Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Wouldyou like to join an interdisciplinary team which prides itself on being innovative, effective,and friendly?Would you like to work in an environment where your personal and professional development is encouraged?Would you like to join a team which specialises in a biopsychosocial approach to the management oflong-termhealth conditions, including Pain and Fatigue Management, Long COVID Recovery and Rehabilitation and Level Three (Adult) Weight Management service? If so, we would welcome your application for therole of Specialist Physiotherapist.

Main duties of the job

As a team we believe in using all the resources we have available to us to help us help people to live the livesthey want. We use digital resources to improve access to our services and reduce the need for people and health care staff to travel.

As a service use the environmentaround us to inspire people to make the most of the opportunities for improving health and wellbeing.Using the best evidence available, we designand continuously improveservices in collaboration with the people who will be usingthem.

You will bring:
  • A detailed knowledge of modelsand approaches used in supporting people to manage Long Term Health conditions
  • Significant experience of applying models using a wide range oftools andtechniques
  • A willingness to work as part of an interdisciplinaryteam
  • An ability to provide training and supervision to other professionals and physiotherapy students
  • Enthusiasm for research and development
  • Excellent digital skills including an ability to use the full range ofMicrosoft365 tools

Applicants will have extensive experience of working with and supporting people with Long Term Health conditions in order to help and empower them to develop self-management skills.

Candidates will be experienced in the use of technology comfortable working with people over the telephone or via video conferencing.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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 Qualification Essential
  • BSc (Hons)/ Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Accredited post graduate specialist courses/ training relevant to role
  • Post graduate training
  • MSc (or working towards) in relevant specialty
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Member of CSP
  • Relevant leadership courses/ qualifications
Experience Essential
  • Significant postgraduate experience
  • Significant experience of managing a complex caseload working within relevent speciality
  • Experience in multi-agency team working within specialist area
  • Leadership of relevant networks/ practice groups
  • Experience in audit and service evaluation
  • Experience in presenting to a range of audiences
  • Experience of service planning and development across professional boundaries
Skills Essential
  • Proven advanced clinical practice and clinical reasoning skills to specialist level
  • Leadership Skills
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
  • Proven advanced clinical practice and clinical reasoning skills to specialist level
  • Possess excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills to all stakeholders including patients
  • Ability to lead change
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and delegate own and others workload
  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Advanced IM&T skills
Other Essential
  • Ability to travel and to work in a variety of sites based on need
  • Prepared to work flexibly to meet service needs
  • Membership of appropriate special interest groups

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