MSK Physiotherapist BLUM46059

Recruiter
Blue Octopus
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
21500.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is one of the largest and most respected independent providers of Physiotherapy and Occupational Health Physiotherapy Services in the UK, employing over 200 physiotherapists UK wide. Their focus is on delivering a quality service for their patients and their customers.

About the Business Area

Their expertise and experience, puts them at the forefront of MSK pathway design so they deliver care that is integrated, evidence-based and locally responsive.

They offer a range of accessible musculoskeletal and rehabilitation services in a variety of convenient locations including GP surgeries, clinics and health centres. Their community-based models focus on prevention and effective rehabilitation for over 15 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

About the role

This is a great opportunity to join their growing and vibrant national physiotherapy team. You’ll be fully supported as you move through the programme and receive expert guidance and supervision, In Service Training as well as completing their well organised Accelerated Development programme.

The Accelerated Development Programme (ADP) is designed to enable Physiotherapist’s to develop a high level of musculoskeletal clinical reasoning skills, confidence and professional decision making. You’ll receive practical and theoretical supervision from day one to develop your skills and clinical reasoning and there is a large practical element as well as time for discussion, clinical reasoning and patient case reflection within the group. Independent study is an essential part of the programme and participants are expected to do 3 - 6 hours of preparation study per week including revision of joint anatomy, reviewing relevant research articles and preparing patient reflection cases.

In the role, whilst undertaking comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients with a wide variety of physical and emotional needs, you must formulate, deliver, review and progress individual treatment programmes and ensure effective treatment, specialist advice and timely discharge is achieved. Developing and promoting a positive and dynamic image and culture, you must foster productive relationships with key stakeholders such as local Consultants, GP’s and corporate client sites and provide support and training to junior staff and Physiotherapy students.

Who they are looking for

The role of an MSK Physiotherapist is fundamentally about the consistent delivery of quality clinical care of musculoskeletal conditions for the patients presenting in Community Services. Positive, constructive and approachable, you will be registered with the HCPC, be a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and a fully qualified Physiotherapist striving to develop and further train to reach Senior Physiotherapist status. Capable of managing a varied caseload of MSK patients, you will have the ability to work under pressure and be committed to CPD. As you will be part of the ADP programme, you must be driven to succeed and keen to further develop professionally.

With the desire to facilitate improvement in both self and service, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate confidently and effectively with both patients and colleagues alike. Patient notes and Clinical diaries are administered electronically so a good level of IT skills and willingness to embrace innovation and technical advances is essential.

What they’ll give you

They believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role. This is why they continue to reward their staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits.

These include themed away days, internal charity events, online discounts, nursery vouchers, employee assistance programme and cycle to work scheme, and are their way of saying thank you for your continued time, effort and contribution to the company.

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo an Enhanced Check including barred lists under the Disclosure and Barring Service paid for by the employer.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email