Clinical Specialist Practitioner – Persistent Pain Service


Recruiting Organisation: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust   

Working hours: Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working, Compressed hours
Salary: Depending on experience £41,658 – £47,672 per annum pro rata
Location: Horsham & Crawley Hospitals, mid-Sussex and Brighton


Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust are looking for dynamic and proactive Band 7 Clinical Specialist Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapists, Osteopaths or Nurse, who have a passion to develop their clinical skills in persistent pain. You will play a key role in delivering excellence within the persistent pain service at Crawley and Horsham Hospitals and our mid-Sussex and Brighton sites.


You must be a UK registered physiotherapist/osteopath/nurse to apply, with an extensive range of musculoskeletal expertise. Recent senior clinical level experience and experience of clinical governance is essential. Working at MSc level or equivalent would be advantageous. Applicants should be committed to delivering high quality care and have excellent communications skills. You will be required to work between the clinical sites of Crawley and Horsham Hospitals and may be asked to travel to MSK sites in Brighton and mid-Sussex.


This is a very exciting time for them as they continue to grow and develop the MDT pain management service across Central Sussex. The persistent pain service requires creative and innovative individuals who can help to shape foundations for exceptional care.


They can offer you:

  • Flexible working patterns including a 4 day compressed week, to include an evening clinic.
  • Supportive learning environment, your clinical development will be supported by advanced practitioners..
  • Commitment to and support for your wellbeing
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemes, including childcare vouchers


If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an Organisation which is continuously striving to improve then they would love to hear from you.


For questions about the job, contact: Professional Lead, Karen Cox at or 07724631721


If you are interested in this role, please follow this link to NHS Jobs and submit your application.


Closing date: 22 Jan 2023

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