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COVID-19 Vacancy Specialist Physiotherapist-MSK

Band 6

Main area
Bexley
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Secondment: 12 months (Multiple posts available)
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
277-3420816-BEX
Site
Queen Mary's Hospital/Erith Hospital,
Town
Sidcup, Kent,
Salary
£37,152 - £43,994 pa inc
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/09/2021 23:59
Interview date
13/10/2021

 

 

Specialist Physiotherapist-MSK, Band 6

Secondment: 12 months

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

This is a really exciting opportunity for the right candidates to join a large multidisciplinary musculoskeletal team; providing rapid access for patients with musculoskeletal pathology, persistent pain conditions and for those with rehabilitation needs. Bexley MSK offers a whole system bio psychosocial approach for patients referred for Musculoskeletal management, and enables a streamlined service for expert management of those with complex needs.

The successful post-holder will be based at Queen Mary’s Hospital (Bexley) or Erith Community Hospital and will work daily alongside a team of Extended scope physiotherapists, podiatrists, psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists, orthopaedics surgeons, and specialist consultants in rheumatology and persistent pain. They will have full access to clinical investigations and clinical interventions such as shockwave therapy and cortisone steroid injections. They will be required to assess and treat patients referred with musculoskeletal conditions. This post is best suited to someone who is an excellent communicator, who enjoys team working, and who has a proven track record of achieving excellence in clinical care.

This is a great opportunity for a Physiotherapist to develop the skills to manage a more complex musculoskeletal caseload. Training opportunities will be available through a comprehensive in service training programme as well as specific training identified through a personal development plan.

A flexible approach to recruitment is being taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and both full time and part time roles will be considered. 

Oxleas NHS Trust operates a Probationary Period, further details are available on request.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Heather Ritchie, Service Manager and Operational Lead: heatherritchie@nhs.net/02039107359