Senior Physiotherapist MSK OP Team

MSK Physiotherapy

Posted: 1 year ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£32,306 - £39,027 pa

Fixed term

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

Applications are invited from experienced MSK outpatient physiotherapists to join the team based a Poole Hospital. The team has a range of established OP Therapy services in primary and secondary care settings as well as a number of innovative and advanced practice posts involving the trauma and orthopaedic patient pathway, rheumatology and spinal clinics and intermediate elective MSK pathways.

The work will involve clinics in primary care localities as well as the main hospital Therapy services dept.

Being employees of the UHD combined hospital trust, acknowledgement is given to the trust's priorities by the MSK outpatient team, and input to the inpatient teams will be required subject to suitable induction and training as required.

If you have the necessary skills and experience and wish to join our team we would look forward to hearing from you.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Rota: Weekend and possible on call commitment

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Sue Close

Job title Team Lead MSK Out-Patient Physiotherapy

Email address

Telephone number 0300 019 2107

Additional contact information

Paula Reynolds -

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-ATR12840-A

Closing Date: 2022-04-06

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