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Specialist Rotational Physiotherapist

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Health Board wide
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Come and work in beautiful Swansea Bay, with fabulous coastline, outdoor pursuits, and mountain walking all within easy travelling distance.

An exciting opportunity has just become available, for clinicians with experience, to join our Band 6, 6 monthly rotation scheme in Swansea Bay. You will rotate between in-patients, out patients and community. Alongside `core` areas of practice, we have a number of specialist rotations available, including ALAC, Burns, Mental health ,plastic surgery, specialist palliative care, cardiac surgery, and pulmonary rehab. We can offer you the opportunity to work in teams with specialist band 6, and band 7 staff. Each team has a team leader, ensuring you will be provided with great learning opportunities and support.

Many of our senior team are educated to Masters level, or above, affording fantastic opportunities for CPD.

We have long established links with both Cardiff University, for undergrad and post- grad Physio education, including the provision of student placements. More recently, we have had opportunities to develop new relationships with the School of Health Science, and School of Medicine at Swansea University, both in terms of accessing post-grad courses, supporting research projects, and providing teaching and education to medical students.

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard physiotherapy service to the specialist caseload across various sites within the SBUHB as the service requires.

To manage a defined caseload of clients with complex needs within this setting, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions, maintaining associated records.

To perform advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with diverse presentations to provide a diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

To provide leadership for junior staff, through supervision and appraisal as delegated by supervisor.

To supervise Physiotherapy students on clinical placements.

To deputise for the Senior Physiotherapists in their absence as required.

Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including a 7-day shift pattern, with extended working hours covering 365 days of the year.

To participate in CPD and develop skills and knowledge through participation in an in-service training scheme.

To work across the Health Board and travel between SBU Health Board sites as required to support service delivery.

To undertake lone working if required.

To be an active participant in the on-call rota

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

Qualification

Essential

  • HCPC Registration
  • Degree in Physiotherapy


Desirable

  • Experience in critical care


Skills

Essential

  • Wide range of NHS clinical skills
  • Wide range of Band 5 experience
  • Ability to travel within HB


Desirable

  • Evidence of service development


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Morriston Based - Rotational across all Health Board sites

Health Board wide

SA6 6NL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-AHP093-0624

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