Clinical Pathway Lead - Bedford, Bedfordshire

Posted 11 Mar 2020

Circle Health

Bedford, Bedfordshire (Quality Assurance or Safety)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Quality Assurance or SafetyRecruiter Reference:517821
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:53000-57000

Clinical Pathway Lead for Circle Integrate Care/Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner – Exciting opportunity to work within the senior management team.

Circle Integrated Care is looking for an enthusiastic clinical pathway lead/advanced physiotherapy practitioner to become part of the MSK team’s senior management team across the service. The role will include working in a clinical MSK setting and leading a team of APPs and physiotherapists, clinical coordinators to deliver excellent care for MSK patients.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic Integrated Care Service with a full musculoskeletal multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will be expected to provide clinical expertise, leadership and collaborate with all other clinicians working alongside them, becoming part of an MDT approach to enhance patient care in a musculoskeletal setting.

The post would suit an experienced advanced practice physiotherapist looking to expand on their clinical skills and working within GP settings. This would suit an experienced band/8a equivalent.

Mentorship would be provided by experienced APP’. Travel between Our main sites and other services would be expected.

Role & Responsibilities:

The clinical lead APP role is a key within Circle Integrated Care services in Hampshire

To be the clinical pathway lead representing Circle Integrated Care in all areas of the MSK services which include Bedford, Greenwich, Hampshire and Rushcliffe areas, overseeing the clinical quality of the service which involves regularly oversight and accountability for service improvements and audits.

To complete FCP/APP clinics within the base of working. There will be a 0.5 clinical to 0.5 managerial split.

Person Specification:

  • HCPC registered
  • Physiotherapy degree
  • Currently working as an MSK APP experience
  • Experience working at a senior physiotherapist level seeing patients in a musculoskeletal setting (equivalent 8a)
  • Travel will be expected for this role.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development in relevant clinical and management areas
  • Clinical leadership
  • Experience in ordering diagnostics/investigations & tests
  • Experience of clinical supervision / mentoring
  • Experience in Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Chronic pain
  • Experience in managing a team


  • 27 days’ annual leave pro rata with additional days for long-term service
  • Cycle to work scheme: save money on a new bike and benefit from interest-free instalments
  • Private pension scheme helping your to live well in retirement
  • Health and wellbeing programme which includes free fruit, massages and fitness sessions
  • Employee assistance programme: get confidential support 24/7
  • Private medical insurance to help you get any treatment you need quickly
  • Non-contributory life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Perkbox for employee discounts at a range of retailers, restaurants and other services
  • Season ticket loan: get the benefit of an annual ticket and pay the cost over 12 months

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