Specialist Physiotherapist – Rheumatology


South Hosted Services ,Primary Care Services
The successful candidate will take a lead role within MSK Services with a caseload incorporating patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge. Has responsibility for the supervision, education and development of more junior staff, physiotherapy support workers and students within the speciality. They will provide a specialised resource to other healthcare staff/patients/carers and have an active involvement in Clinical Governance and Clinical Effectiveness and Research.

Applying candidates must be a Registered Physiotherapist with valid HCPC registration.

Be educated to/working towards/operating at degree level and have post graduate expertise within speciality/area of practice that demonstrates the required breadth of knowledge required to lead safety, effectively and efficiently.

You will have comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the speciality/area of practice, specialist knowledge and experience of relevant conditions, pathology, policies and procedures associated with the speciality/area of practice ensuring that the level of expertise can be utilised to deliver leadership within speciality/area of practice, leadership skills to enable the day to day management of service delivery and further education/evidence of continuous professional development in area of speciality including study days/courses/postgraduate qualification.

The post holder will possess excellent team-working/leadership skills and have the ability to motivate others and work using own initiative, excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills, effective time management skills and a working knowledge of basic information technology.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Nico Groenendijk, Consultant Physiotherapist on 01698 366088

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lyn Henry, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 377767

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk.
Employer details: NHS Lanarkshire