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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2021.

MSK Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner FCP

Job Reference: 343-3017073-FM-TD

Employer:
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Surrey Downs Health and Care
Location:
Leatherhead Hospital and GP Surgeries, Leatherhead
Salary:
£40,681 - £53,459 pa. including (5% Fringe payment

"At Epsom and St Helier Hospitals, above all we value respect. We put respect at the heart of all we do, by living up to our shared behaviours of kindness, professionalism, positivity and teamwork. This enables us to provide great patient care and make ESTH a great place to work. When you sign up to work with us, you sign up to this and we welcome applicants who share our values."


Surrey Downs Health and Care (SDHC)

First Contact Practitioner (FCP)

37.5 hours

Band 7 or 8a depending on experience

SDHC is a dynamic partnership of Primary Care, Community and Acute colleagues at the forefront of delivering services locally to meet our patient needs. There are 6 PCNs with 4 FCPs currently in place.

We are looking for a dynamic and forward thinking FCP to join our team in SDHC working in the Leatherhead PCN Community Hub and SDHC physiotherapy team. This is an exciting new initiative working closely with the GPs to fully integrate the service within the wider MSK pathway. The PCN is very supportive and engaged with this FCP initiative.

You will be the first point of contact for patients with musculoskeletal conditions and will be responsible for triaging them into the most appropriate pathway. This may be to self-care; to yourself for further assessment or FCP/Advanced Practitioner colleague; to community
physiotherapy; for appropriate diagnostics or to secondary care. You will also be expected to support the local community physiotherapy team hub.

You will have excellent clinical assessment and triage skills; be a great communicator, have good motivational skills and be happy to step out of your comfort zone to drive forward rapid changes. You must be self-motivating, organised, computer literate and able to demonstrate
excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to continued personal development.

There will be development opportunities in line with the Health Education England recommendations for First Contact Practitioner and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care. There is also, a Consultant Physiotherapist/APP/GP/FCP network providing support/supervision to contribute to your development.

The post will be based in the Leatherhead area between GP surgeries and a community physiotherapy site and you must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKeisha AntonopoulosJob titleConsultant Physiotherapist and Strategic LeadEmail addresskeisha.antonopoulos@nhs.netTelephone number07825145255




OUR MISSION: 'TO PUT THE PATIENT FIRST BY DELIVERING GREAT CARE TO EVERY PATIENT, EVERY DAY'

There’s never been a better time to join the Epsom and St Helier team. Our hospitals are facing a bright and busy future, and our staff have a proven track record in providing high quality, compassionate care for our patients.

Boasting incredible staff benefits and dedicated training schemes, working for us will not only take your career forward, but could help to transform the lives of our patients and visitors.

We offer all employees some fantastic staff benefits, and are the only hospitals in Surrey to offer staff the London high cost area supplement. Our hospitals also benefit from great locations, so whether you're attracted to the bright lights of the city or the countryside of Epsom Downs, both are within easy reach.

FURTHER INFORMATION

**AS THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE STATED CLOSING DATE IF A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED, YOU ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE**

**PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CONTACT ALL APPLICANTS BY EMAIL THROUGH HEALTH JOBS UK (TRAC). PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAILS ON A REGULAR BASIS. **

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.

ESTH values diversity and is committed to the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority groups. We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential. We are committed to this because we know that greater diversity and inclusion will lead to an even greater positive impact for the people we serve.

Internal applicants from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to seek development support such as work shadowing and interview skills coaching. Please contact the recruitment team for more information.


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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