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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

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

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Physiotherapist, Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This vacancy is a full time Band 6 musculoskeletal physiotherapist working at the Roayl Alex Hospital in Rhyl. You will have responsibility for supervising junior members of staff and students on placement.

You will join a large supportive innovative team.

The physiotherapy service in BCUHB offers a whole career pathway to Band 8A as a clinical advanced practitioner. Service improvement and development is encouraged and all staff have access to regular supervision, mentorship and training.

This is an opportunity to work in a large established and supportive team in a beautiful part of the UK.

Part time or job share applications will be considered.

Main duties of the job

Assessing and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

Supervision and teaching of junior qualified staff, support staff and students on placement.

Involvement with inservice training and service development.

Participation in 7 day service.

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

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



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


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



  • Significant Post Registration Experience
  • Evidence of core rotations
  • Experience of working in an NHS environment as physiotherapist and MDT/ multi-agency working where relevant


  • Experience of contribution to CNG or working parties
  • Experience in the relevant speciality



  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills in physiotherapy
  • Ability to work autonomously within clinical area
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to lead and participate in team working and training
  • Able to be self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal & written skills
  • Able to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • 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


  • 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 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 BCUHB policies and procedures Disability awareness.
  • Understanding of the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • Good understanding of the need to collect statistics and experience of their use
  • Broad understanding of BCUHB policies and procedures
  • Disability awareness.

personal qualities


  • Physically fit 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


  • Ability to speak Welsh is desirable

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Royal Alex Hospital

Marine Drive


LL18 3AS

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