Remote (UK Based) Full time £36,000 - £50,000

Job description

Are you an experienced physiotherapist looking to work at the highest level and independently from home to deliver the best standards to patients?

Join our community of forward-thinking physiotherapists using contemporary, evidence-informed treatments and progressive digital health tools to elevate our profession.


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.


Salary and 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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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
Start date Flexible
Location Remote (UK Based)
Salary £36,000 - £50,000
Hours per week 40
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Reports toArea Manager (with support from Virtual Physiotherapy Practice Lead and other clinicians)Contact nameJessica Fernandez HillmanContact emailcareers@ascenti.co.ukReferencemskvirtualapp