Band 6 MSK Physiotherapist

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic Physiotherapists with a clinical interest and experience in musculoskeletal conditions to join our supportive and forward thinking MSK service which delivers care across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland. Full time and part time applicants will be considered for positions that are currently available at both Hinckley Town Centre and Leicester city clinics. The MSK service manages self-referrals and referrals from primary and secondary care allowing you to gain a breadth of experience across the MSK speciality and we offer a variety of telephone/virtual consultation and face to face appointments for our service users, giving variation within the role for our staff to develop skills within each of these areas.

Leicestershire Partnership Trust are committed to developing our staff, alongside support from your peers you will receive regular supervision and training from clinical team leads and clinical specialists. There is an established in-service training programme and you will also receive access to a well-known and respected online learning platform recently subscribed to by the service. Your career progression is encouraged via further training, leadership opportunities and FCP development programmes.

There will also be opportunity to support and develop students and more junior members of the team.

Main duties of the job

To work as a specialist clinician within the Service delivering high standards of care to our service users via specialist Physiotherapy assessment and treatment to patients. Work where necessary in a multidisciplinary format supporting clinical care pathways.

Ensure professional standards and high quality of care is maintained in the workplace. Show initiative, efficiency and flexibility when working independently, as part of your team or when meeting the needs of the wider service.

Work as a team supporting the team lead when required and offering support and supervision to more junior member's of the team and students on placement with 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 or equivalent
  • Registration with the Health Care Professionals Council
  • Additional specialist postgraduate training relevant to clinical area.
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working as a Physiotherapist in relevant area or has transferable skills
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Trusts Behaviours
  • Evidence of and commitment to continuing professional
  • development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative to provide information and support to other staff
  • Ability to work autonomously to prioritise own workload and delegating where appropriate
  • Experience of supervising Junior Staff, Students and/or Support Staff

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