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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2019.

Advanced MSK Physiotherapy Practitioner

Job Reference: 812-19-112-AS

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Musculoskeletal Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist - Band 7
Kingsway Health Centre, Stevenage
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

Voted one of the best places to work by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is one of a new generation of NHS Community Trust’s working across Hertfordshire. We provide a range of health services for adults and children who live across Hertfordshire.

Our services are vast and range from school nursing and health visiting for children and young people, to district nurses, diabetes services, rehabilitation in community hospitals, as well as other specialist services for adults and children. We deliver our services in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 2,500 members of staff who are at the forefront of NHS care and support.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and encourage applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. We support staff to achieve a better work-life balance through a variety of flexible working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Trust Values underpin the work we do each day, and we welcome applicants who share the same values.

Musculoskeletal Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist - Band 7 - East and North Hertfordshire to include provision of extended access clinic on a Saturday morning.

The Musculoskeletal (MSK) out- patient physiotherapy team are part of the Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust MSK Service together with our specialist MSK Triage team our Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Chronic Pain self-management team and MSK services provided to HMP The Mount.

The MSK out-patient physiotherapy team provide specialist community based healthcare for a wide range of complex musculoskeletal conditions in East and North Hertfordshire fully integrated within the whole MSK service and thus secondary care. We are looking for an experienced and motivated physiotherapist to join our team. The successful candidate should be driven to provide high quality evidence based musculoskeletal care to the local community, possess evidence of strong leadership and mentoring skills able to work independently but also thrive within a team environment.

The service is provided from a range of clinics in East and North Hertfordshire and the post holder will be based at our clinic at Kingsway Health Centre in Stevenage.

The extended access element of this role will be based at Cheshunt Community Hospital on a Saturday morning

A full valid driving licence and access to a car to use regularly for business purposes is essential (unless you have a disability as defined by the Equality Act 2010)


Potential Interview date - 11th October 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gemma Cranfield

Physiotherapy Team Lead

Tel: 07825242737

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