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Static Physiotherapist in Rehabilitation

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Newport
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic physiotherapist to join the Royal Gwent Hospital Community ward Physiotherapy team as a part time band 6 physiotherapist. This post is based on the community wards in the Royal Gwent Hospital within Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The successful applicant will be aclinician who has breadth of experience in the inpatient settings and would like to develop their skills within the community ward setting.

We are looking for a self-motivated and forward-thinking clinician who is a strong team player with the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and excellent communication skills. Possessing a solid foundation in core clinical skills you will embrace innovation and be committed to following evidence based clinical practice.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a caseload of patients working alongside a Team Lead, Specialist Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Technicians, and be part of the wider physiotherapy rehabilitation team.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be organised, flexible and show initiative where needed and be a team player.

Additional responsibilities will include:
  • to contribute to the implementation of changes within the work area
  • in conjunction with other senior staff, to clinically mentor and supervise support workers
  • to be involved with students as a clinical educator
  • to contribute to the delivery of the in service training programme
  • to actively participate in audit

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board strives to be a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, those who have a disability or impairment or are from the LGBTQ+ community and those who are underrepresented within the Health Board.

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

Education/Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Diploma/degree in Physiotherapy
  • Registered with Health and Care professionals Council
  • Relevant clinical educators course or willing to undertake training
  • Appropriate range of Post grad clinical education


Desirable

  • MCSP
  • Active participant in relevant interest group


Experience

Essential

  • Broad range of post grad clinical experience, including rotational experience
  • Specific experience in specialty applied for as band 6
  • Experience of participating in and delivering in-service training programmes
  • Experience of supervising staff


Desirable

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


Skills and 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
  • Awareness of relevant national and local guidelines
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written when interacting with members of the team, other professionals 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
  • The ability to supervise staff who will be directly accountable to the post holder
  • Commitment to participating in clinical and Organisational audit
  • The ability to demonstrate critical appraisal skills
  • Evidence of continuing professional development sufficient to meet HCPC requirements


Desirable

  • appreciation of research principles and findings and the impact on clinical findings
  • Evidence of teaching at an undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Experience of dealing with personnel issues
  • IT literate
  • The ability to speak Welsh or a willingness to learn


Other requiremnets

Essential

  • The physical ability to perform and cope with all aspects of manual handling as demanded by the role
  • Professional appearance
  • The ability to adapt to changes in work routine
  • Available for the respiratory on-call rota and other seven day working rotas where appropriate
  • The ability to travel between sites within the health board or patients residences in a timely manner to meet the requirements of the post
  • Clear reason for applying for specific post


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road

Newport

NP20 2UB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-AHP199-0624

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