The role of an ESP is fundamentally about the consistent delivery of quality clinical management of musculoskeletal conditions for the patients presenting to the intermediate care service. Expected to be positive, constructive and approachable and carry out tasks with fairness and integrity at all times.
From a clinical perspective the ESP will be educated to Masters level in the field of Musculoskeletal care and be able to provide a highly specialised source of expertise within the team. They will have a strong track record of service delivery, leadership and teaching in this arena and be expected to inspire and contribute to clinical development of colleagues.
The ESP will be expected to be well organised, conscientious and capable of managing the varied and often challenging demands of a caseload of complex patients in a variety of clinical and potentially pressured environments.
Excellent communication skills are vital to the role and the ESP must be able to communicate confidently and effectively with both patients and colleagues alike.
Clinical diaries and patient notes are administered electronically and as such ESPs are required to have good IT skills and be willing to embrace innovation and technological advances that improve service delivery.
- To work as an autonomous practitioner and deliver a quality clinical service meeting the clinical and commercial needs of the contract
- To strive for clinical excellence in the management of musculoskeletal problems to ensure optimal outcomes for patients
- To develop and promote a positive and dynamic image and culture to both internal and external stakeholders. At all times striving to reflect and encourage core value behaviours
- To develop and foster productive relationships with local Consultants, GPs and other key stakeholders.
- Provide clinical supervision and guidance to physiotherapy colleagues
ESP Job Description
How to apply
Please apply with a copy of your CV and covering letter.