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Clinical Specialist MSK Out-patients Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 358-1843274-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£37,570 - £43,772 pa


Band 7 Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

MSK Out-patients Glenfield Hospital

30 hours per week / Mon–Fri (plus weekend and Bank Holiday roster) with potential to increase to fulltime

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist to join the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) Therapy Services as a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in the Glenfield Hospital MSK Out-patients team. The role could also include some work in the telephone triage service and an external clinc.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly competent Physiotherapist with a commitment to patient focused care who has significant previous experience in MSK Out-patients physiotherapy as well as good communication, organisational and teaching skills.

As the Band 7 Clinical Specialist you will share the leadership of the Glenfield Hospital MSK Out-patients team alongside the other Clinical Specialist, the Extended Scope Practitioner and the Therapy Clinical Team Leader. You would take an active part in staff development, supervision and teaching as well as maintaining a clinical caseload.

As an active member of the Therapy Service you will participate in service improvement, audit and continuing professional development is expected. As a Clinical educator you will provide placements to Physiotherapy students and take part in the education of other professions.

In return we can offer a dynamic and friendly working environment, support through regularly supervision and appraisal with the Therapy Clinical Team Leader. We have an established in-service training programme and opportunities for your continuing personal and professional development.

You will be expected to participate in the weekend and bank holiday rota working on the in-patient Orthopaedic wards.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Sykes (Therapy Clinical Team Leader MSK Out-patients) on 01162583463 or

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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