Advanced Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy with a special interest in Chronic pain and Spinal

£40,329 - £53,017
Town/City Strang, Isle of Man IM4 4RJ
Payment type Per annum
Region North West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference MCX-014286
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Manx Care

Other benefits

What can this role offer me?

By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

Developing our team to be the best they can be is important to us and we actively support your own personal career goals, aspirations and development. You’ll be able to develop both clinically and with leadership roles, and there will also be opportunities to represent physiotherapy interests across the organisation.

Free car parking will be available to you at all sites.

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Housing Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.

Vacancy details

About the role and our team

We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist with an interest in musculoskeletal conditions to join our Acute Therapy Services team as an Advanced Specialist in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

In this role you will take part in the running of the chronic pain and spinal service, where you will ensure an excellent pathway and patient journey, providing the most appropriate care at the best time for the patient.

You will be responsible for an independent caseload of patients and hold a specialist chronic pain caseload, providing specialist physiotherapeutic assessment and determining appropriate pathways of care.

This is an innovative and rewarding role where you will have the opportunity to use your specialist knowledge and experience to give your patients the highest levels of care. Your main focus will be to deliver treatment programmes designed specifically to address the needs of the patient and to work with the Team Lead and other colleagues to develop the Chronic Pain Service and wider MSK service, improving the patient journey.

We have an integrated health and social care service, meaning you’ll get to work across the beautiful Island alongside our supportive and friendly team. Our wider team consists of OT's, PT's and Children's Speech and Language Therapists who all work closely together across Outpatient Services, Acute Wards and in Children's Therapy. We are a welcoming, dynamic and sociable team who enjoy spending time together outside of work.

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this postwhich Manx Care will cover the cost of for you.

A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required for this role. A uniform will also be provided.

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How to apply

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Kelly Gulland on 01624 650200 or Susie Roelofse on 01624 642158.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at

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