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Torfaen CRT Reablement Physiotherapist

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Pontypool
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a knowledgeable, motivated physiotherapist with strong clinical decision-making skills? If so, this post is for you!

This post is embedded within the well established Reablement physiotherapy team at Torfaen Community Resource Team (CRT). The post supports prevention of hospital admissions and early discharge alongside promotion of self-management for patients with long term conditions.

The post holder will demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills, be a team player, and be able to work as an autonomous practitioner to deliver rehabilitation programmes across Torfaen locality.

You will work as part of the wider CRT and Primary Care & Community MDT to promote and support patients to remain independent within the community. The opportunity to gain wider experience through the Torfaen Falls service is also available within this post.

The CRT provides a hospital to home service and the Physiotherapy role is a vital one in working with individuals to ensure a seamless service in their journey. The successful post holder will be supported by the other Band 6 and Band 7 Physiotherapists within the team.

The post holder will be HCPC registered and able to visit patients throughout the Torfaen locality.

Main duties of the job

To be an integral member of the CRT delivering profession specific and generic interventions to people who fall within the Frailty spectrum of care and Community Physiotherapy service.

The post holder will primarily deal with the assessment and treatment of people who require rehabilitation but will not be limited to this and will be expected to support other aspects of the CRT in line with service demands.

Please see job description and person specification for full details.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapist
  • State Registered Physiotherapist -HCPC
  • Relevant clinical educators' course or willing to undertake training
  • Appropriate range of postgraduate clinical education


Desirable

  • MCSP
  • Active participation in relevant interest group


Experience

Essential

  • Broad range of post graduate clinical experience including comprehensive rotational experience
  • Specific experience in speciality applied for
  • Experience of participating in and delivering in-service training programmes
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Evidence of having worked unsupervised


Desirable

  • Evidence of having worked in the UK as a HCPC registered Physiotherapist
  • Experience of facilitating learning with undergraduate students
  • Evidence of integrating user participation in service development


Skills & Knowledge

Essential

  • The ability to discuss the clinical reasoning process in the management of complex cases
  • The ability to identify and act upon adverse clinical signs
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written when interacting with members of the team, other staff, patients and their families
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Evidence of initiative
  • Good time management
  • the ability to discuss the ethos of clinical governance and its relevance in physiotherapy practice
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of the NHS and the challenges facing the physiotherapy service
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development sufficient to meet HCPC requirements


Desirable

  • appreciation of research principles and findings and the impact on clinical practice
  • IT Literate


Other requirements

Essential

  • The physical ability to perform and cope with all aspects of manual handling as demanded by the job role
  • The ability to adapt to changes in work routine
  • The ability to move between sites within ABUHB or patients' residences if required by the job role


Desirable

  • The ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Cedar Unit, County Hospital

Coed-Y-Gric Road

Pontypool

NP4 5YA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-AHP178-0524

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