First Contact Practitioner - Physio - Permanent!

Posted 13 May 2021
Salary£30000 - £45000 per annum
LocationSouth West London
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePhysiotherapy Jobs, Outpatient physiotherapy

Job description

First Contact Practitioner - South West London


Job Type: Temporary/Full-Time or Part-Time

Job Starts: ASAP

Maxxima are currently recruiting for an experienced physiotherapist to fill a First Contact Practitioner role on a permanent basis in London.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist with a special interest in musculoskeletal conditions to work closely with GPs in GP Practices. The suitable candidate will have  significant post graduate experience in the management of patients with musculoskeletal conditions. FCP experience is preferred but not essential as training can be provided. . 

The successful candidate will: 
  • Be able to assess, diagnose and manage musculoskeletal problems within the allocated 15-minute timeframes
  • Be able to identify inappropriate referrals which may require medical intervention.
  • Be comfortable working independently, but also communicating as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Have a good understanding of referral pathways and processes.
  • Be able to identify and prescribe self-help exercises and advice where needed; empowering patients to take control of their own recovery.
  • Be able to appropriately document the outcome of assessments using GP clinical recording systems.
  • Have an awareness of policy and procedure relating to information sharing, shared decision making and
  • Be able to take note of patient feedback and direct it toward the appropriate channels.
  • Be able to participate in service audit and development.
  • Be familiar with sign-posting to local services, charity support and council services.

Requirements of this Physiotherapist vacancy
  • A degree (or equivalent) e.g. BSc, MSc or Diploma entry level qualification in physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Excellent knowledge and relevant experience working as an MSK Physiotherapist
  • Experience of lone working 
  • Injection therapy would be a bonus but is not essential 

If you are interested in this physiotherapy vacancy, please apply by clicking the apply button. If you’d like more details about this role, contact the physiotherapy team today – we always have time to take your call. If the role isn’t quite what you’re looking for, why not register with Maxxima today?

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