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Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist - MSK

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have 3 exciting opportunities for existing or aspiring advanced practitioners to join our clinical leadership team. We are looking for clinical leaders for the following roles



Anticipated initial job plan

Locality Physiotherapy Service

First Contact Practitioner Physio


MSK Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist - Hydrotherapy Lead




MSK Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist - Rheumatology Lead




MSK Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist



Successful candidates will join a progressive team with a clear vision to deliver high quality care for the people of Cardiff and Vale, in alignment with our one team therapies, clinical rehabilitation model. You will contribute to shaping and implementing our strategy as we build and grow our integrated, multidisciplinary, person-centred service to meet the needs of our population.

You will contribute to our growing movement which is turning rhetoric to reality in delivering co-produced, value based and person-centred care.

Main duties of the job

Support is integral to our model, including from our large team of clinical colleagues within Physiotherapy and the MSK multidisciplinary team (podiatry, hand therapy, dietetics, psychology, orthopaedics, rheumatology and radiology) and from innovation and improvement, value-based healthcare and R& D teams. Our training and development framework and existing values-based appraisal's will align to the enhanced, advanced and consultant framework, enabling opportunities for everyone to progress across all 4 pillars of advanced and 5 pillars of consultant practice at a pace that suits them.

Successful post holders will be based in one of our three locality out-patient departments, providing clinical leadership and delivery in an integrated model of care that aims to deliver seamless care across the whole pathway. They will work with the team to deliver timely and accurate diagnosis, secondary prevention and supportive treatments, whilst transferring care to other specialities and MDT services appropriately. There is opportunity to contribute to first contact, minor injuries and secondary care interface environments, amongst others. Our integrated model gives a unique opportunity for practice-based learning and quality improvement within a team environment where skills and processes are shared and grown. You will be supported, and support others to develop and progress skills in education, quality improvement, research and leadership.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 17,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving over 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission isLiving Well, Caring Well, Working Together, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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 - Physiotherapy Degree


  • Qualifications - Working towards/ have a relevant higher level qualification



  • Experience - post registration specialist experience in a physiotherapy


  • Experience - Experience of providing clinical supervision



  • Skills - demonstrate specialist skills within the field of MSK outpatients


  • Skills - Evidence of involvement in audit and research

Special Knowledge


  • Special Knowledge - Evidence of relevant C.P.D


  • Special Knowledge - Evidence of relevant post graduate training courses

Personal Qualities


  • Personal Qualities

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Physiotherapy Department


CF14 4XW

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