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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/06/2022.

MSK Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 449-APC540

Solent NHS Trust
MSK Physiotherapy
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We have the opportunity to recruit Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists, who would work within our MSK Physiotherapy Teams across Portsmouth

The Solent MSK service prides itself on developing individuals and this would be an opportunity for individuals who see their future in MSK. We have proven record that our junior MSK staff become our seniors and leaders of the future.

Progressing to Advanced Clinical Practice is a top priority within the Solent MSK Service.

There are many opportunities for development with high standard teaching and supervision regularly. You would have the time to consolidate skills and further develop as the service is actively involved in research, quality improvement and service development.

With the introduction of First Contact Practitioner it is an exciting time to be in MSK service delivery. We are rolling out FCP provision across the south coast and successful candidates would have the opportunity to be involved and develop in this new initiative.

We have a good support network and clinical teams are led by our MSK Consultants in collaboration with our Pathway Leads, Clinical Specialists and Team Leaders in pathways. We have specialties in Pelvic Health, Hands, Adolescent MSK and Hydrotherapy within our Portsmouth localities. We have a varied case-load with primary care, self-referrals and trauma / post-operative case-load to give individuals a wide exposure to MSK patients.

We run groups for Lower limb, Fibromyalgia and Combined Psychology Physiotherapy Program CPPP and have great links with Escape Pain in the local area and third sector providers

The current roles within our East locality of Portsmouth are at the Queen Alexandra Hospital and St Mary's Community Campus.

If you are interested, or would like more information on this role, please contact


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Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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