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Specialist In-Patient and Out-Patient MSK Physiotherapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a clinician to work across the Musculoskeletal pathway in both out patient and in-patient environment. The post holder will be required to work at all Swansea Bay University Health Board sites including: Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Singleton, Gorseinon and Morriston Hospitals to deliver a high quality in- patient and outpatient MSK care. You will need to have completed at least one or two rotations at both band 5 and 6 level in MSK out-patients and Trauma and Orthopaedics. Any additional MSK experience would be advantageous.

Main duties of the job

This role will involve working across the MSK pathway in both Primary Care out-patient services and Secondary Care inpatient areas in Trauma & Orthopaedics and Spinal as part of a 7 day rota. You will be involved with assessing and managing a wide range of MSK conditions including acute fractures, post operative care and chronic condition management. The post holder will work alongside dedicated highly qualified clinicians who will support your professional development. The post holder will develop patient centred therapy and rehabilitation through utilising of extensive skills and abilities.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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.

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

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • Diploma/Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Professional Registration with HCPC
  • Evidence of CPD maintained in a portfolio including attendance at recent postgraduate courses/training


  • Evidence of band 5 and 6 level NHS experience in MSK IP/ OP Physiotherapy



  • Substantial broad range of experience as a Band 5 physiotherapist in an NHS rotational physiotherapy post
  • Experience of working as part of a physiotherapy team and/or multi-disciplinary team
  • Substantial contribution to clinical education of less experienced staff, students and assistants
  • Ability to organize, prioritise and delegate
  • Ability to cope with working in a stressful environment and with emotional or aggressive patients or carers

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX

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