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Physiotherapist Team Leader

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
9 Aug 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
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Do you get job satisfaction from supporting adults with a range of complex physical issues in their own homes, care homes, and reablement bedded facilities?

Do you enjoy working as a part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency team to support people to achieve their personal outcomes and goals?

Are you looking to progress your career and participate in more service development opportunities?

Do you have the skills and progressive approach to lead a community therapy team?

Would you thrive when your working day may consist of anything from 'how do we get a lightbulb changed in the office' to 'we have 3 urgent response referrals and minimal capacity', alongside that, 'we need you to represent the service at a senior level performance meeting'.

If you have answered yes to these questions then we would be delighted to invite you to apply for a Band 7 Physiotherapy Team Lead in Swansea Community Integrated Services

Swansea Community Integrated Services is a vibrant and dynamic integrated team that aims to facilitate timely discharges from hospital and prevent avoidable admissions to secondary care. This post sits at the heart of Welsh Governments desire for 'A Healthier Wales' and supports Home First initiatives.

Main duties of the job

The clinical lead role is varied and challenging and is supported by an excellent clinical team of other Therapy Leads, Therapists, Assistant Practitioners, , Administrators, and a clinical/professional support structure. Professional and operational leadership is provided by the Interim West Hub Manager. You will work with peers from other localities and clinical teams such as District Nursing, Acute Clinical Teams, Home Care, Social Work, and hospital therapy teams.

The successful candidate would be joining an experienced team of friendly and forward thinking clinicians that can providesupervision, regular appraisal and clinical supervision opportunities, regular physiotherapy and multi-disciplinary team meetings, active support for research, audit and evidence-based practice and dedicated time and funding for appropriate CPD.

The post holder will participate in a 7 day working roster.

The post holder must have a Physiotherapy degree qualification, be a member of CSP and be registered and licensed to practice with HCPC.

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

The ability to travel in a timely manner across Swansea Bay is essential for this community post.

For further information please contact Sharon Jackson Interim West Hub Manager 01792 530 790

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.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Relevant current professional registration NMC / HPC
  • Relevant Degree/Dip for Profession. Plus Masters Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of continual professional development
Experience Essential
  • Experience at managing /leading a team
  • Managing change in clinical environment.
  • Knowledge /Understanding of HR procedures
  • Leadership experience
  • Sound knowledge of professional issues
  • Working with external partners and third sector
  • Audit and quality improvement

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