Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

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Fixed TermFull Time
  • Post Date: October 15, 2019
Job Description

Are you a physiotherapist keen to work in a first class teaching hospital? Are you committed to the provision of evidence informed practice and the development of motivated junior staff? Do you want to work in an environment with world class facilities with a focus on manual and exercise therapy; education of undergraduate and postgraduate students; research and clinical audit?
A rare opportunity has arisen for a musculoskeletal specialist to join the Therapies team within Barts Health Trust. The post holder will be a qualified Physiotherapist, with at least 2 years experience within the physiotherapy specialty. They should be registered with the HPC, have completed at least two specialist musculoskeletal rotations, which would ideally include an Orthopaedic inpatient rotation. They should have excellent baseline knowledge of musculoskeletal physiotherapy principles and have experience of treating a variety of peripheral and spinal patients. Evidence of involvement in project management and audit will be desirable.

The post holder will join the Barts Health Band 6 musculoskeletal rotations based at The Royal London Hospital and Mile End Hospital. They will have the opportunity to be involved in many exciting projects for example, Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Specialist clinics. They will have supervisory responsibility for a Band 5 physiotherapist and students, providing appraisals, teaching and clinical support with managing demanding caseloads. They will also have roles linked to the Band 7 line managers that will facilitate their managerial and leadership qualities, for example GP liaison, education and Musculoskeletal Audit champion. We have an excellent in-service training program that runs on a two year rolling format, covering each individual joint and integrating evidence, theoretical knowledge, practical skills and clinical implementation. We also run a fantastic variety of external courses for which we have a number of free places allocated. The MSK Therapies team also has a strong Band 8 strategic and clinical leadership team, who support the MSK physiotherapy team to deliver the best possible patient care.

This is an excellent time to join our motivated and forward thinking department. Our aim is to provide excellent clinical care for our diverse patient group, within an NHS environment, and develop dynamic clinicians who bring innovation to our ever expanding service.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Therapies
Grade:NHS Band 6
Contract:Fixed Term – 9 Months
Job ref:259-2051859CSS
Site:Mile End Hospital

Applicant requirements
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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