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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/01/2021.

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 150-EG5125-WST

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Advanced Practice Physiotherapist
Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital, Bognor Regis
£45,753-£51,668 per annum

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team of Advanced Practice Physiotherapists (APPs) in a 50:50 split role between the MSK Coastal Assessment Service and the Chichester area Primary Care Network (CHAMP PCN) as a First Contact Practitioner (FCP).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated APP who is passionate about delivering excellent clinical management to patients presenting to our MSK services. The APP role within MSK Coastal is varied and will include First Contact Physiotherapy, MSK interface triage, advanced MSK assessment and treatment and physiotherapy sessions, as well as clinical supervision and development of staff within our integrated MSK services.

Candidates would need to be open to working across the coastal West Sussex region as we operate clinics out of satellite sites and local GP practices, as well as Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital.

The post holder will be expected to deliver a high standard of patient-centred care, with a compassionate, friendly and approachable attitude, and excellent team-working, communication and organisational skills. They should be able to support the development and promotion of a positive and dynamic culture, and provide support and training to clinical staff and students.

Your application should demonstrate evidence of advanced/extended skill or work towards achieving these, with extensive experience of MSK physiotherapy. This may include experience with advanced physiotherapy skills, investigations, making referrals, injection therapy or ultrasonography. We can support training for each of these areas.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lucy Lewin - Advanced Practice Physiotherapist/Operational Lead for MSK Coastal

01273 696011 ext.1424

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