A Senior Physiotherapist (General Rotation) participates as a member of the physiotherapy team independently managing a clinical caseloadwith the support of senior clinicians.The post holder will complete a rotational programme through various clinical specialities, which is designed to consolidate their rotationalexperience and to further develop their independent clinical practice and supervisory skills.
The length of these rotations will be approximately 6 months; however this may be varied to meet the needs of the applicant or theservice.
The successful applicant will be actively involved in the education, supervision and mentoring of Band 5 Physiotherapists and physiotherapy undergraduatestudents from Cardiff University.
The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the respiratory on-call rota, as well as anyweekend working and 7 day working practices as required.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Main duties of the job
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) covers a wide geographical area and is well situated to allow easy transport links to the various cities along the M4 corridor, the beautiful surrounding countryside including the Brecon Beacons National Park and the South Wales coastline.
We are looking for self-motivated, forward thinking clinicians who are strong team players with the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities and excellent communication skills to join our General Band 6 Rotation. You will need to have completed rotations in, or be able to demonstrate the equivalent experience and knowledgein musculoskeletal outpatients, trauma & orthopaedic inpatients, respiratory and neurology.
General Rotational Band 6 posts rotate through a range of specialties on a 6 monthly basis. Potential rotations include musculoskeletal outpatients, trauma & orthopaedics, respiratory, and neurology as well as wider rehabilitation and community specialties including paediatrics.
The Physiotherapy service prides itself on providing excellent training opportunities, being committed to following evidence based practice to ensure we provide a high quality service to our patents. We encourage staff development through a structured appraisal system, in-service training programmes, and participation in specialty forums, clinical audit and other development opportunities as they arise.
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.
Job description Job responsibilities
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Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- HCPC Registered
- Broad range of post graduate clinical experience to inlcude MSK, T&O, neruo & resp
- Able to demonstrate approp level of clinical reasoning & knowledge across a range of clinical specialities
- Participating & delivering IST programme
- Worked in UK as HCPC registered PT
- Evidence of working unsupervised
- Participated in on cll & 7 day working
- Previous band 6 position
Skills & Knowledge Essential
- Ability to dicuss CR process & recognise and react to adverse clinical signs
- Awareness of relavent clinical guidelines
- Effective team work & communicaiton skills
- Evidence of initiative & time management
- Awareness & ability to be understand clinical governance
- Challenges facing NHS
- Evidecne of CPD
- Ability to demonstarte critical appraisel skills
- Commitment to research
- Evidence of teaching at undergraduate or post graduate level
- Evidence of particpating in clinical or organisation audit
- IT Literate
- Ability to speak welsh
- Avaailable for oncall and weekend work
- Ability to travel between sites
- Abiilty to adapt to chnages in work routine
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