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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/07/2021.

Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 826-PATG-3630

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum

Who we are

We are a provider of NHS Community Health Services, CityCare exists to support the health and wellbeing of all local people, working alongside other health and care partners to achieve this. We are a values driven, people business with a passion for excellence. Our vision and social purpose is to build healthier communities and our values of integrity, expertise, unity and enterprise lie at the heart of everything we do, guiding how we work together with partners and each other to consistently deliver high quality compassionate care. As a social enterprise we aim to add social value by investing in the future of our local communities and helping to make a difference in people’s lives.

This is your opportunity to join Nottingham CityCare’s highly regarded MOSAIC (Musculoskeletal Orthopaedic Spinal pain And Integrated Chronic fatigue syndrome) Service as a First Contact Practitioner across the newly appointed Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in Nottingham City.

Employed as an Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist, your First Contact Practitioner role, will require you to be assigned to a GP Practice where you will perform advanced MSK assessments, diagnosis and first line treatment and (if appropriate) investigations and referrals with the overarching aim to reduce primary care resources.

The successful candidates will have to demonstrate a high degree of autonomy and complex decision making across a range of settings, enabling innovative solutions to enhance patient’s experience and improve outcomes. To enhance your current skillset, we provide a training package that will include:

  • Bespoke Musculoskeletal Core Capabilities Framework for our locality
  • Bloods made easy
  • Pharmacy
  • Internal referral pathway
  • Hand Assessment in primary care
  • Rheumatology
  • Post graduate module – advanced practice
  • FCP e-learning modules

Additionally, you will be fully integrated in to The MOSAIC Service and the opportunity to be involved in:

  • Orthopaedic triage of secondary care referrals
  • Clinical assessment and treatment planning within our Integrated Clinical Assessment and Treatment (ICATS) clinics.
  • Diagnostic referrals (MRI scans, x-ray, USS etc.)
  • Service evaluation (please see job description and person spec for further details).
  • Regular supervision
  • In-service Training (internal and external speakers)
  • Being a part of  Nottingham’s GP+ ‘first contact physiotherapy’ out of hours clinic.  This will be arranged on a rota basis that involves working up until 20:00 during the week and 13:00 on the weekend.

MOSAIC is a large, friendly and innovative team of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, pain consultants, specialist GPs and exercise rehabilitation practitioners. We offer a high quality and adaptable service to meet the needs of our local communities, as well as, being research driven and established links with The University of Nottingham.  Not only are we patient focussed, we have a strong ethos of continuous development and our unique service will allow you to develop your career down your chosen path with our support.

The ability to travel between clinic locations is essential and there will be an expectation to work some evenings and Saturday clinics.

As a not-for-profit provider of NHS services to communities in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, we provide the same patient centred care, but with the flexibility and freedom to innovate and embrace new thinking. Our colleagues enjoy the same NHS pension and benefits, along with the assurance that money we have is reinvested into patient care, our staff and our community. We also work closely with our partners in health and social care to make sure that together we provide the best possible quality of care.

Please take note; interviews will be held virtually over Microsoft Teams on 2nd November 2020. Please provide an Outlook email address.

For further information please contact Adam Scott (Team Manager) or Richard Kelly (Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist) on 0115 8838300.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.


Appointment to this post will be subject to pre-employment checks as per NHS Employer Check Standards.

Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is an equal opportunities employer. We are positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources on 0115 8839418. Nottingham CityCare Partnership CIC is committed to the protection of vulnerable adults and children.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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