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MSK Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 841-19-067-AJ

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Tewkesbury Community Hospital

Be part of our team…

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides a range of services to Gloucestershire’s population of approximately 600,000 people. Our vision is to be the service people rely on, to understand them, and to organize their care around their lives. We value colleagues and support them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver our vision.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, open, responsible and effective. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (Adult Services)

Band: 5

Salary: £24,214- £30,112

Hours: 37.5 hours to be worked over 4 days

Location: Tewkesbury Community Hospital (and opportunity to work at Winchcombe Medical Centre dependent on experience)

** We welcome applications from newly qualified/ final year undergraduate students**

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to be part of the musculoskeletal outpatient team at Tewkesbury Hospital. We are seeking a forward-thinking, motivated individual looking to develop their clinical and leadership skills and abilities within a supportive, positive environment.

Those interested must be focused on providing the highest level of care for our patients, as well as working with our close-knit team to develop the service for the present and the future.

The post is a full time substantive role at Tewkesbury Hospital, however there will be the opportunity to work in a busy GP surgery at Winchcombe Medical Centre.

Tewkesbury is a busy riverside town and is ideally positioned with excellent access to the M5 motorway, as well as being just 20 minutes from Cheltenham and Gloucester.

What we offer:-

  • A Comprehensive, monthly in-service training programme

  • Biannual countywide training days

  • One to one mentorship, clinical supervision, peer review

  • Wide variety of clinical presentations referred from Orthopaedics, Advanced Practitioners, Minor Injuries Unit, GPs and patient Self-referral

  • Full Musculoskeletal workload

  • Yearly and 6 monthly clinical appraisal with a senior clinician

  • Working closely with Gloucestershire Care Services MSK Physiotherapy Teams, Advanced Practitioners and the Clinical Specialists

    About Gloucestershire Care Services

    We are an award winning Service, who together with our Countywide Musculoskeletal Programme Board have achieved a successful collaboration of all MSK Services within the county to ensure clear pathways for patients and Quality Outcomes. We pride ourselves on quality care for patients and uphold the Vision;

    For informal enquiries please contact either, Claire Ralph, Linda Pritchard or Jo Godley on 0300 421 6133


    Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 29th May 2019

    Interview date: TBC

The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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