MSK Physiotherapist (incorporating our Graduate Development Programme) – Multiple locations

MSK Physiotherapist (incorporating our Graduate Development Programme)


Locations –
London (ref: SOPS026)
Newcastle upon Tyne (ref: NOPS015)

About the Business Area –

Our expertise and experience, puts us at the forefront of MSK pathway design so we deliver care that is integrated, evidence-based and locally responsive.
Connect offer a range of accessible musculoskeletal and rehabilitation services in a variety of convenient locations including GP surgeries, clinics and health centres. Our community-based models focus on prevention and effective rehabilitation for over 15 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

About the role –

This is a great opportunity to join our growing and vibrant national physiotherapy team. You will be fully supported as you move through the programme and receive expert guidance and supervision plus In Service Training and you’ll complete our well organised Accelerated Development programme.
You will receive practical and theoretical supervision from day one to develop your skills and clinical reasoning.
The Accelerated Development Programme (ADP), which is designed to enable Physiotherapist’s, to develop a high level of musculoskeletal clinical reasoning skills, confidence and professional decision making.
The programme consists of weekly 3 hour sessions of teaching, delivered in a relaxed and informal manner. The sessions are delivered within contracted hours.
There is a large practical element as well as time for discussion, clinical reasoning and patient case reflection within the group.
Independent study is an essential part of the programme and participants are expected to do 3 – 6 hours of preparation study per week including revision of joint anatomy, reviewing relevant research articles and preparing patient reflection cases.
In the role, whilst undertaking comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients with a wide variety of physical and emotional needs, you must formulate, deliver, review and progress individual treatment programmes and ensure effective treatment, specialist advice and timely discharge is achieved.
Developing and promoting a positive and dynamic image and culture, you must foster productive relationships with key stakeholders such as local Consultants, GP’s and corporate client sites and provide support and training to junior staff and Physiotherapy students.

Who we’re looking for –

You will be positive, constructive and approachable, along with being registered with the HCPC, a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and a fully qualified Physiotherapist. We’re looking for you to be capable of managing a varied caseload of MSK patients, as well as having the ability to work under pressure and being committed to CPD.
We are looking for you to have the desire to facilitate improvement in both self and service, you will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate confidently and effectively with both patients and colleagues alike.

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo an Enhanced Check including barred lists under the Disclosure and Barring Service paid for by Connect.

Full/Part time




£19,000 progressing to £22,500 after training

Closing date


Employer details

Connect Health


London and Newcastle upon Tyne

Contact name



0191 250 4580



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