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Rotational Physiotherapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Come and work in beautiful Swansea Bay, with fabulous coastline, outdoor pursuits, and mountain walking all within easy travelling distance.

We welcome applications from current graduates only, to join our band 5 Physiotherapy rotation scheme in Swansea Bay.

We are looking for dedicated and innovative staff to join our team. Rotations are 4 monthly between in-patients, outpatients and community, across multiple locations in Swansea and Neath. These cover areas of practice including Acute Respiratory, MSK, Orthopaedics, Oncology, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Frail Elderly, Medicine and Paediatrics. You will have the opportunity to work with specialist band 6, band 7 staff, and Team Leaders, providing great learning opportunities and support.

Many of our senior team are educated to master's level, or above, affording fantastic opportunities for CPD. We also have the privilege of having 2 Consultant Physiotherapists in our teams, raising our profile for research and innovation.

We have long established links with Cardiff University, for undergraduate and post- graduate Physiotherapy education, including provision of student placements, and developed new relationships with the School of Health Science, and School of Medicine at Swansea University, in terms of accessing post-graduate courses, supporting research projects, and providing teaching and education to medical students.

Main duties of the job

To manage a defined caseload, using evidence based /client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions in hospital & community settings and on home visits.

To be an active participant in the On Call rota and the 7-day working rota.

To maintain clinical records and report accurately to others.

To develop skills and knowledge through participation in the band 5 Development Programme and competency framework.

To gain experience through participation in the 4 monthly rotational scheme and complete all core objectives.

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

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

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.

We welcome both those who have already graduated and those due to graduate in 2023.

Person Specification



  • BSc Physiotherapy qualification


  • NHS awareness /experience



  • HCPC registration

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Swansea Bay UHB



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