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Virtual Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner

About the role  

As a Virtual First Contact Practitioner you will work in an advanced role. You will be an experienced physiotherapy clinician responsible for delivering virtual (tele/video) advanced musculoskeletal assessment, triage and care to a varied caseload.  
 
You will be responsible for referring patients into the most appropriate services within the agreed pathways, including referrals for appropriate imaging, GP review for bloods/investigations, orthopaedics, rheumatology.

You will be central to expanding the already established Virtual AP services, working in collaboration with partners from both a clinical and system-wide perspective using our digital patient management system.

Key responsibilities

  • Work as an autonomous advanced practitioner in providing and delivering neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy assessments and treatment plans.
  • Independently to assess, analyse and provide a clinical diagnosis for individual patients, including those presenting with complex conditions.
  • Understand each patients’ needs and expectations, and provide them with high quality standards and treatment.
  • Demonstrate excellence in report writing, and evidence an ability to complete reports autonomously without the need for further support.
  • Maintain up to date records in line with professional standards.
  • Attend regular relevant courses both internally and externally, as well as keeping an up to date file of your CPD achievements, in line with CSP and HCPC guidelines.
  • Identify and manage any risks to quality, such as workload, communication, and team working, with the support of your line manager and clinical mentor.
  • Work as part of a team and liaise with other physiotherapists internally to ensure delivery of clinically effective care.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders on challenging matters and in line with Ascenti procedures.
  • Take an active role in engaging with external fellow physiotherapy professionals, working to promote Ascenti as a leading healthcare organisation.

Essential experience and qualifications

  • Extensive post registration experience working at a senior level (at least four years in MSK field).
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) recognised degree or diploma in physiotherapy.
  • Full Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) membership.
  • Full Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) membership.
  • CPD folder with evidence of continued professional development.
  • BSc Degree in Physiotherapy or Pre-Reg Masters in Physiotherapy
  • Masters (L7) level modules relating to FCP competencies
  • Demonstrable competence through accredited courses in imaging (MRI/CT/DXA/UKS) training; IR(ME)R Training
  • Extensive knowledge of neuromusculoskeletal symptomatology and evidence-based practice
  • Evidence demonstrating advanced clinical examination skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritise effectively and manage your time efficiently

Salary & benefits  

  • Competitive salaries for advanced practitioners   
  • 25 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Sick-pay up to an annual cap
  • Flexible working & family friendly ethos
  • Award-winning clinical training and development programme   
  • Discounts and other perks
  • Charity time gifting
  • Extra cash rewards and incentives
  • Free physio and other wellbeing support  

Learn more about the benefits of working at Ascenti here: https://www.ascenti.co.uk/careers/our-edge   
Our goal is for Ascenti to be a workplace that creates a sense of belonging for everyone. This means that we actively work to promote equal opportunities across all that we do, including when we recruit new talent.

 

 

Location:
Remote - Remote / working from home
Role type:
Full time
Salary:
£36,000 - £45,000
Requirements
  • Extensive post registration experience working at a senior level (at least four years in MSK field).
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) recognised degree or diploma in physiotherapy.
  • Full Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) membership.
  • Full Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) membership.
  • CPD folder with evidence of continued professional development.
  • BSc Degree in Physiotherapy or Pre-Reg Masters in Physiotherapy
  • Masters (L7) level modules relating to FCP competencies
  • Demonstrable competence through accredited courses in imaging (MRI/CT/DXA/UKS) training; IR(ME)R Training
  • Extensive knowledge of neuromusculoskeletal symptomatology and evidence-based practice
  • Evidence demonstrating advanced clinical examination skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritise effectively and manage your time efficiently
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