Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

£28,050 - £36,644
Town/City Workington CA14 2RW
Payment type Per annum
Region North West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 262-A-18-50255
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Workplace Cumbria

Other benefits

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

 A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

 27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

 These schemes are subject to availability

Vacancy details

This post provides an exciting opportunity for a progressive and dedicated Physiotherapist to join our existing Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Service within West Cumbria.  It provides the opportunity to work within a dynamic team at the western edge of the Lake District and offers ready access to one of the most beautiful areas of the UK.  It also provides the exciting opportunity to work alongside our evolving North Cumbria Musculoskeletal Service with a large team of Advanced MSK Practitioners. With this Service in place, we can now offer excellent career progression opportunities from band 5 to 8A within the MSK specialty.

 The post holder will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of musculoskeletal outpatient settings and to manage patients referred from both primary and secondary care services and via self-referral schemes.

 The successful applicant should demonstrate experience of working within the musculoskeletal field, exceptional organisational and leadership skills and clear evidence of relevant post graduate training. 

 Clinical Supervision and Continuing Professional Development is actively encouraged and the successful applicant will also be expected to actively contribute to and participate in our regular in-service training programme.

 The ability to work at and travel to various sites throughout West Cumbria is essential.

 For an informal discussion about this post please contact Tracey Mifflin,  Physiotherapy Manager, or Barbara Finlinson, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist on (01946) 523636.

 Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

 Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as a one off payment or over 3months at £10 a month

 Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as one off payment or £15 deduction from 1st months salary, £11 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

How to apply

Please apply on NHS Jobs using reference Number 262-A-18-50255


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