MSK Outpatient Physiotherapist

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Hounslow, UK
15 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run. You can become a member by visiting our website.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

CNWL is recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.


Our well-established and forward thinking Physiotherapy service consists of teams of Physiotherapists in 3 dedicated Outpatient MSK Physiotherapy clinics in the diverse and popular borough of Hillingdon.

We are looking for motivated and innovative physiotherapists with an interest in developing excellent musculoskeletal skills, previous NHS Physiotherapy experience and an interest in evidence based practice to join our friendly and supportive team.

This is an ideal opportunity to consolidate your learning, improve your clinical skills in a community MSK outpatient setting and aid the development of the service through audit. There are also opportunities to develop your clinical educator skills.

In-service training, peer review and reflective practice are actively encouraged and supported. Professional development is maintained through one to one clinical supervision from band 6's and band 7's with a diverse range of experience and speciality including womens' health, continence and vestibular problems.

We have an established appraisal and development system with a positive approach to the implementation of the NHS KSF and some funding for external courses is also available.

So, are you?
• A currently HPC registered Physiotherapist
• Looking for full-time employment.
• Enthusiastic

Have you ?
• An interest in specialising in Outpatient MSK Physiotherapy
• Previous NHS Physiotherapy experience
• Completed rotations in specialities other than MSK Physiotherapy
• Interest in clinical audit /evidence based practice

The Role
You will provide a skilled physiotherapy assessment, education, advice and treatment service to outpatients referred by G.Ps and / or the MSK CATs team from Hillingdon hospital. Patient conditions will include; musculoskeletal conditions (including some post-operative orthopaedics) arthritic conditions and patients presenting with acute, chronic and or complex spinal pain.

You will work in an outpatient setting within the trust, in small clinics either at GP surgeries/ health centres. Please note that band 5 posts rotate through our 3 MSK Physiotherapy clinics on approximately 6 monthly basis.All band 5 posts are full-time and rotational, therefore applicants must be prepared to work at any of our clinics across the borough.
Please note -applicants must have current HPC registration and meet the person specification criteria for these posts.(applicants that do not meet the person specification need not apply)

Interview date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Cunningham
MSK Physiotherapy Secretary/ Administrator
01895 488064

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