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Acquired Brain Injury Practitioner

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rota
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Acquired Brain Injury Practitioner (Allied Health Professional or Nurse Practitioner) to work within the Specialist, Regional Community Brain Injury Team. We provide specialised neuro-rehabilitation to adults living in Cardiff & Vale and parts of Cwm Taf Morgannwg. The post-holder will play a key role in the co-ordination of rehabilitation, and will be involved in assessment and triage, intervention and liaison.

We manage a caseload of complex patients, provide education, support and clinical advice for patients, their families and the MDT to facilitate rehabilitation. We utilise advanced specialist skills and extensive knowledge base to undertake specialist assessments via a patient-centred approach.

Experience of working with patients with complex acquired brain injury would be beneficial.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated, individual with excellent communication skills, effective teamworking and a passion for service development and improvement to join our team.

Hours and days of working can be discussed with the successful candidate.

Main duties of the job

To devise, implement and follow up specialist treatments and rehabilitation across the spectrum for patients with Acquired Brain Injury. To be a skilled practitioner providing clinical care using an extensive theoretical knowledge base and practical experience to underpin the role, while acting as a role model for the delivery of care. To play a key role in the co-ordination of patients' neuro-rehabilitation and acting as a resource within the team and to broader services. To act as a resource for signposting and liaising with other services, ensuring holistic joined-up care.

To deliver specialist educational programmes to a range of healthcare professionals in relation to Acquired Brain Injury including medical, nursing and Allied Health Professional staff.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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



  • Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional practitioner degree
  • Degree supplemented by diploma level specialist training and short courses
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD


  • Teaching and assessing in clinical practice/Teaching qualification



  • Demonstrable experience in relevant speciality
  • Significant post registration experience


  • Experience of managing own caseload in relevant speciality



  • Evidence of excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Demonstrate sound IT skills Evidence of managing self development
  • Evidence of ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate ability to influence within and outside of service, across multi / inter disciplinary groups.


  • Involvement in audit and research
  • Evidence of presenting work within and outside the organisation

Special Knowledge


  • Evidence of specific knowledge and skills in speciality

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence of ability to motivate, influence change, support staff and evaluate services
  • Evidence of professional and personal development


  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital Llandough


CF64 2XX

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