Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/11/2020.

Senior MSK Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 078-FC433

Employer:
First Community Health and Care
Department:
Physiotherapy Team
Location:
Redhill
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 + 5% HCAS pa

Do you want to be part of an innovative, progressive and dynamic organisation that is committed to providing first rate care to its local community?

First Community is a CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ staff owned social enterprise, which delivers NHS community services to residents across east Surrey and in parts of West Sussex.

Through our first-rate people we deliver first rate value to the public, providing community nursing, including district and specialist nursing; health visitors, school nurses and immunisations and a wide range of adult and children’s therapies. We also run a rehabilitation in-patient ward and a Minor Injury Unit (MIU).

First Community is a great place to work and our CQC rating puts us among the top two percent of organisations providing NHS care in the country. Everyone here has a voice and is supported to develop their career to its full potential.

We offer all our staff: High quality training and development opportunities, flexible working to enable a good work, life balance, an inclusive and friendly work environment, an NHS pension, flexible retirement options and employee benefits including a car salary sacrifice scheme.


Senior Musculoskeletal Outpatient Physiotherapist

Due to the continuing development of our musculoskeletal service we are looking to recruit enthusiastic senior physiotherapists to join our outpatient team. Successful candidates will be responsible for the assessment and treatment of a mixed musculoskeletal caseload as well as leading rehabilitation classes.

 

We offer:

 

  • A high level of clinical support from trained senior staff, First Contact Practitioners and a team of Extended Scope Practitioners
  • Encouragement to continue professional and personal development with an active in-service programme
  • A rotational scheme offering experience working in a variety of community settings in the East Surrey area
  • An innovative and forward thinking department
  • A friendly and sociable team
  • The opportunity to work a 4 day week

 

We are looking for:

 

  • A physiotherapist who has experience in musculoskeletal outpatients and is keen to develop their clinical skills
  • A motivated individual who is a team player and flexible
  • Someone interested in developing managerial and supervisory skills

 

Continued professional and personal development is strongly encouraged and the post holder will be part of an active in-service training programme. This post will involve some evening work.

 

For further information please contact Lisa Mallett, Service Lead for Outpatient Physiotherapy tel: 01737 231688.

Quoting reference number 078-FC433

Closing date for applications is the 25th November 2020




Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

Our preferred method of contact is by email. Please check your email regularly following the closing date.

Successful candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

Recruitment and Retention Premium

Recruitment and Retention Premium applies to the following posts:

Adult Services:
-Band 5 Staff Nurses (Community and inpatient)
-District Nurses
-All Clinical Occupational Therapists

Children's Services:
-Health Visitors
-Staff Nurses
-School Nurses
-All Band 5 & 6 Paediatric Therapists

Therapy Services:
-All Clinical Podiatrists
-All Clinical Audiologists
-All Clinical Occupational Therapists

Successful applicants within the staff groups above will receive -

  • £1000 upon commencement (payable in your first months’ salary) then;

  • £1000 after 6 months service subject to satisfactory completion of your probationary period.

    Do note that repayment clauses apply - and will be provided, as required to the relevant post holders. This does not apply to internal candidates.

    Please note, due to high volumes of applicants, certain posts may close early. We recommend candidates apply early to avoid disappointment.


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.



SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • CQC Outstanding