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Cardiac Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our experienced team in the delivery of Cardiac Rehabilitation in Conwy and Denbighshire. We are seeking a physiotherapist who possess experience in general medicine and has experience or interest in working across hospital and community settings such as leisure centres.

The purpose of the role is to provide specialist Cardiac Rehabilitation knowledge, expertise and skills for patients and their families that promotes recovery and self-management. This requires you to work both autonomously supported by the Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist and Cardiology Exercise Physiologist and as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure a safe and effective pathway for cardiac patients.

Main duties of the job

  • Working collaboratively with the Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist to deliver a high quality clinical service in the Centre Integrated Health Community.
  • The assessment and management of complex patients. Developing and delivering individualised treatment programmes and working effectively with the wider multidisciplinary team.
  • To communicate with patients and other members of Multidisciplinary Team to progress rehabilitation and treatment programmes. This will include patients who may have difficulties in understanding or communicating.

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

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Evidence of CPD in Physiotherapy in the form of a detailed personal development portfolio.


Desirable

  • Member of Clinical Specialist Interest Group
  • Membership of appropriate professional post-graduate training body
  • Clinical educators course
  • Bronze IQT


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills in physiotherapy
  • Ability to work autonomously within clinical area
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to lead and participate in team working and training
  • Able to be self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal & written skills
  • Able to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proven organisational skills including prioritisation and delegation
  • Able to lead and motivate others within the team
  • Physically able to manually handle loads, including therapeutic handling, throughout most of the day
  • Competency in report writing
  • Ability to comprehend and work in accordance with the health board's Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety policies, in order to meet the differing needs of patients
  • Knowledge and skills of risk assessment


Desirable

  • Actively involved in research and contribution to evidence-based practice
  • Able to run courses-internal/external
  • Good teaching and supervisory skills
  • Ability to create presentations
  • Research skills
  • Coaching skills
  • PDR training


Knowledge

Essential

  • Good knowledge of complex conditions
  • Advanced knowledge of anatomy and physiology underlying complex pathology
  • Good working knowledge of all areas of clinical governance including quality, audit and risk management.
  • Understanding of the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • Good understanding of the need to collect statistics and experience of their use
  • Broad understanding of BCU policies and procedures
  • Disability awareness.


Experience

Essential

  • Significant Post Registration Experience
  • Evidence of core rotations
  • Experience of working in an NHS environment as physiotherapist and MDT/ multi-agency working where relevant


Desirable

  • Experience of contribution to CNG or working parties.
  • Experience in the relevant speciality


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

IHC Centre

Glan Clwyd Hospital

Bodelwyddan

LL18 5UJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-AHP116-0524

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