Band 8a First Contact Physiotherapist, Bristol

Background -

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as a First Contact Physiotherapist within one of the most forward-thinking and leading GP practices in the South West. Experience working within a GP practice before is not required, so if you're currently working within a hospital or community setting then you are encouraged to apply - the surgery already has a track record of training and development and two of its three existing First Contact Physiotherapists came from different backgrounds prior to working at the practice (and are thriving).

If you've not previously worked in a GP surgery - benefits include:

  • Much more manageable caseload in comparison to hospital setting
  • Purely week day working (no evenings or weekends)
  • Full-time can be over 4 days
  • Secure income and NHS pension (unlike private)

Salary - Band 8a - £47,126 - £53,219 per annum + 5 weeks annual leave + bank holidays + NHS pension

Location - Bristol (north)

The surgery -

  • Based on one site (rather than working across multiple sites as per many primary care Physio roles)
  • Supportive of progression and clinical development
  • Forward-thinking, clinically and technologically
  • Outstanding delivery of COVID-vaccine, leading the way in the UK for patients vaccinated
  • Utilising various clinical specialities to offer more to their patients
  • Multi-disciplined team of GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics, First-Contact Physiotherapists, Clinical Pharmacists and more
  • Excellent management setup in place
  • Offering a long-term career opportunity

Your role -

  • Advanced MSK Physiotherapist Practitioner in Primary Care
  • Work alongside 3 other First Contact Physiotherapists
  • Construct detailed treatment and care plans
  • Assess, diagnose, triage and refer patients for onward treatment
  • Provide individually tailored care
  • Minimum three days per week

The benefits -

  • Band 8a salary range - £47,126 - £53,219 per annum
  • Progression to become a Prescriber if not already
  • 5 weeks annual leave + bank holidays
  • NHS pension
  • Career progression opportunities

Next Steps

For further details on this Allied Health role, please use the Apply section. If you can specify a best time to talk, please do; we'll get in touch when it suits you best. You'll then be contacted by one of our specialist Nurse consultants, who will provide you with further details about the role.

If you would like to talk, please give us a call on 0113 350 1308. Please note, any contact is in the strictest confidence and we will not send your details to any practice without your expressed consent to do so.

We have been voted as the 2021 Most Outstanding Primary Care Recruitment Company, at the Global Excellence Awards. We are also Recruitment Agency of the Year at the General Practice Awards, and finalists for the HealthInvestor Awards, so in dealing with us you'll be in safe hands!

For every placement we make, Menlo Park plants two trees! We plant one on your behalf and the other on the surgery's behalf. By planting two trees we offset 0.6 tonnes of CO2, the equivalent of driving 1,466 miles in a standard car. We want to contribute towards helping save the planet!

South West England, England, UK