Highly Specialised Physiotherapist Orthopaedics and Spinal

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Come and work in beautiful Swansea Bay, with fabulous coastline, outdoor pursuits, and mountain walking all within easy travelling distance.

Highly Specialist Physiotherapist (AfC Band 7) in Orthopaedics and Spinal

Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Swansea

Main duties of the job

It is a really exciting time for Swansea Bay physiotherapy service as we have secured a large investment into our proposed Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery at Neath Port Talbot Hospital. Come and join our forward thinking physiotherapy team.

We are currently recruiting for a Highly Specialised Orthopaedic and Spinal Physiotherapist primarily based in Neath Port Talbot Hospital. We are looking for an individual with substantial and broad experience within Physiotherapy and knowledge of the workings of Physiotherapy services.

The post holder will work as part of a flexible team, overseeing a busy orthopaedic clinical caseload, supervision of junior staff members, students and service improvement.

A diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy and Professional registration with HCPC are essential along with the ability to travel between sites and in the community.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, being able to communicate effectively with patients who have a variety of physical and communication difficulties as well as with family members/carers, colleagues and multi disciplinary team members.

The role will also entail using electronic systems and some administrative responsibilities; therefore good I.T. knowledge and competency using I.T. systems is essential.

Please refer to the full person specification and job description.

Person Specification



  • Degree (or equivalent) qualification in Physiotherapy and HCPC registration
  • Evidence of Leadership within a T&O physiotherapy service in the NHS
  • Evidence of specialist T&O clinical experience in the NHS

5 years experience


  • 4+ years Clinical experience
  • Evidence of Audit/Research
  • Car Driver


  • IT Skills
  • Minimum B6 experience in inpatient T&O in the NHS
  • Clinical Educator experience

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