B6 Pulmonary Rehab Physio

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapist to join the Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) Team within East area of BCUHB.

You will be expected to take an active role in all phases of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation pathway. The applicant will have a high standard of clinical and communication skills, be able to work independently as well as being an excellent team player and actively engage in departmental and service development as well as regular audit and research. You will have experience of a respiratory rotation at band 6 level.

Main duties of the job

Working with the multidisciplinary Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team that includes a physiotherapist, occupational therapists, technical instructors, and an advanced practitioner, in the East region of BCUHB.

Main duties of the job:

To be responsible for the rehabilitation of patients with chronic respiratory diseases (across all phases of rehabilitation to include an individual assessment and post rehabilitation exit routes, outpatient classes and education as appropriate).

Working with rehabilitation teams to initiate and plan new projects to encourage development of the service and bring about change through the ability to evaluate own practice and that of others.

To be a core member of the multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality, clinically effective care and patient experience, and to forge close links and improve communication channels with other members of primary and the health care team to maximise the effectiveness of the Rehabilitation.

To participate in clinical education and supervision for physiotherapy students, other healthcare/research students in the department, and acting as a role model and clinical resource demonstrating high standards of care and providing clinical leadership in the specialist area.

Keeping up to date with recent advances in the field of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and to promote the use of evidence based practise.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification

Training and Qualification


  • Current HCPC registration
  • Degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of CPD in Physiotherapy in the form of a detailed personal development portfolio.


  • Membership of appropriate professional post-graduate training body
  • Relevant Special/Clinical interest group membership
  • Clinical educators course
  • Bronze IQT



  • significant post registration experience
  • Clinical experience working with cardiac/ pulmonary patients or patients with other long term health conditions
  • Evidence of core rotations
  • Experience of working in an NHS environment as physiotherapist and MDT/ multi-agency working where relevant


  • Experience in cardiac / pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Active member of clinical interest group



  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills in physiotherapy
  • Ability to work autonomously within clinical area
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proven organisational skills including prioritisation and delegation
  • Able to lead and motivate others within the team
  • Physically fit and able to manually handle loads, including therapeutic handling, throughout most of the day
  • Competency in report writing
  • Ability to comprehend and work in accordance with the health board's Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety policies, in order to meet the differing needs of patients
  • Knowledge and skills of risk assessment
  • Able to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • Excellent verbal & written skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to lead and participate in team working and training
  • Able to be self-motivated


  • Experience of contribution to CNG or working parties.
  • Experience in the relevant speciality
  • Actively involved in research and contribution to evidence-based practice
  • Able to run courses-internal/external
  • Good teaching and supervisory skills
  • Ability to create presentations
  • Research skills
  • Coaching skills
  • PDR Training



  • Good knowledge of complex conditions
  • Advanced knowledge of anatomy and physiology of underlying complex pathology
  • Good working knowledge of all areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management.
  • Understanding of the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • Good understanding of the need to collect statistics and experience of their use
  • Broad understanding of BCU policies and procedures
  • Disability awareness.

Personal Qualities


  • Physically able to comply with the health board's Manual Handling Guidelines
  • Able to work at intense levels of concentration during most of the working day
  • Able to meet the 7 day job planning and delivery requirements of the post
  • Able to work within a stressful and unpredictable environment
  • Able to carry out moderate to intense physical effort throughout the working day and carry out concurrent activities
  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the post


  • Welsh Speaking

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