Upper Limb Practitioner

£40,000 - £50,000
Town/City London W19 8EU
Payment type Per annum
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Circle, 32 Welbeck Street, London, W19 8EU

Other benefits


  • Free Parking on site
  • Cycle schemes
  • Childcare Vouchers 
  • 27 days annual Leave with additional days after qualifying period (pro-rata for part timers)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Health and Well Being programme which includes free fruit, massages and fitness sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted food from the Atrium Café
  • Private Medical Insurance  after qualifying period
  • Non-contributory Life Assurance
  • Perkbox 

Vacancy details

Upper Limb Practitioner  – 37.5 Hours/Permanent Circle Reading 

Circle Health is a company that runs hospitals and health services in the UK. We were founded in 2004, and we are different to most healthcare organisations we build independent hospitals which pioneered five-star hospitality in the UK, and we’re the only organisation running some innovative types of work in the NHS, like our Bedfordshire musculoskeletal contract. 
Circle Reading Hospital (Private Healthcare Provider) is growing and we have an opportunity for an Upper Limb Practitioner to join the Outpatients Team. We opened in 2012, Circle Reading has 30 inpatient beds, 20 day case beds and 15 consultation rooms for outpatient appointments. This state of the art building has 5 theatres, equipped with the latest technologies and an extensive physiotherapy department. Circle Reading developed the look and feel of care first tried in Bath and sees approximately 4,500 patients each month and around 600 of these are day case patients. 

Role & Responsibilities

  • The Upper Limb Practitioner will need to identify, plan and implement business and service development opportunities in order to improve the activity in the Shoulder Unit. The post holder will need to be able to manage research, patient reported outcome measurement, publication, GP engagement and marketing for the Circle Shoulder Unit
  • You will also be required to work as both a first assistant in Theatre and Upper Limb Practitioner in the Outpatient setting. 

37.5 hours Full-Time  Permanent 

Person Specification:

  • Provision of strong and focused clinical leadership within the Circle Shoulder Unit.
  • Ensure that clinical practice reflects recognised professional standards and known best practice, and review clinical services against latest technical and professional advances to include the implementation of shoulder pathways.
  • Provide clinical supervision, mentorship and coaching to junior staff as required.
  • Maintain and improve knowledge and professional competence, in line with the appropriate professional body or as agreed with the Lead Nurse.
  • To oversee and undertake audits of clinical outcomes and clinical incidents as required. 
  • Requesting imaging (ionizing radiation) according to IR(ME)R regulations
  • Performing diagnostic USS and administering ultrasound guided injections

How to apply

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