Exciting opportunities have arisen within Cardiff and Vale UHB for experienced musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapists to join our Outpatient Physiotherapy Team. We are looking for highly specialist autonomous practitioners with the skills to deliver across the musculoskeletal pathway. These individuals will be dynamic, innovative and have significant post registration experience. They will work closely with the Clinical / Principal Physiotherapists, Team Lead Physiotherapists, and the wider multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
Main duties of the job
The post holders will undertake specialist multi-body part MSK clinical caseloads in the Locality MSK outpatient physiotherapy service, in addition to supporting wider MSK services, which include primary care first contact, self-referral, triage services, community or secondary care clinics. They will act as an autonomous practitioner providing expert intervention, specialised assessment and treatment which may include Non-medical Prescribing and Injections. Individuals can expect support in the completion of specific Health Board competency programmes and then access to ongoing support for their CPD.
In addition, the post holders will assist in the provision of clinical supervision, which will include physiotherapists, student physiotherapists, support staff and members of the wider MDT.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification
We would consider part-time and job share applications.
We are looking to offer permanent and secondment roles from this interviews.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Person Specification Review Essential
Personal Qualities Essential
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