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Specialist Static Oncology Physiotherapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 a year pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

Come and work in beautiful Swansea Bay, with fabulous coastline, outdoor pursuits, and mountain walking all within easy travelling distance.

A permanent vacancy has become available within the Swansea Bay University Health Board's Macmillan Therapy Team for a Band 6 Physiotherapist. The team provide a unique, innovative and dynamic approach to rehabilitation for people affected by cancer. The successful candidate will also be instrumental in ensuring the smooth running of the Treat & Transfer outpatient service for people diagnosed with Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression. This would be an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring individual. You will be working with a team of specialist Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Therapy Technicians in delivering first class care for people affected by cancer. The service provides a range of rehabilitation to help people overcome the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatments. The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly within the Macmillan Therapy Team, allowing cover throughout the rehabilitation service.You will have full support and additional oncology training as required and be expected to work as part of a multi disciplinary team and alone with direction from the Physiotherapy lead.

Many of our senior team are educated to Masters level, or above, affording fantastic opportunities for CPD.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard physiotherapy service to the specialist Oncology caseload within the SBUHB as required.

To manage a defined caseload of clients with complex needs within this setting, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, maintaining associated records.

To perform advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations to provide a diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

To provide leadership for junior staff, through supervision and appraisal as delegated by supervisor.

To supervise Physiotherapy students on clinical placements.

To deputise for the Senior Physiotherapists in their absence as required.

Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including a 7-day shift pattern, with extended working hours covering 365 days of the year.

To participate in CPD and develop skills and knowledge through participation in an in-service training scheme.

To work across the Health Board and travel between SBU Health Board sites as required to support service delivery.

To undertake lone working if required.

To be an active participant in the on-call rota

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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.

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

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree in Physiotherapy


  • Experience of providing physiotherapy to people affected by cancer



  • Wide range of NHS clinical skills
  • Wide range of Band 5 experience
  • Ability to travel within HB



  • Experience of working within the NHS
  • Experience of working within an oncology setting or with oncology patients
  • Experience supervising staff to include Band 5 staff
  • Experience of working independently and running team / service as need arises

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Singleton Based



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