Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An opportunity exists for a dynamic Physiotherapist with a special interest in Acute Musculoskeletal Management to work across the Emergency Department, Orthopaedics and MSK Services in NHS Ayrshire and Arran. With advanced practice clinical skills in the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal presentations, you will have appropriate postgraduate training or experience equivalent to a Masters Level, with proven leadership experience and an advanced knowledge of evidence based practice.
You will hold a self-generated caseload, incorporating patient diagnosis, assessment, and treatment, carrying out or requesting investigations when clinically indicated. You will work closely with clinician’s across the specialties to ensure safe and effective care for people with urgent care needs. You will also act as an expert resource and have active involvement in Clinical Governance, Clinical Effectiveness and Research.
You will work with the multi-disciplinary Teams in Unscheduled Care and Orthopaedic Services within the outpatient setting. NHS Ayrshire and Arran Trauma and Orthopaedic Services have reconfigured bringing opportunity for new ways of working. You will be a welcome addition to a dynamic team delivering patient care in Ayrshire and Arran.

It is essential that you possess a Diploma/MSc/BSc in Physiotherapy and are HCPC registered. You must have permission to work in the UK. Car driver essential.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Enquiries to:, Judith Reid, Consultant Physiotherapist in MSK
Email: [email protected]

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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