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Clinical Specialist MSK Out-patients Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 358-2282610-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
MSK out-patients
Cross site, Leicester
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum










Band 7 Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

MSK Out-patients, University Hospitals of Leicester


Full time / Mon–Fri (plus weekend and Bank Holiday roster)


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 MSK Out-patients team. This new opportunity would include working across the trust supporting our large and growing teams. There will be significant opportunities to work in clinics and in First Contact Practitioner roles.


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 Out-patients teams alongside the other Clinical Specialists, 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:

NameSarah SykesEmail addresssarah.sykes@uhl-tr.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

If you would like to discuss this position further please contact:

Sarah Sykes (Therapy Clinical Team Leader MSK Out-patients) on 01162584092 or; or Sue Haynes (Therapy Clinical Team Leader MSK Out-patients) on 01162584066 or

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be 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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