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Specialist Child and Adolescent MSK Physiotherapist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for a permanent Highly Specialist Paediatric MSK Physiotherapist to join our Community Children’s Therapy Team in West Essex, covering Uttlesford, Harlow and Epping Forest, to help us continue to change things for the better. Therapy will be delivered in clinic, at a number of locations in West Essex between Monday - Friday 9am-5pm however we are flexible with these times and offer hybrid working options.

You’ll be involved in supervision of colleagues and improving the delivery of services, whilst working closely with our team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Therapy Assistants. Working in a diverse multidisciplinary team with other dedicated staff, you will benefit from the support of friendly and inclusive colleagues, with access to regular supervision and team meetings.

We are presenting to government and other local authorities around the country on our integrated partnership model with Barnardo’s, a model that drives efficiencies so we can put more people in our services, spending time with children and families to improve health outcomes in the local community.

Main Responsibility

You will use your experience to deliver excellent assessment and treatment to a varied selection of children and young people aged 8-18 with diverse MSK conditions with responsibilities including but not limited to: 

  • Supervising the Band 6 MSK physiotherapist including completing the appraisal documentation and caseload review
  • Lead on departmental development of MSK services.
  • To review referral rates, caseloads and waiting list in conjunction with the Physiotherapy Team lead.
  • Liasing with referers and GP’s on discharge
  • Lead and Participate in training programmes within Team.

The Ideal Candidate

You will be a qualified Physiotherapist with HCPC registration and have experience of working with children and young people with MSK conditions. You will be innovative and adaptable, with the ability to work flexibly across specialities as needs arise and a passion for improving the outcomes of children and young people within the local community. 

With strong communication and organisation skills, and a flexible approach you will ensure delivery of positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey. 

As this is a community role, it is essential that you hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to a car for work purposes. 

Package Description

As a Highly Specialist Paediatric MSK Physiotherapist, you will feel valued receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:

  • Band 7 salary with NHS Pension and full Agenda for Change terms and conditions 

  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you 

  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates 

  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling  

  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise  

  • The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission


About the Company

We change lives by transforming health and care. 

Established in 2006, we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do. 

We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.

While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.

As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy. 

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