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Permanent MSK Physiotherapist

Posted 6 March by RIG Healthcare Easy Apply Ended

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for Physiotherapist to work in one of the largest, private healthcare providers in Aberdeen, Scotland. We are looking for candidate with previous UK experience, ideally 3+ years
This is a permanent, full time position with salary up to £38,000 per annum for the right candidate
We are looking for an individual who can:

  • deliver a high quality musculoskeletal physiotherapy service through assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of treatment within the scope of practice seeking clinical support where required
  • Deliver a high quality inpatient service in line with service requirements (e.g. Post Operatively, Recovery Plus, Respiratory* etc….)
  • Manage an effective and efficient varied musculoskeletal caseload including those with complex presentations and embrace the delivery of a bio-psychosocial approach to assessment underpinned by clinical reasoning and neuroscience
  • To use manual therapy skills where appropriate, underpinned by the principles of neuroscience research and ensure self-management strategies are empowered to patients as part of the patient journey
  • Deliver Occupational Health and Ergonomics where required to support service delivery
  • To apply evidence based practice to deliver best quality care

Our client is the UK's largest not for profit healthcare organisation, providing clinical, fitness and wellbeing services to the general public, NHS and private businesses nationwide.
Physiotherapy is integral to what we do and to that extent we support, develop and engage our physiotherapists to reach their potential through clinical development, innovation, quality and a desire to achieve their career goals whilst delivering best outcomes for patients.
We have a unique approach to improving health in the UK, putting the quality of care and satisfaction of individuals and companies at the heart of what we do and, in the process, improving the health of millions of people.
The Physiotherapy Academy and regional teams will support and mentor you to develop your skillset and CPD and we will provide a structured career path to support your development, which includes opportunities with industry-leading programmes such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Explain Pain (Neuro Orthopaedic Institute) and the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).



  • BSc(Hons) or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • UK HCPC Registration and CSP membership
  • Completion of your general physiotherapy clinical rotations or equivalent
  • CPD portfolio that demonstrates MSK experience, bio-psychosocial awareness and neuroscience principles and learning
  • Competent and confident IT user intermediate/advanced skills in Word and Excel


  • Post graduate training in CBT & Bio-Psychosocial model of health care
  • Neuro Orthopaedic Institute (NOi) CPD or equivalent (e.g. Explain Pain)
  • Occupational Health/Ergonomic qualifications
  • Research experience
  • Experience of the private sector
  • A member of special interest groups within MSK Physiotherapy
  • Previous experience of case management
  • Acupuncture qualification

Experience & Knowledge

  • Team player with the ability to work collaboratively
  • A lively and inquiring mind
  • Ability to prioritise and deal with varied workload in an effective and timely manner
  • Commitment towards the use of evidence based practice
  • An eye for detail and accuracy especially in report writing
  • Articulates a good breadth of knowledge across a number of musculoskeletal fields such as Orthopaedics, Neurology, Paediatrics, Sports Injuries and Outpatients
  • Utilises clinical reasoning to underpin decision-making
  • Recognises Red Flags, interpret and explain your clinical reasoning to senior staff for clarification
  • Willing to work flexibly
  • The ability to read, write and communicate in English


  • Presentation skills along with the ability to persuade & create consensus
  • Experience in delivering training
  • Experience in supervision of less experienced staff
  • Experience of working in Pain Management
  • Knowledge & of promoting/marketing a clinic/department
  • Knowledge and a good grasp of social media and Its impact on clinical debate and practice
  • Experience of introducing innovation to service delivery
  • Utilises a CBT approach Demonstrates excellent manual therapy skills underpinned by neuroscience principles
  • Justifies and applies knowledge of pain science and the bio-psychosocial model of healthcare and its application to physiotherapy to discuss

We are looking for someone who wants to become part of a team working towards a common goal, is friendly and has a 'can do attitude'

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer VISA sponsorship for this particular role, so please only apply if you have a right to work in UK.

If you'd like to apply or need more details, please contact Gabriela at Rig Healthcare /

Required skills

  • MSK
  • sports massage
  • exercise therapy
  • elderly rehab

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