Advanced Practitioner and First Contact Practitioner


Advanced & First Contact Practitioner

We're on the look-out for an Advanced & First Contact Practitioner to join our well-established team working across our sites on the East Sussex Coast (Eastbourne to Peacehaven) and Crowborough as well as various venues working in Primary Care.

What you'll do 

  • Autonomously undertake electronic triage of new referrals and run clinics to assess new referrals into the Intermediate MSK Service (AP Service)
  • Use advanced clinical reasoning skills to diagnose and manage patients in the AP Service, as an FCP and a Physiotherapist
  • Provide a patient centred collaborative approach to assessment, diagnosis and treatment

Who you'll be  

  • Have clinical/professional expertise (or desire to develop) in the provision of Advanced Practice in musculoskeletal physiotherapy
  • Proven clinical leadership and past experience of clinical development of senior MSK staff
  • Ability to justify clinical decision making with consultants, GP’s, physiotherapists and other key stakeholders using critical appraisal of clinical evidence and EBP
  • Maintain professional judgement under pressure during discussion with patients and other stakeholders

What you need to have 

  • HCPC and CSP registration
  • BSc or MSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy
  • Advanced MSK assessment and treatment skills with proven advanced clinical reasoning abilities
  • Independent and unsupervised advanced decision-making and problem solving skills

In addition to a £46,400 – £52,872 a year salary, we also offer an incredible number of benefits including:

  • Family Friendly policies
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities
  • Full medical insurance

Full health and wellbeing programme