Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Buckinghamshire

Care UK
High Wycombe
11 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Job

Are you passionate about what you do? Do you have the drive to make a difference to people’s lives? If so, look no further as this could be the job for you. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a MSK Outpatient Physiotherapist to join our Physiotherapy team at the Buckinghamshire Musculoskeletal Integrated Care Service (MusIC) in High Wycombe on a permanent full time or part time basis. MusIC provides an outpatient clinical assessment and treatment service for patients presenting with musculoskeletal conditions. There are close working relationships with the whole clinical team, including Extended Scope Practitioners (ESP’s), Specialist Musculoskeletal GPs, and diagnostic service staff. We offer regular department in-service training, funding for external clinical courses, and an excellent supportive learning environment in order to continually develop you own personal learning and CPD. We also offer a structured training and mentoring programme in order to develop to Extended Scope Practitioner level. We are based in 8 modern treatment facilities, with high quality equipment, throughout Buckinghamshire. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to work at our High Wycombe MSK Service. Travel between sites is not compulsory as part of this role and we can be flexible as to which location would be most suitable. Furthermore, there is no on-call or compulsory weekend work to allow for a strong work life balance. Within this job, you will be responsible for: • Providing physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment to a combination of both spinal & peripheral GP referred patients. • Managing the full patient pathway including onward referral to secondary care, if required. To do this, we will support you in the ordering of diagnostics, including MRI, X-ray and ultrasound.

About Care UK

Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, prison health services, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours and CATS and diagnostic facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK. Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating OOH's, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England. We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times. For more information, please visit our website:

The Requirements

In order for you to be considered for the job, as a minimum we are looking for you to: • Be a qualified Physiotherapist with valid HCPC pin number. • Have previous clinical experience as a Physiotherapist within an NHS, Independent or Private setting. • Have experience of assessing and managing MSK conditions in an outpatient setting It would be nice for you to have any one of the below, although these are not essential: • Qualification in Acupuncture • Pilates Instructor Qualification

Application Process

Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted by Lisa who sit within our recruitment team by phone or email. If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.

Additional Information

For further information, an informal conversation or to arrange a site visit please contact Lisa Dyson - Recruitment Partner on 07580 017274 / Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We have a permanent position available on a full time basis working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis, we can be flexible and will consider applicants looking for a part time role. We can offer you: • £26,000 - £41,000 per annum dependent on experience • 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays • Company Pension Scheme • Regional/national opportunities • Free online and face-to-face training • Cycle to work scheme • Childcare vouchers and online discounts

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