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Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist - MSK

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for existing or aspiring advanced practitioners to join our clinical leadership team. You will join a progressive team with a clear vision to deliver high quality care for the people of Cardiff and Vale, in alignment with our one team therapies, clinical rehabilitation model. You will contribute to shaping and implementing our strategy as we build and grow our integrated, multidisciplinary, person-centred service to meet the needs of our population.

You will contribute to our growing movement which is turning rhetoric to reality in delivering co-produced, value based and person-centred care. Support as part of daily practice is integral to our model in all four pillars. This includes support from our large team of clinical colleagues within Physiotherapy and the MSK multidisciplinary team (podiatry, hand therapy, dietetics, psychology, orthopaedics, rheumatology and radiology) and from innovation and improvement, value-based healthcare and R& D teams. Our soon to be launched training and development framework and existing values-based appraisal's will align to the enhanced, advanced and consultant framework, enabling opportunities for everyone to progress across all 4 pillars of advanced and 5 pillars of consultant practice at a pace that suits them.

Main duties of the job

Successful post holders will be based in one of our three locality out-patient departments, providing clinical leadership and delivery in an integrated model of care that aims to deliver seamless care across the whole pathway. They will work with the team to deliver timely and accurate diagnosis, secondary prevention and supportive treatments, whilst transferring care to other specialities and MDT services appropriately. There is opportunity to contribute to first contact, minor injuries and secondary care interface environments, amongst others. Our integrated model gives a unique opportunity for practice-based learning and quality improvement within a team environment where skills and processes are shared and grown. You will be supported, and support others to develop and progress skills in education, quality improvement, research and leadership.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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



  • Qualifications - Physiotherapy Degree


  • Qualifications - Working towards/ have a relevant higher level qualification



  • Experience - post registration specialist experience in a physiotherapy.


  • Experience - Experience of providing clinical supervision



  • Skills - demonstrate specialist skills within the field of MSK outpatients.


  • Skills - Evidence of involvement in audit and research

Special Knowledge


  • Special Knowledge - Evidence of relevant C.P.D.


  • Special Knowledge - Evidence of relevant post graduate training courses.

Personal Qualities


  • Personal Qualities.


  • Personal Qualities.

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Physiotherapy Department


CF14 4XW

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