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Advanced MSK First Practitioner

Band 7

Main area
Physiotherapy
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
320-CDCS-BUR-0289-A
Site
Primary Care East Staffs & QHB
Town
Burton on Trent
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 pro rota pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
28/06/2022 23:59
Interview date
12/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to be involved in a First Contact Practitioner (FCP) role in the Burton area?  If so, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB) are looking for experienced Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapists that can work in new FCP clinics to deliver high quality clinical care for patients in primary care. You will work in a hub and spoke model.  This model will enable you the benefits of working fully supported by FCP peers when in the hub, and integrated into the GP practices when working in the spoke.  In addition you will have protected time to support learning and development aligning to the requirements of good practice outlined in the FCP roadmap.  This new service is fully supported by experienced UHDB FCP leads.  You will be expected to work collaboratively with practitioners in primary care, community services and secondary care to enable a seamless patient journey for those with MSK dysfunction. They will also be expected to support with implementing innovative, efficient and effective ways of working within the area of MSK conditions.

Closing Date:  28 June 2022 
Interview Date:  12 July 2022

Main duties of the job

We are looking for motivated, experienced MSK Physiotherapists delivering high quality clinical care for patients with musculoskeletal conditions. You will be expected to complete comprehensive assessment, diagnosis of patients with varieties of physical and emotional needs related to MSK dysfunction.  Evidence from your application must include Band 6 or above experience including clinical supervision and training development.  You will need sufficient IT skills working on a digital notes system (EMIS Enterprise).  It is essential having the ability to provide specialist advice, early interventions and excellent communication skills with patients and colleagues.  We expect you to have a positive, constructive, approachable manner seeking to undertake your role with fairness and integrity. You will be organised, conscientious and capable of working collaboratively with the team.   Completion of Stage 1 roadmap is desirable but we can support the right person if not.  IR(ME)R, and diagnostic skills can be part of your development plan. You will be expected to work with new innovations around advancements in FCP digital practice and the opportunity to get involved in research for FCP practice affiliated to Keele University. 

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person specification

Knowledge, training and experience

Essential criteria
  • Physiotherapy Degree or equivalent Diploma
  • HCPC Registration
  • Relevant Post graduate MSK courses and/or MSK MSc modules / course or equivalent demonstrable knowledge & skills.
  • Achieved X-ray MSK competencies / attended relevant post graduate course/ accreditation
  • In depth, previous employment as a Physiotherapist within the NHS in an outpatient setting at band 6 or above.
  • Understanding of FCP agenda
Desirable criteria
  • Independent prescribing
  • Membership within Physiotherapy specific societies

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Emma Salt
Job title
Consultant Physiotherapist
Email address
emma.salt@nhs.net
Telephone number
01283 566333

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block, Level 3
Royal Derby Hospital
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786187 / 07385 367224