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Musculoskeletal Clinical Specialist

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
An exciting opportunity to work as a MSK Clinical specialist across both secondary care and within primary care FCP service with a specialist interest in lower limb rehabilitation. This job has a mixed job plan between FCP and core physiotherapy.

Work as an autonomous practitioner managing patients with highly specialised complex needs in a variety of care settings.

Work collaboratively with other professions e.g. GPs, consultants, nurses and other AHPs to provide expert patient centred musculoskeletal care.

Provide training, education, supervision and appraisal for staff and students.

Contribute to the development of professional practice and the transformation and evaluation of service delivery.

Support the research and innovation agenda through participating in research and development activity.

Lead aspects of service evaluation with an emphasis on value based care and complex audit within their area.

Work in partnership with service users and staff to achieve improved health outcomes for service users and develop clinical pathways.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist who wishes to further extend their clinical skills and join the Physiotherapy service in Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

This post will take a leadership role within the physiotherapy service, managing complex patients throughout their pathway. We are ideally looking for someone with experience in advanced practice roles, with injection, prescribing and imaging capabilities, although for the right candidate there will be support to develop this skill set too.

This role involves:

- Providing expert physiotherapeutic assessment, treatment, prognosis and advice to a complex and diverse range of patients within the musculoskeletal specialism.

- Independently determine the clinical diagnosis and future clinical management of presenting patients through the appropriate means.

- Acting as a skilled and expert resource to clinical colleagues with regards to musculoskeletal issues. Providing teaching and mentoring to peers and junior staff and students.

- Working with Radiology, Primary care and orthopaedics colleagues to develop services and pathways that are patient centered and offer best practice.

- Contributing to multidisciplinary audit research and evaluation of the clinical effectiveness and evidence base for the management of musculoskeletal conditions.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post 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



  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Msc Level study or equivalent
  • Evidence of specialist knowledge and training



  • Extensive MSK Experience
  • Experience of audit and research
  • Evidence of NHS experience


  • Evidence of mentoring others

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Royal Glamorgan Hospital



CF72 8XR

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