Senior Physiotherapist - Berkshire

NHS

Job Description

About The Role

Are you passionate about what you do? Do you have the drive to make a difference to people’s lives? If so, look no further as this could be the job for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior MSK Physiotherapist to join the well-respected team at Practice Plus Group, MSK Reading West. We provide a solely NHS outpatient clinical assessment and treatment service for patients presenting with musculoskeletal conditions, with a close working relationship with Bucks healthcare NHS trust, including joint Consultant MDT clinics.

We are setting up an AQP Physiotherapy service in Berkshire West so this role would be suitable for applicants who are willing to commute to High Wycombe and Reading.

You will be part of a forward thinking, innovative team, delivering high quality, best practice treatment to NHS patients in Buckinghamshire. The service is focused on continuous improvement and providing quality driven care to patients through audits, research and training.

You will be supported by our Senior team, including Consultant Physiotherapists, Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners, First Contact Practitioners, Team Leads, Specialist Musculoskeletal GPs, and diagnostic service staff. We are fully committed to staff development and CPD, with opportunities to specialise and for onward career progression.

This role will be split between 1 day in Mortimerand 4 days in High Wycombe.

About You

Within this job, you will be responsible for:

• Providing physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment to a combination of both spinal & peripheral GP referred patients. This will include 1:1 treatment as well as group work and you will be fully supported in order to achieve this.

• You will also be trained to order specific diagnostic requests where indicated e.g. MRI, X-ray and US.

Essential:

• Be a qualified Physiotherapist with a valid HCPC pin number.

•Have previous clinical experience as a Physiotherapist within an NHS, Independent or Private setting.

•Have experience of assessing and managing MSK conditions in an outpatient setting

Desirable:

• MSc with MACP Registration

•Qualification in Acupuncture

•Pilates Instructor Qualification

We have a well developed appraisal system, 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.

There is no on-call or compulsory weekend work to allow for a strong work life balance.

About Us

We are based in 9 modern treatment facilities, with high quality equipment, throughout Buckinghamshire. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to work at either High Wycombe, Amersham, Chalfont or Aylesbury.

We are looking for full time or part time applicants and we can be flexible to fit around you and your other commitments and we would welcome any part time applications.

We can offer you:

- £40,000 - £45,000 per annum, dependent on experience

-"Golden Handshake" bonus payment of £1000 uponsuccessfulcompletion of probation

- A supportive environment in which you can develop and progress to become an APP

- 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays

- Company Pension Scheme

- CPD (including free online and face-to-face training)

- Regional/National opportunities

- Cycle to work scheme

- Online discounts

Once you have pressed apply to this job you will be contacted by our Internal Recruiter, Rebecca 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.

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