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We are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Physiotherapist and or structural Osteopath to join our team across West Essex.Role Available
Band 6 MSK Physiotherapists and /or Structural Osteopaths37.5 Band 6 MSK at St Margaret's Hospital- Epping
To be a Specialist Physiotherapist and /or Structural Osteopaths responsible for providing a high standard of assessment, advice, treatment and evaluation of patients referred to the Musculoskeletal Service. This may include patients with diverse presentations and complex physical and psychological conditionsMain duties of the job
To undertake a comprehensive assessment and formulate a diagnosis of patients who may have complex conditions. Use well developed clinical reasoning to select appropriate assessment techniques that lead you to determine a clinical diagnosis of the patient's needs. This will involve seeking and sharing personal and potentially sensitive information with the patient.
To analyse the information gained from the assessment to formulate an accurate prognosis for the patient and then discuss and agree goals and outcomes for treatment with them. To set realistic timescales for achieving these.
To give a full explanation of the patient's condition and proposed treatment to the patient and discuss the expected outcome with them. To ensure the patient understands this and agrees to the treatment plan giving consent to it. If the patient does not have the capacity to give consent, to be able to work within the legal framework as appropriate. This will involve negotiation and motivation skills and the need to work tactfully and sensitively with patients who are unable or unwilling to accept their diagnosis.
To select and be able to perform appropriate treatment techniques from a wide range of specialist skills. This could include electrotherapy, manual techniques, patient education, exercise groups, hydrotherapy, use of appliances, manipulation etc. The selection of techniques will be based on both theoretical and practical knowledge and evaluated past experience.About Us
EPUT is a key system partner for the West Essex Integrated Care Partnership (ICP). The partnership includes Princess Alexandra NHS Trust, 2 GP Provider companies and West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group.
West Essex is a diverse area stretching northwards from its boundary with Greater London into the heart of rural Essex. Transport links are excellent, with access to London Underground in the south and the M11 and M25 close to hand.
EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
- Season Ticket Loans
- NHS discounts for staff
- Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
- Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
- The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
- Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
- Day One Flexible Employer
At EPUT we are keen to explore our local communities for Allied Health Professionals who are thinking of, or ready to return to practice. We understand that family, caring responsibilities and other personal circumstances can make it difficult to continue working as an AHP. We have a number of options to support you through the HCPC return to practice requirements; from completing your days of updating as a supportive employer, to paid return to practice and direct transition into a qualified role (dependent on return to the register in an agreed timescale).Job Description
You will be part of the Integrated MSK Service (IMSKS) which is supported by a high ratio of senior to junior clinical staff ensuring comprehensive supervision, training and development opportunities to expand knowledge, skills and scope of practice. EPUT has an excellent reputation in supporting professional development and AHPs.
This is a great time to join the West Essex MSK service at EPUT, with current NHS initiatives expanding the clinical role of Allied Health Professionals including Physiotherapists throughout healthcare within West Essex.Person Specification
Wide Range of MSK experience
- Experience of assessing and treating MSK patients
- Has attended courses relevant to MSK
- Experience of supervision of students
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- Experience of supervision of assistants or juniors