Are you looking for a new challenge? You could be an important part of an exciting innovative Health Board whose objective is to provide Truly integrated care centred on the needs of the individual. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physiotherapist to join our Physiotherapy service working across beautiful North Powys.
We are looking for a person who wants to work within a motivated and enthusiastic team whose priority is to provide community rehabilitation.
You will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills, a flexible approach to work and negotiation skills to motivate patients and staff to deliver high standards of care. You will work closely as part of an MDT within PTHB and Social services, the award winning Virtual ward and support integration.Main duties of the jobGeneric
To work as an integral and active part of the therapy and multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the therapy team in the efficient provision of a patient centred service. Role specific
Main responsibilities include delivering inpatient rehab as part of an in-reach model to Llanidloes Hospital, in addition to managing a community caseload independently across Newtown & Llanidloes. The base will be flexible between Newtown & Llanidloes.
You will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills, a flexible approach to work and negotiation skills to motivate patients and staff to deliver high standards of care.
To contribute to service development, mentorship of junior staff, student physiotherapists and delegation of rehabilitation plans to enable active rehabilitation.
The team provide a 7-day service and all staff are expected to be part of the weekend roster.
Be flexible at times of increased demand to the service.
To participate in the planning, development and evaluation of community therapy service, having responsibility of defined projects.
We support CPD, in-service training, clinical supervision and career development.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to applyAbout us
Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.
As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.
To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply
.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
This post requires the successful applicant to be able to work in in the community and therefore the will require a drivers licence and access to a vehicle for work.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
If you are interested in this post and require more information, please contact Anna Belotti (Rehabilitation Team Lead Physiotherapist) 01686 617220Person SpecificationQualifications and/or KnowledgeEssential
- BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
- HPC registration
- Evidence of relevant post graduate study and personal development - CPD portfolio Membership of CSP
- Broad working knowledge of Physiotherapy techniques across all aspects of treatment
- Specialised knowledge in care of elderly and neurological conditions and general rehabilitation
- Ability to keep legible, clear and concise notes
- Post graduate courses
- Evidence of involvement with relevant Clinical Interest group(s)
- Broad range of band 5 experience
- Experience working with elderly
- Experience of working with Junior staff/ assistants/ students and to develop other staff both formally and informally
- Evidence of Involvement in research/ audit Good presentation/ teaching skills
Aptitudes & AbilitiesEssential
- Experience of working in a community setting
- Ability to work independently
- Able to work collaboratively within the physiotherapy team and with the wider MDT
- Able to cope with moderate physical exertion throughout the working day
- Ability to work under pressure Autonomous decision maker
- Service Development
- Ability to speak Welsh
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Flexible working e.g. weekend rotas Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner
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