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Physiotherapist (D2RA)

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to work as a B6 Physiotherapist within Physiotherapy Service in Ysbyty Gwynedd, working on the Discharge to Recover and Assess pathway based in the Emergency Department.

The post will support the Medical Inpatient Physiotherapy team to ensure the delivery of a high standard physiotherapy service within the acute site, promoting intervention and rehabilitation across the general medical/surgical wards, emergency department and medical assessment unit.

In addition, the post will involve close liaison and work with colleagues who focus on admission avoidance and discharge facilitation, as well as longer term rehabilitation and within unscheduled care provision to support the development of a discharge to recover and assess service as both an outreach and in-reach to the acute turnaround beds.

This post will include extended hours and weekend working.

If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

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

Main duties of the job

  • To carry out physiotherapy assessments and treatments developing individualised therapeutic treatment programmes for a specialised caseload in the relevant clinical area. Patients may include those with physical and psychological problems in area of speciality some of whom may have a level of complexity. Team leader clinical specialist or advanced practitioners are available for clinical and managerial support.
  • To ensure a high standard of care for each patient working with patients, families or carers, multi-agency teams and disciplines involved.
  • To communicate with these patients, carers, agencies and other disciplines in an appropriate manner, often with sensitive information, diagnoses or outcomes.
  • To supervise, teach and appraise peers, physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, technical instructors, students and other members of the multidisciplinary or multiagency teams.
  • To train and supervise patients, families or carers and staff from other disciplines or agencies to carry out programmes of care devised by the therapist.
  • To deputise and support the Clinical Team Leader as required in the daily management of the designated team.

  • About us

    If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

    Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

    Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

    Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

    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



    • BSc / Grad Dip Physiotherapy
    • HCPC registered
    • Post grad training courses


    • Bronze IQT
    • Clinical Educators course



    • oExperience of working in an NHS environment as physiotherapist and MDT/ multi-agency working where relevant


    • oExperience of contribution to CNG or working parties.



    • oAbility to work autonomously within clinical area
    • oAble to lead and participate in team working and training

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


    Ysbyty Gwynedd



    LL57 2PW

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