Senior MSK Physiotherapy Team Leader (Ref: COPS018)
Our Service in Wolverhampton –
The Wolverhampton Integrated MSK Service (WIMS) is a newly commissioned community based service to Wolverhampton. It is a single-point of access for NHS patients referred by their GP with MSK conditions, and offers fast and effective physiotherapy-led treatment, expert clinical assessment, diagnostics and onward referral, all from local and convenient community settings.
WIMS incorporates Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners in MSK, Pain and Rheumatology together with MSK Physiotherapists, GP with Special Interest, Psychologists and Rehabilitation Therapists to deliver care for musculoskeletal pain as well as complex persistent pain and non-urgent rheumatology conditions. The integrated service design allows clinicians to work together to deliver seamless and evidence based care for patients.
About the role –
This position combines clinical and professional leadership with the operational management of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy services in Wolverhampton. The successful applicant will be expected to support the Service Manager in providing leadership and motivation to the clinical team to facilitate excellence in clinical and operational performance.
This is predominantly a clinical role, with the majority of time spent managing a clinical caseload of MSK referrals as part of the integrated MSK service. In addition, as a Team Leader the successful applicant will be allocated management time to provide mentoring and clinical supervision of clinical colleagues as well as the supporting the operational delivery of the service. These responsibilities will be supported by our Regional Consultant Physiotherapist and the Service Manager respectively.
Who we are looking for –
The Team Leader must demonstrate clinical excellence in MSK care delivery and be competent at developing this in others. We want to hear from physiotherapists with experience of line-managing fellow clinicians who can demonstrate motivational leadership of their teams, and sound effective management strategies combined with a strong patient focus. Suitable applicants may currently be working at Band 6 or 7 (or equivalent) looking for a new challenge in a new and exciting MSK service. We offer an internal management and leadership development programme to develop our Team Leaders into outstanding managers.
In this role you will need to be organised, consistent and lead by example. Attention to detail, personal appearance and management style will be factors influencing success. You will be expected to be positive, constructive and approachable and carry out tasks with fairness and integrity.
Starting salary between £30,000 – £38,000, depending upon experience
0191 250 4580