Advanced Practice Physiotherapist - Rheumatology

Connect Health

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist - Rheumatology


Connect Health, Brook Green, Hammersmith and Fulham

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Are you a passionate Advanced Rheumatology Clinician seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking environment? Look no further!

At Connect Health, we're shaking things up in community-based healthcare, and we want you to be part of our journey in our growing North West London service.

The role will be based in Brent 3 days per week with subsided travel to Harrow and Hammersmith on other days as part of our one-stop clinics.

Why Choose Connect Health?

Cutting-Edge Practice:

  • Utilise your advanced practice expertise to manage a varied and complex clinical caseload.

  • Work directly with experienced rheumatology consultants, collaborating and benefitting from their expertise, mentorship, and insights regarding the latest evidence-based treatments.

  • Shape the future of rheumatology healthcare within our community service setting.

  • Innovative Strategies:
  • Be an integral part of delivering one-stop clinics, working directly with consultants. These clinics streamline patient care, backed by point-of-care ultrasound availability.

  • Manage non-inflammatory or persistent joint problems traditionally referred to secondary care.

  • Implement individualised treatment plans, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions.

  • Triage referrals from GPs, directing patients effectively.

  • Integrated Community Service:
  • Work across an integrated community service that includes MSK (Musculoskeletal), Pain, and Rheumatology.

  • Lead and participate in team meetings for holistic patient care.

  • Provide specialty advice across the pathway.

  • Research and Education:
  • Engage in clinical research, advancing medical knowledge.

  • Deliver educational sessions to raise awareness of rheumatological conditions.

  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI):
  • Advocate for culturally sensitive treatment plans.

  • Promote EDI initiatives to address healthcare disparities.

    Connect Health has provided community services in partnership with the NHS since 1993. We have forged strong links with acute, primary care and voluntary sectors, maximising estates, innovating the use of systems and technology, personalising patient tools whilst mastering data collection and use to improve quality. We get excited by what we do and focus our efforts on our six strands of excellence: Value, Partnership, Infrastructure, Innovation, Outcomes and Quality.

  • We have one vision, and that is to help people improve their quality of life. We are dedicated to making NHS services work well for patients - we believe passionately in the NHS and its aims and philosophy. Our services are designed to focus on the patient experience and what really makes a difference to them.

    Ready to Shape Healthcare?

    Our People are important to us, you will be empowered, cared for, and rewarded.

    Working within a dynamic group of pioneering clinicians and supporting service colleagues you will learn from and with them and be proud when you inspire and develop others from your expertise too. Here are the added extras to our commitment to being a great place to work.
  • Up to 30 days' holiday (plus public holidays) and an extra day for your Birthday

  • A minimum of 5% of working time devoted to your personal development with an in-house Learning and Development Academy offering a wide range of career pathway development opportunities.

  • Save pennies through accessing excellent discounts via our own shopping discounts portal, access to health service discounts and a Blue Light Card

  • Participate in our cycle to work and/or smart tech salary sacrifice schemes, and/or savings club

  • Access our employee assistance programme

  • Be reimbursed for professional membership fees that are a requirement of your role

  • Group life cover