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Job Description

Applications are invited from all interested parties.


Band: 6

Salary: £26,302 – 35,225 pa

Hours: 375 hours

Location: Vale Hospital, Dursley

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Band 6 MSK Physiotherapist, to join a dynamic and friendly Team at the Vale Community Hospital in Dursley. We pride ourselves on quality care for patients and uphold the Vision;

“To be the Service that people rely on, to understand them and to organise their care around their lives”

The successful post holder will work closely with the Gloucestershire Care Services MSK Physiotherapy Teams, Advanced Practitioners and the clinical specialists in the delivery of musculoskeletal services.

The MSK Physiotherapy service is a forward thinking, innovative service. You will be self-motivated and be able to work both independently and as part of a team, taking on delegated senior roles as outlined by the Team Lead.

You will be expected to act as a Clinical educator for the undergraduate students and mentor more junior Band 5 staff.

You will require relevant post graduate musculoskeletal experience for this role however Continuing Professional Development is actively encouraged and supported with opportunities to develop skills through clinical supervision, peer review, mentoring and training, underpinned by the Organisations Core Values and Behaviours.

For informal enquiries please contact Sarah Nicholson or Angela Sycamore on  ( Phone number removed ) /8895

Ref: 841-16-297-MB

Closing Date: Midnight Thursday 3rd November 2016

Shortlisting: Thursday 10th November 2016

Interview Date: Monday 21st November 2016

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust has a policy for promoting equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity and developing supporting policies. It is also committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, one of which is job sharing.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHSjobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHSjobs followed by comminication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authorty transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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.

UK Registration

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