As a Paediatric, Transition & Adult Learning Disability Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in South Powys your role will be to be a leader of a small team of Specialist therapists delivering excellent services to a huge variety of patients in the rural context of Powys. Strong leadership skills and ability to upskill and network will be essential as you navigate complex care, rurality and diverse speciality as an autonomous practitioner.
Main duties of the job
To provide physiotherapy to babies, children and adults with a learning Disability in South Powys. To provide supportive and strong leadership as part of the senior clinical leadership team ensuring there is equity of support and strategic direction for the team across a widely dispersed team. To provide advanced physiotherapy care in multiple settings and using mediums such as Rebound Therapy, aqua therapy, .serial casting, neurologically specific handling, exercise programmes depending on the needs of the person and the clinical need.
- Promote and demonstrate the right leadership culture.
- Assist the Head of service.
- Be responsible for the physiotherapy within the designated area.
- Provide supervision, performance manage, appraisal of designated staff.
- Use active audit cycles to ensure effective improvements and quality assurance.
- Ensure high levels of clinical practice.
Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.
Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or firstname.lastname@example.org Step into Health connects employers in the NHS to people from the Armed Forces community.
Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
Job description Job responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.
Person Specification Qualifications and/or Knowledge Essential
- HCPC Registered BSc Hons Physiotherapy or equivalent
- Relevant post graduate training at Masters Level or equivalent demonstrable academic knowledge to Masters level
- Detailed knowledge of the principles of clinical governance and its application
- Documented evidence of CPD
- Membership of CSP Appropriate Clinical Educator Course
- Membership of appropriate clinical specialist interest group. Experience of audit procedures
- Leadership and first line management experience Supervision of junior staff and students
- Experience of a range of health settings
- Extensive postgraduate experience with significant experience at a Senior level
- Experience of taking responsibility and managing complex caseloads
- Experience of clinical supervision of junior staff and students
- Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
- Working knowledge of local and national agendas and ability to deliver within service
- Excellent organisational skills
- Ability to analyse professional and ethical issues
- Demonstrates high level of physiotherapy knowledge of assessment and clinical reasoning
- Ability to take initiative and resolve problems Ability to motivate and influence a team of staff
- Clinical supervision and mentoring skills Excellent communication skills
- I.T. literate
- Commitment to client centred non-discriminatory practice
- Commitment to lifelong learning
- Ability to work autonomously
- Flexible working e.g. weekend working as needed
- Presentation and training skills
- Critical appraisal skills
- Able to speak welsh
- Can demonstrate PTHB Values
- Be able to work flexible Travel throughout Powys
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