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Highly Specialist MSK Physiotherapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Highly Specialist Band 7 Physiotherapist in the Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapy department in Swansea Bay UHB. The role will involve working across the MSK pathway in the Clinical Musculoskeletal Assessment & Treatment Service (CMATS) and core physiotherapy. The post holder assess and manage patients with complex MSK conditions. Additionally there will be requirement for supporting the education of other staff including mentoring , supervision and teaching sessions. The post holder will communicate with a breath of health care professionals at multi disciplinary team meetings and other forums. The post holder will support the delivery of MSK services in Swansea Bay.

Main duties of the job

The post holder must have evidence of extensive knowledge and experience in the MSK field. The role requires an individual with highly developed clinical reasoning skills to implement a management plan utilising a shared decision making process. You should have strong insight of evidence based practice across MSK spectrum. The role will involve assessing and managing patients with complex MSK needs, it is important that the post holder has experience of managing a variety of conditions independently or as part of an multidisciplinary approach. The post holder will work closely with Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners in CMATS who will provide mentoring and support. You will also work closely with other Allied Health Professionals and other stakeholders including GP's, secondary/tertiary care consultants. The post holder will be required to support the education of others in core physiotherapy and be involved in training and development programmes

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 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



  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy Professional Registration with HCPC


  • Master or other relevant post graduate training

Knowledge, skills and experience


  • Broad range of post graduate experience with significant specialist experience in MSK Out-patients
  • Experience with research, audit and service improvement
  • Significant experience supervising, mentoring and training physiotherapy staff.

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Neath Port Talbot hospital

Baglan Way, Port Talbot

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX

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