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Clinical Specialist - Hand Therapy (Bank)

BMI Healthcare

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BMI Meriden Hospital in Coventry is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have a vacancy for a Clinical Specialist - Hand Therapy to join their team of staff in the Physiotherapy department.

This is a bank role working on an “as and when required” basis, you will be required to supplement staffing levels during busy periods and provide cover for existing staff in times of annual leave or absence. The shifts will vary between the hours of Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8am to 5pm and Tuesday and Friday 8am to 4pm.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)/Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Knowledge of CSP/RCOT and HCPC Codes and guidelines and their implications for practice.
  • Knowledge of the Care Standards Act and Care and Quality Commission Requirements.
  • Advanced training/recognised qualifications in specialist area. For example, BAHT Level I or equivalent plus further formal hand therapy education
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management.
  • Advanced training/recognised qualifications in specialist area. For example, BAHT Level I or equivalent plus further formal hand therapy education
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Demonstrates a professional manner at all times.
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and driven to succeed.

Duties of this role include:

  • Provide specialist assessment and treatment (hand therapy) for outpatients, inpatients, pre-admission and follow-up care as appropriate.
  • Depending on training, this might include hand and wrist only, hand, wrist and elbow or whole upper limb.
  • For the purposes of this role description, hand and wrist will be used.
  • Provide assessment and treatment for all hand and wrist conditions.
  • Engage with the Upper Limb Services Manager for clinical support, organisation of peer review, specialist CPD and national operational processes and marketing.
  • Make an active contribution to the marketing, promotion and development of the hand therapy service within the hospital, working closely with the local and regional marketing team, consultants and GP referrers.
  • To ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory and best practice frameworks as guided on the Upper Limb Services shared drive.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive hourly rate.


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check.

Disability Confident – Committed Employer:

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer BMI we endeavour to ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations within BMI. If you require reasonable adjustments for your application, interview or during your onboarding/induction process BMI will support you. For more information on the Government’s Disability Confident Employer Scheme, please click here


BMI Healthcare is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people, and vulnerable adults by taking all reasonable steps to protect them from harm. All staff will receive appropriate training and induction so that they understand their roles and responsibilities and are confident about carrying them out.

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