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Extended Scope Practitioner Physiotherapist

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
£ 44606 - 50819 Per year
Part time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
15 May 2019
14 Jun 2019

Job Description

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.
Our Trust provides a wide range of care in people's homes, children's centres, local health centres and in its community hospitals. We employ around 3,000 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. All applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum 'essential' criteria for the post as detailed in the person specification will be interviewed.
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.

Extended Scope Practitioner Physiotherapist - Band 8a
The Musculoskeletal (MSK) Triage team are part of the Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust MSK Service together with our specialist MSK out-patient physiotherapy team our Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Chronic Pain self-management team and MSK services provided to HMP The Mount.
The MSK Triage team is a clinical assessment and treatment service providing specialist community based healthcare for a wide range of complex musculoskeletal conditions in East and North Hertfordshire, fully integrated with our secondary care colleagues via regular MDT meetings at Lister Hospital in Stevenage.
Due to expansion of the service we are looking for Extended Scope Practitioners to join our MSK Triage team. The successful candidate will have experience of working previously as an Extended Scope Practitioner in the speciality with experience in triage of a full range of MSK complex pathologies, skilled clinical assessment, requesting diagnostic testing as necessary, patient pathway management and regular communication with GPs and patients.
The service is provided from a range of clinics in East and North Hertfordshire with the main team hub being at QE2 hospital in Welwyn Garden City. The new posts are currently fixed term but will be reviewed in 18 months time in relation to the needs of the service.
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)
In addition to the basic salary, this post attracts a High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of basic salary subject to a minimum payment of £1,017 and a maximum payment of £1,762 per annum (pro rata where applicable).
Potential Interview date - 13th June 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:
Suzanne Taylor
MSK Clinical Service Lead
email: Apply
Tel: Apply

Ref: 19002ASB

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