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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Joint Health - Integrated MSK Service
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£28,050 - £36,644 pa,pr
25/03/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Southport District General Hospital

Speciality: Joint Health - Integrated MSK Service 

Permanent Contract

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Band 6

£28,050 - £36,644 per annum


Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Physiotherapist to play an active part in a significant Musculoskeletal re design in the West Lancashire & Southport and Formby regions.

The new Joint Health - Integrated MSK Service is a Consultant led inter disciplinary team consisting of Specialist Doctors; MSK Physiotherapists, Advanced Practice Physiotherapists & Podiatrist. You will work directly with Consultants in Physiotherapy, Neurosurgery and Sport and Exercise medicine providing excellent opportunities for professional development. 

The successful candidates will work in a modern, dynamic service which offers a friendly and supportive working environment. We strive to provide excellent patient care within an integrated MSK culture. You should have at least 2 years post graduate experience, be HCPC Registered and have previous experience working within Physiotherapy outpatients. Ideally you will have completed MSK related post graduate training. You should be committed to CPD, have excellent interpersonal skills, be well organized and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

In exchange you will work in a friendly, dynamic & developing service, with regular clinical supervision, and diverse in service training events.

Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Adults' Barred List.


Date Advertised: 11th March 2019

Date Advert Close: 25th March 2019

Date Shortlisting to commence: 26th March 2019

Date of Interviews: To Be Confirmed


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Sarah Currie, Senior Physiotherapist -MSK:

or Laura Atherton, Clinical Therapy Manager: