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Extended Scope Practitioner

Job Description

Vacancy ID – COPS010

Job Title – ESP

Location – Nottingham


Full Time (375 hpw)

Salary £34,000 to £42,000

About the Business Area

Our expertise and experience, puts us at the forefront of MSK pathway design so we deliver care that is integrated, evidence-based and locally responsive.

Connect offer a range of accessible musculoskeletal and rehabilitation services in a variety of convenient locations including GP surgeries, clinics and health centres. Our community-based models focus on prevention and effective rehabilitation for over 15 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), including this one in Nottingham.

About the role

Connect are now looking for a well-organised and conscientious ESP MSK Physiotherapist to deliver quality clinical care of musculoskeletal conditions for patients presenting in Community Services.

The role of an ESP is about the consistent delivery of quality clinical management of musculoskeletal conditions for the patients presenting to the intermediate care service. You’ll work as a self-sufficient practitioner and deliver a quality clinical service meeting the clinical and commercial needs of the CMATS contracts.

Whilst undertaking comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients with a wide variety of physical and emotional needs, you must formulate, deliver, review and progress individual treatment programmes and ensure effective treatment, specialist advice and timely discharge is achieved.

Developing and promoting a positive and dynamic image and culture, you must foster productive relationships with key stakeholders such as local Consultants, GP’s and corporate client sites and provide support and training to junior staff and Physiotherapy students.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for you to be an experienced Extended Scope Practitioner, along with being positive, constructive and approachable, along with being registered with the HCPC, a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and a full qualified Physiotherapist. We’re looking for you to be capable of managing a varied caseload of MSK patients, you will have the ability to work under pressure and be committed to CPD.

We’re looking for you to have the desire to facilitate improvement in both self and service, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate confidently and effectively with both patients and colleagues alike.

You may have experience of working within the NHS or it may be in the public or private sector, its more about you and the skills you can bring to Connect. You’ll also have HCPC and CSP registration.

Interviews will be held in the morning of 25th October or 8th November

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo an Enhanced Check including barring lists under the Disclosure and Barring Service paid for by Connect.

What we’ll give you

We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role. You’ll receive regular In Service Training and clinical supervision, along with development opportunities across the business.

We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits.

These include up to 30 days’ holiday, buy additional annual leave, a day off for your birthday, online discounts portal, employer pension contributions, a number of salary sacrifice schemes, employee assistance programme, performance related pay, team building/away days, Christmas savings scheme are our way of saying thank you for your continued time, effort and contribution to the company.

So who is Connect?

We’ve grown from a single private clinic to being the largest provider of community musculoskeletal physiotherapy services in the UK, with over 150 clinical experts in MSK and occupational physiotherapy. We provide bespoke occupational services to companies and organisations and are a trusted and longstanding provider of numerous community service contracts across the country for the NHS.

Our values

Many companies will reel off an impressive, yet unattainable, list of their values. What’s different about Connect is you will see and experience our values demonstrated and lived out every day. From our specialised clinicians to our administrative and support staff, everyone at Connect shares the same passion for delivering the best service, treatment and patient experience we can. You could say it’s in our DNA to help people improve their quality of life.

Integrity – we act with integrity in all we say and do

Positive – we have a positive attitude to life and work

Supportive – we are supportive to the needs of our patients, colleagues and clients

Passion – we are energetic and enthusiastic and have a genuine desire to make a difference

Growth – we believe that a commitment to personal growth and development will lead to success for all – the individual, the team and the company

Delivery – we understand the importance of doing what we say and delivering on time, every time

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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