Highly Specialist Physiotherapist - Musculoskeletal
A step in the right direction for your career…
Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the UK and the largest in terms of revenue, comprising of 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and 2 specialist cancer care centres. Significant capital investment of over £500m since 2007, continuous investment in the business, dedicated colleagues, and comprehensive and competitive benefits, makes Spire an exciting and innovative place to work. Employing over 7,800 colleagues, Spire continuously delivers excellent care with leading clinical outcomes and a high level of patient satisfaction.
Spire Alexandra Hospital places patient experience at the top of the agenda. With an engaging management team, the hospital boasts a fantastic environment for constantly supporting and developing its people and improving both new and existing services.
What will this role of Highly Specialist Physiotherapist entail?
Reporting to the Physiotherapy Manager, as a Highly Specialist Physiotherapist you’ll provide highly skilled and specialised assessment, diagnosis and treatment for musculoskeletal patients, who may have complex and / or chronic presentations. You’ll provide specialist education and teaching to your colleagues, and undertake evidence-based projects, including recommendations for changes in practice.
What do I need in order to be considered for this Highly Specialist Physiotherapist role?
- Proven experience as a musculoskeletal specialist physiotherapist
- BSc Hons Physiotherapy or equivalent, and a post-graduate diploma in a musculoskeletal specialist programme
- A valid registration with the Health Professions Council
- Proven experience of applying clinical reasoning skills to a range of complex and varied patient case mixes
- Competency across a range of physiotherapy skills, supported by professional and specialist knowledge, including infection control and health and safety
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
- IT literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
- Flexible approach to work and working patterns
Although not essential, membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and a Masters degree (or working towards) would be highly advantageous.
What will I receive in return?
You’ll be working in a motivating workplace environment within a leading-edge facility, as part of a company that commits to employees’ well-being through training, support and rewards.
Salary: £38,000 to £39,000, level dependent on experience and qualifications
Attractive Benefits: Discounted 5-star quality food within the onsite restaurant, private medical cover, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, enhanced employer contributory pension scheme, life assurance, employee assistance programme, wellness screening, eyesight tests, childcare vouchers, cycle to work vouchers, salary sacrifice gym membership, transport season ticket loans, retail and entertainment discounts, group income protection and a hospital cash plan, and long service recognition rewards.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week within Monday to Saturday, working 7.5 hour shifts on a rota between 8am and 8pm.
Location: Chatham (Kent). With excellent road links from Dartford, Canterbury, Ashford and Maidstone.
All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.
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