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Bank Specialist Physiotherapist

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Health Board Wide
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
Hywel Dda University Health Board has a new, exciting opportunity for motivated, driven and passionate Specialist Physiotherapists. We currently have a number of Bank vacancies across the three counties, for dynamic Physiotherapists who are keen to join our growing Physiotherapy Team.

Hywel Dda is situated within a beautiful part of West Wales with award winning beaches and National Parks. Why not make a positive professional move and live in a place that other people only get to visit on holidays.

If you feel that you have a good understanding of rehabilitation, excellent team working skills and understand how to get the very best outcomes for your patients, we would be excited to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be working as an autonomous practitioner, providing specialist assessment and clinical reasoning skills, managing a daily complex caseload. The successful candidate could be working in the Acute setting, across critical care, medical and surgical wards, in MSK or in the community

The post holder will work as part of our expanding Physiotherapy service, providing timely and patient-centred care. The post holder will formulate and deliver individualised physiotherapy treatment programmes and progress patients to obtain a safe discharge home. Clinical decisions will be determined using a sound knowledge of evidence-based practice, comprehensive clinical assessment and enhanced reasoning skills.

The post holder will be working closely with the MDT, attending weekly consultant led meetings, ward rounds and board rounds, as well as close collaborative working with Occupational Therapy.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:o Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest o Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire o 48 general practices, 47 dental practices , 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres o Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

Our Health Board has strong core values:
  • Dignity
  • Respect
  • Fairness
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Openness
  • Caring
  • Kindness
  • Compassion

If you are looking to progress as a Band 6 Physiotherapist, do not miss this opportunity to work within a progressive, friendly department.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on 13/05/2024.

Person Specification

Qualification and Knowledge

Essential

  • Professional registration as recognised by HCPC
  • Post graduate evidence of specialist education
  • CPD evidence
  • IT Skills


Desirable

  • Post graduate qualification up to post grad diploma level in relevant speciality
  • Clinical education training course
  • Member of CSP
  • Active participation of specialist interest groups


Experience

Essential

  • Post graduate experience in relevant clinical speciality
  • Completion of junior competency framework
  • Practical experience to a level that would enable participation on the respiratory on call rota
  • Therapeutic handling and risk assessments
  • Managing a diverse caseload using a clinical reasoning process
  • Inter-professional and team working
  • Direct involvement with carers and families
  • Evidence of supporting service compliance with clinical governance requirements
  • Evidence of staff supervision


Desirable

  • Evidence of student supervision
  • Negotiation of MDT working practices
  • Experience of service development
  • Experience of NHS working


Other

Essential

  • Physically able to meet demands of the post (therapeutic manual handling) to comply with Disability Discrimination Act
  • Evidence of Teaching/In Service Training
  • Flexible approach to meet the needs of the service
  • Prepared to participate in on call and extended service
  • Ability to travel between sites and in community in a timely manner


Desirable

  • Wide range of interests


Language Requirements

Desirable

  • Welsh speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Health Board Wide

Health Board Wide

SA14 8QF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-BANK-AHP001-0124-B

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