First Contact Physiotherapist

Town/City Southampton SO30 4BZ
Payment type Per hour
Region South Central
Contract type Contract unspecified
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Southampton Primary Care Ltd

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Vacancy details

Southampton Primary Care Limited provide a First Contact Physiotherapy Service in our GP practices for patients with musculoskeletal problems. 

An excellent opportunity has arisen for Band 7 physiotherapist to join our developing service.   

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Senior Physiotherapists with a special interest in musculoskeletal conditions to work closely with GPs in GP Practices.. 

This role is suitable for physiotherapists with significant post graduate experience in the management of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. The First Contact Practitioner (FCP ) will work as an autonomous practitioner using advanced assessment and clinical reasoning skills to assess and diagnose where possible. They will provide the patient with self-management advice including exercises and should on-going treatment be required they will refer the patient onto the most appropriate pathway of care. 

At this stage the physiotherapists in these roles will not be investigating, prescribing or injecting but we intend to offer and support training opportunities within the year. 

We welcome applications from those who are enthusiastic, ambitious and have an eagerness to develop the service and themselves. 

Southampton Primary Care Limited is a federation of the GP practices in the city delivering enhanced and urgent primary care services to the whole city population, our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high-quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing innovative holistic safe and effective services because doing the right thing matters. 

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires and supports its staff to innovate and transform.

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