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  • Speciality: First Contact Practitioner/ MSK Physiotherapist
  • Grade: band 6
  • Salary: £43000 - £49000 per annum + DOE
  • Location: Kent, South East Coast
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J97501a

JustPhysio are looking for a First Contact Practitioner/MSK Physiotherapist to work with their client in Kent

Salary £43,000-£49,000 pro rata
Start ASAP

Our client in Kent is looking for a Physiotherapist to join their team

Our client is looking for a self-motivated, passionate and committed First Contact Practitioner to join their vibrant, innovative and dynamic organisation. This is an exciting post that places the successful candidate at the heart of the Primary Care multidisciplinary team. You will need advanced frontline screening, triage and assessment skills and will provide the very best care to patients, which will include onward referring for diagnostics, in line with evidence-based pathways. You will be located within GP practices and operate as the first point of contact for patients with a range of MSK conditions.
The FCP position suits a senior MSK Physiotherapist or an already established First Contact Physiotherapist who is looking to extend their clinical skills and grow within an organisation. The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical expertise, leadership and be able to collaborate within the greater MDT setting. They can create a flexible package to accommodate different working needs and would consider full or part time positions.
Our client uses state-of-the-art technology to deliver its services, including integrated medical record systems, online CPD sessions and digital technology for rehabilitation. They are steadfast with training and cover a wide range of CPD topics to provide a biopsychosocial approach to learning. This provides a well-rounded, robust, supportive and patient-centred environment. They make a significant financial investment to your training and provide an annual training budget to facilitate your development and training needs.
They have a passion for mentorship and pay close attention to the mentor/mentee relationship. Their clinicians are trained to teach GP trainees on nationally accredited GP training programmes and they take an active role in training undergraduate Physiotherapists. Their unrelenting drive for innovation means that they are part of the Regional Spinal Network, Health Innovation Network, and a variety of University Research Programmes.
They have worked with injured veteran athletes at the prestigious golf event, The Simpson Cup, and they are the principal Physiotherapy provider for a charity expedition for a double amputee who is climbing Mount Everest.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Independently manage a musculoskeletal caseload, use expert clinical reasoning skills to assess and diagnose complex and varied MSK patients
Appropriately refer patients for onward investigations to facilitate diagnosis and formulate a management plan
Devise and deliver programmes of supported patient self-management, assisting patients to become more independent and confident to optimise their physical activity and minimise the need for pharmacological interventions
Provide accurate notes and reports, being accountable and professional within your scope of practice
Streamline the pathway of care by providing a responsive service so that patients receive timely access to care
Provide professional and social support for Junior staff in the Academy
Support students during clinical placements
A focus on holistic management, in line with company practices and its ethos
Communicate effectively and participate in organisational activities that support innovation, creativity and that develop positive working relationships.
We provide an environment of strong cultural values and a supportive and friendly workplace that encourages their staff to accelerate in their careers, creating the opportunity to achieve personal and professional growth.
CSP and HCPC registration (applied for or obtained)
Degree in Physiotherapy
Experienced MSK Physiotherapist or established First Contact Physiotherapist
Evidence of clinical leadership
Flexible working hours
Commitment to delivering quality care and evidence-based practice
A passion for and commitment to holistic health care
Strong communication, IT, organisational and time management skills
Involvement in CPD, staff social calendar and team building tasks
Access to own transport would be desirable as there may be some travel between clinical locations.
The role offers a comprehensive benefits package, including, but not limited to:
Salary: £43,000-£49,000 (pro rata), dependent on experience
Annual training budget
Continued Professional Development opportunities and comprehensive training
Flexible working hours: 24 hours per week, of which 20 hours will be in-house and 4 hours will be remote working
Company pension scheme
Employee referral cash incentive (subject to Tax and NI)

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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