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First Contact Practitioner

  • Closing date28/07/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Circle Integrated Care - North Hampshire

Overview

First Contact Practitioner - Physiotherapy
Circle Integrated Care - North Hampshire                  
37.5 Hours & Permanent
Salary: Up to £50,056.00 per annum


Circle Integrated Care is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a First Contact Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Physiotherapy department.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • 6 years post graduate experience with minimum 3 years’ experience in MSK
  • Relevant evidence of CPD
  • Member of HCPC and CSP
  • Degree in physiotherapy
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a musculoskeletal setting
  • MSc in Physiotherapy
  • Experience in audit
  • Injection therapy qualification
  • Up to date with effective orthopaedic and MSK practice and research and related fields of Practice
  • Works with evidence based practice
  • Understanding of scope of practice issues and legal accountability and responsibilities
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to justify clinical decisions with Consultants, GPwSI’s, Physiotherapists and GPs
  • Independent and unsupervised advanced decision-making and problem solving skill
  • Reflective skills
  • Flexible with Travel
  • Excellent knowledge neuro- musculoskeletal conditions
  • Experience of Audit and how to implement change.
  • Experience of working in an autonomous role
  • Clinical Supervision skills and experience
  • IRMER Trained
  • Triage experience
  • Experience of ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests

Duties of this role include:

  • To work as an FCP within the MSK service alongside other clinicians such as APPs, GP’s, podiatrists and physiotherapists
  • To     undertake      highly      specialised      &     comprehensive      neuro-musculoskeletal assessments, of routine and complex patients in the GP setting.
  • To form accurate diagnoses, management plans and prognosis, using advanced clinical reasoning skills, knowledge of best current clinical and evidence based practice and assimilation/interpretation of clinical diagnostic tests
  • To independently and appropriately refer into the iMSK service for diagnostic procedures such as MRI, USS, X-Ray and NCS
  • To refer patients onto appropriate specialities within primary and secondary care
  • To be able to independently administer joint and soft tissue injections (or willing to work towards such a skill)
  • To communicate effectively and professionally with patients and medical colleagues regarding assessment, management and treatment choices
  • Contribute to, and participate in, on-going development/IST within the MSK team
  • To work in a unified manner with other team members across the MSK service in following, and developing, clinical pathways
  • To triage incoming MSK referrals and make decisions regarding most appropriate referral onto care providers either within, or outside, the service
  • To refer patients onto appropriate specialities according to agreed service pathways
  • To provide an excellent level of service to all patients and stakeholders
  • To document all clinical decisions and communicate with GPs, GPwSIs, Consultants and other clinical professionals as required
  • To maintain a high standard of physiotherapy practice, working to the CSP ‘Codes of Practice’

Please refer to additional job description for a more extensive list of what this role entails.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Management Bonus Scheme
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues. Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community. We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

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  • Closing date28/07/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Circle Integrated Care - North Hampshire

Overview

First Contact Practitioner - Physiotherapy
Circle Integrated Care - North Hampshire                  
37.5 Hours & Permanent
Salary: Up to £50,056.00 per annum


Circle Integrated Care is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a First Contact Practitioner to join their team of staff in the Physiotherapy department.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • 6 years post graduate experience with minimum 3 years’ experience in MSK
  • Relevant evidence of CPD
  • Member of HCPC and CSP
  • Degree in physiotherapy
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a musculoskeletal setting
  • MSc in Physiotherapy
  • Experience in audit
  • Injection therapy qualification
  • Up to date with effective orthopaedic and MSK practice and research and related fields of Practice
  • Works with evidence based practice
  • Understanding of scope of practice issues and legal accountability and responsibilities
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to justify clinical decisions with Consultants, GPwSI’s, Physiotherapists and GPs
  • Independent and unsupervised advanced decision-making and problem solving skill
  • Reflective skills
  • Flexible with Travel
  • Excellent knowledge neuro- musculoskeletal conditions
  • Experience of Audit and how to implement change.
  • Experience of working in an autonomous role
  • Clinical Supervision skills and experience
  • IRMER Trained
  • Triage experience
  • Experience of ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests

Duties of this role include:

  • To work as an FCP within the MSK service alongside other clinicians such as APPs, GP’s, podiatrists and physiotherapists
  • To     undertake      highly      specialised      &     comprehensive      neuro-musculoskeletal assessments, of routine and complex patients in the GP setting.
  • To form accurate diagnoses, management plans and prognosis, using advanced clinical reasoning skills, knowledge of best current clinical and evidence based practice and assimilation/interpretation of clinical diagnostic tests
  • To independently and appropriately refer into the iMSK service for diagnostic procedures such as MRI, USS, X-Ray and NCS
  • To refer patients onto appropriate specialities within primary and secondary care
  • To be able to independently administer joint and soft tissue injections (or willing to work towards such a skill)
  • To communicate effectively and professionally with patients and medical colleagues regarding assessment, management and treatment choices
  • Contribute to, and participate in, on-going development/IST within the MSK team
  • To work in a unified manner with other team members across the MSK service in following, and developing, clinical pathways
  • To triage incoming MSK referrals and make decisions regarding most appropriate referral onto care providers either within, or outside, the service
  • To refer patients onto appropriate specialities according to agreed service pathways
  • To provide an excellent level of service to all patients and stakeholders
  • To document all clinical decisions and communicate with GPs, GPwSIs, Consultants and other clinical professionals as required
  • To maintain a high standard of physiotherapy practice, working to the CSP ‘Codes of Practice’

Please refer to additional job description for a more extensive list of what this role entails.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Management Bonus Scheme
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues. Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community. We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

Interested?

Apply for this job

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