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Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist - HMP Berwyn

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a talented and organised Physiotherapist. The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy, HCPC Registration, significant post graduate experience with demonstrable experience in related clinical field as well as proven post-graduate clinical and leadership competencies. You will also have excellent organisational skills and an ability to problem solve multiple issues within a fast-paced custodial context.

Once the prison is open you will be responsible for:
  • Development and delivery of high quality service within Physiotherapy -
  • Assessment and management of complex patients
  • Develop opportunities for practice which extends the scope of traditional Physiotherapy
  • Training and support of Physiotherapists and support staff to deliver high quality, evidence based service provision
  • Governance arrangements within physiotherapy

Please note that any offer of employment will be subject to the successful receipt of enhanced DBS and prison vetting clearances.

Main duties of the job

To take a clinical lead role in the assessment and treatment of patients where the caseload will comprise of mainly patients with highly complex presentations. This will be through highly specialist / extended scope clinical knowledge and application, audit, research and education. It will require liaison with a diverse number of multidisciplinary specialties and integrated working with other disciplines and agencies.

To work as an autonomous, clinical highly Specialist Physiotherapist. To work with the Advanced Practitioner therapist to develop and deliver a high quality clinical service. Leading by example provide a high standard of specialist assessment and treatment of patients. Using evidence based principles / current best practice and advanced clinical skills and clinical reasoning assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions.

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

Please note if your application is successful and you are invited to interview, they will be held on site at HMP Berwyn to ensure candidates have an understanding of the environment. Requests for virtual interviews will not be accepted.

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



  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification



  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification


  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification



  • All essential criteria


  • All desirable criteria



  • Requirement OR willingness to undertake further masters level training up to PGC level
  • Ability to travel and to work in a variety of sites based on need
  • Prepared to work flexibly to meet service needs
  • Able to cope under pressure and adapt work patterns when the situation is unpredictable


  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Clear vision of role and commitment to specialty

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


HMP Berwyn

Wrexham Industrial Estate


LL13 9QE

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