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MSK Physiotherapist Band 7

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Chase Farm Hospital
£45,024 - £50,806 Per annum Plus Outer London HCAS rate
Salary period
19/12/2021 23:59
Interview date
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH) provides healthcare services locally, regionally and nationally. We serve a population of 1.2 million, employ more than 3,300 staff, and operate from over 20 main sites in the community. As a multiple award winning Trust we provide mental health services for young people, adults and older people, and have a full range of child and adult community health services in Enfield. Our North London Forensic Service treats and cares for people in the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We also provide one of the largest eating disorders services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services, and mental health liaison services at Barnet Hospital and the North Middlesex University Hospital.

Job overview

We are pleased to advertise for a Band 7 musculoskeletal physiotherapist . In our large  MSK team  you will have extensive experience and expertise in managing the range of MSK conditions and in return will receive support in the form of a well structured supervision programme and access to internal and external training. You will have the opportunity to lead a small team in the department and develop staff.We also take undergraduate students on placement. Our service provides MSK physiotherapy to the patients of Enfield and the South Hertfordshire area. The successful candidate will be based at Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield and will have the opportunity to work at outreach clinics in this area. 

This is full time post only 

Main duties of the job

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Working for our organisation

BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care. BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which delivers MH care across some of the prisons and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.

Person specification

Previous Experience

Essential criteria
  • Band 6 level work in out patients. 5 years post grad-clinical experience including experience of core areas.
  • Experience of working as part of a team.
  • Substantial recent experience of management of Musculoskeletal conditions, including complex and chronic conditions.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of practice based physiotherapy and or lone working.
  • NHS experience

Skills and Aptitudes

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate complex information to patients who may be emotional distressed or antagonistic.
  • Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner.
  • Ability to process, manage and communicate complex information. To do this in a sensitive and clear manner in order to ensure optimum understanding and co-operation.
  • The ability to recognise and work with diversity. Fluent in written and spoken English including the ability to generate letters and reports of a high calibre.

Knowledge / Awareness / Understanding

Essential criteria
  • Excellent grasp of the management of complex pain and chronic conditions.
  • Awareness of Research and evaluation.
  • Have an excellent understanding of clinical governance in relation to physiotherapy and the ability to apply principles to own area.
  • Extensive relevant knowledge base underpinned by a broader physiotherapeutic base.
Desirable criteria
  • Area of specific interest or expertise developed.
  • Member of a Clinical Interest Group

Education / Qualification

Essential criteria
  • H.P.C. Registration.
  • Diploma / Degree.
  • Evidence from C.P.D. portfolio of on-going relevant post-graduate training both theoretical and practical to a high level. This will be accredited at Masters or equivalent level.
Desirable criteria
  • Member CSP
  • Any other relevant training & education

Other essential Factors

Essential criteria
  • Ability to meet demands of the post including travel.
  • To demonstrate a strong commitment to patient care.
Desirable criteria
  • Fluent in any other local language
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Louise Thomas
Job title
Msk Service Leads
Email address
Telephone number
0208 702 5596
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