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Musculoskeletal Outpatients Physiotherapist

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Colwyn Bay
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 12 MONTHS DUE TO MATERNITY COVER.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as a Band 6 Physiotherapist, to work in the MSK outpatient department at Colwyn Bay Community Hospital.

The physiotherapy service in BCUHB offers a whole career pathway to Band 8A as an advanced clinical practitioner. Service improvement and development is encouraged and all staff have access to regular supervision and training.

Excellent support, supervision and in-house training provided.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive and motivated individual who has an interestin musculoskeletaltherapy and the ability to engage well with their patients.

We need a therapist with excellent clinical reasoning skills in musculoskeletal medicine, who can work independently as well as part of a team under appropriate supervision, who is an advocate for post-graduate training and who will fully support innovative ways of working, best practice and training,

The applicant should be able to demonstrate relevant musculoskeletal / orthopaedic experience.

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


Desirable

  • Membership of appropriate professional post-graduate training body
  • Relevant Special/Clinical interest group membership
  • Clinical educators course


Experience

Essential

  • Significant Post Registration Experience
  • Evidence of core rotations


Desirable

  • Experience of contribution to CNG or working parties
  • Experience in the relevant speciality
  • Experience of working in an NHS environment as physiotherapist and MDT/ multi-agency working where relevant


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 and motivate others within team
  • Proven organisational skills including prioritisation and delegation


Desirable

  • Actively involved in research and contribution to evidence-based practice
  • Good teaching and supervisory skills
  • Research skills
  • Involvement in staff appraisal / PADR


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Physically fit and able to manually handle loads, including therapeutic handling, throughout most of the day
  • Able to work at intense levels of concentration during most of the working day
  • Able to meet the 7 day job planning and delivery requirements of the post
  • Able to work within a stressful and unpredictable environment
  • Able to meet the travel requirements of the post


Desirable

  • Welsh speaker


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 BCUHB policies and procedures Disability awareness.
  • Understanding of the legal responsibilities of the profession
  • Good understanding of the need to collect statistics and experience of their use
  • Broad understanding of BCUHB policies and procedures
  • Disability awareness.


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Colwyn Bay Hospital

8,Bryn Avenue, Old Colwyn

Colwyn Bay

LL29 8AH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-AHP167-0724

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