a collaborative relationship using effective interpersonal and communication skills

Be able to work well both individually and as part of the wider MSK team

Actively participate with Clinical Supervision and In-service training as demonstrated through evidence-based practice

Be able to be flexible to meet the needs of the service

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Registration with the Health Care Professionals Council or pending qualification
Personal attributes Essential
  • Team player.
  • Resourceful and able to use own initiative.
  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, carers, outside agencies etc.
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Previous experience of working with the patient group.
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Record keeping and report writing skills
Standard requirements Essential
  • Commitment to Equality & Valuing Diversity Principles
  • Understanding of Confidentiality & Data Protection
  • Understanding of the service users of the Trust (which could
  • include lived experience of conditions the Trust deals with or of receiving services relevant to those the Trust provides)

UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Rutland Memorial Hospital

Cold Overton Road



LE15 6NT

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