Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients who need MSK treatment? Are you already Senior Physiotherapist or an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner looking for the next step in your career if so, we may have the job for you!
Due to service expansion we have an exciting and a new opportunity to be part of our high quality, patient focussed MSK team in Lincolnshire.. We are looking for a commitment of approximately 30 hours a week consisting of 3 days a week performing APP duties and 1 day a week MSK outpatient physiotherapy duties. For the ideal candidate we can be flexible on hours however there is no on-call or compulsory weekend work which will allow for a strong work life balance!
We believe patients deserve quick and convenient assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Our clinical assessment and treatment services (CATS) deliver this in a single service. We provide expert clinical assessment and diagnostics as well as, soft tissue and joint injections, initial physiotherapy treatment and lifestyle advice and managements. We operate from six convenient locations across the county all within existing health centres and hospitals, offering the patient the best possible care closer to home.
Our team consists of Orthopaedic Consultants, a Clinical Lead, APPs and Physiotherapists. We can provide a structured mentoring, training and support programme in order for you to develop in your role. This alongside regular department in-service training and funding for external clinical courses provides an excellent supportive learning environment in order to continually develop your own personal learning and CPD. For candidates who have not completed their injection training we can provide support and mentorship to enable you to complete the training as part of your CPD.
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About the Job
As mentioned above the role will require you to be multi skilled and to commit to cross working at both our Immingham branch as well as our Boston one. As the role will require you to perform APP duties as well as physiotherapist duties key responsibilities will include:
• Managing a case load of patients with varying diagnosis and/or highly complex needs using evidence
based and/or patient centred principles.
• Acting as a source of expertise in the management of the service by providing advice to patients and
other healthcare professionals, GP’s and Consultants.
• Working closely with the Clinical Lead, including supporting and coordinating clinical education within
• Performing steroid injections as appropriate ( or on completion of training)
* Taking part in MDT clinics with Orthopaedic Consultants
* An opportunity to be involved in an FCP pilot if interested
What can we offer you?
• A salary between £40,000 - £45,000 per annum pro-rata dependent on experience
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (pro rata for part time)
• Company pension scheme
• CPD (including free online and face-to-face training, we also offer support for external courses and
provide regular in-service training)
• Regional/National opportunities
How will we support you?
We offer regular department in-service training, funding for external clinical courses and an excellent supportive learning environment in order to continually develop your own personal learning and CPD. You will work closely with our Orthopaedic Consultants, delivering MDT clinics and if you are interested you can be involved with our FCP pilot.
What we’ll need from you
• A qualified Physiotherapist with valid HCPC pin number.
• Appropriate post graduate training
• Have previous clinical experience as a Physiotherapist or APP within an NHS, Independent or Private
• Have a minimum of 2 years experience of assessing and managing MSK conditions in an outpatient
• Have recognised/validated orthopaedic musculoskeletal postgraduate training
• Have a full UK Driving License and access to your own transport
An added bonus (but not essential) would be for you to have the below
• Working towards or hold a qualification to administer peripheral joint/soft tissue injections
• Previous experience of orthopaedic triage
Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted by a recruiter by phone or email.
If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.
If you would like more information about the job or if you would like to view the Job Description, please contact Lucy Brown
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
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