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Therapy Team Leader Reablement

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about promoting independence and recovery within the community?

Are you wanting to lead a dynamic team of Local Authority and Health Board Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Therapy support staff?

Would you like the opportunity to be supported in an integrated management structure, with leadership and mentorship from both Local Authority and Health Board managers?

Then this may be the position for you.

Reablement is part of the wider Support @ Home team, offering an opportunity to recover from ill health and to prevent episodes of health deterioration where possible. The service offers a period of rehabilitation to enable service users to maintain, regain or re-learn daily living skills and abilities. Reablement programs are bespoke and tailored to the goals set with service users aiming to achieve their full potential whilst preventing or reducing the need to move on to longer term community services.

Main duties of the job

  • Lead the delivery and development of the therapy component of the Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation Services for individuals referred to the reablement team which is based in the local authority covering the localities of Rhondda Cynon Taff.
  • Be responsible for the effective treatment and management of Service users requiring rehabilitation in the community in order to maximise their independence and functional ability within the home and local environment, to prevent inappropriate admissions to and enable timely discharge from hospital.
  • Provide clinical leadership and advice to team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Therapy Technicians and support local authority support services staff to enhance service provision and clinical interventions for community patients within the locality.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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 and/or Knowledge


  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy / Physiotherapy.
  • Evidence of ability to work at Master's Level.
  • Specialist knowledge of professional assessments and interventions relevant to the rehabilitation in the community.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current agenda and drivers for health and social care policy including legislation.
  • Detailed knowledge and application of principles of clinical governance and risk management.
  • Detailed understanding of the principles of partnership working.
  • Evidence of critical appraisal/analytical thought.
  • Specialist rehabilitation approaches.
  • Evidence of commitment to CPD.


  • Management qualifications e.g. ILM or clinical leadership.
  • Knowledge of standardised and non-standardised assessments that can be used with client group.
  • Interest and involvement in quality, audit and service evaluation.
  • Postgraduate training in Rehabilitation.
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of professional ethics/standards and code of conduct, and their application in practice.



  • Extensive post graduate clinical experience in specialist area related to post.
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary/multi-agency working.
  • Significant experience of clinical/team leadership.
  • Extensive clinical experience.
  • Experience of supervision of junior/support staff/students.
  • Experience of research and audit.
  • Management experience.


  • Experience at professional band equivalent.
  • Awareness of current professional issues.
  • Experience of advising/teaching.
  • Experience of supervisory skills including appraisal.

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Ability to lead a team
  • Professional confidence to represent service on relevant issues.
  • Ability to reflect and objectively appraise own and others performance.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate to overcome barriers.
  • Autonomous practitioner with excellent personal organisational skills for caseload management, and case management including time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to work independently with individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrable clinical reasoning skills, and able to make effective clinical decisions following assessment of complex cases.
  • Able to engage and lead a multi professional team
  • Ability to negotiate with others where opinions differ.
  • Adaptive skills that embrace change and new developments.
  • Ability to work flexibly and respond to unpredictable demands.
  • Ability to cope with highly emotional or distressing circumstances safely.


  • Ability to speak Welsh



  • Ability to travel within geographical area in a timely manner.
  • Able to work hours flexibly.



  • Promote and uphold the values and behaviours of CTMUHB.

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Ty Elai

Unit B1 Dinas Isaf Industrial Estate,


CF40 1NY

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