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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
Newtown/Llanidloes TBC
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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We have an exciting opportunity to recruit one part time Band 6 Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist to our Powys Physiotherapy service within the North locality (Newtown and Llanidloes).

You will take a lead role in the advanced assessments and treatment of clients / patients in the musculoskeletal service who may have a complex and/or chronic presentation.To determine a clinical diagnosis and develop effective and appropriatetreatment plans, maintaining records as an autonomous practitioner at alltimes.To act as a source of expertise on the management of musculoskeletal andlong-term conditions and provide advisory service to patients, peers and wider MDT.To prioritise referrals on a daily basis.To provide clinical leadership, supervision and training to band 5Physiotherapists, Physiotherapy Technicians, Therapy Support Workers and Students.To occasionally deputise for Team Lead when required.To support the Team Lead with operational management.To educate and advise carers/relatives

Main duties of the job

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and innovative individuals who have experience in the field of MSK.

The successful applicant will be expected:

To provide specialist MSK Physiotherapy to outpatients both face to face and virtually (video & telephone) to a variety of patients with a wide range musculoskeletal clinical needs.

To contribute to service development, support peers and on occasion lead on particular service development initiatives.

To provide supervision and teaching to Physiotherapy support workers, students and Band 5 Physiotherapists.

We are committed to the development of our MSK Physiotherapy staff and service. We support staff development through regular in-service training sessions as part of the Powys MSK forum, as well as clinical supervision sessions and appraisals. For the right candidate, we will offer full funding and study leave for relevant post graduate studies, such as MSK external courses, MSK related M-level modules or a full MSc course. This will be in line with your development plan and departmental training plan.

If you are considering relocating to this beautiful part of Wales, we may be able to help with relocation costs to support your move. Please contact us for more information.

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.

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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 Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Knowledge in Musculoskeletal, care of elderly and neurological conditions and general rehabilitation
  • Membership of CSP
Experience Essential
  • Broad working knowledge of Physiotherapy techniques across all aspects of treatment
  • Experience of using IT packages
  • Ability to keep legible, clear and concise notes
  • Experience working in MSK department
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Evidence of postgraduate study
  • Evidence of involvement with relevant Clinical Interest group(s)
  • Previous Senior experience Band 5 rational programme
Aptitude and abilities Essential
  • Experience of working with Junior staff/ assistants/ students and to develop other staff both formally and informally
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to work collaboratively within the physiotherapy team and with the wider MDT
  • Autonomous decision maker
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Committed to personal and team development
  • Able to cope with moderate physical exertion throughout the working day
  • Able to work flexibly, including possible 7 day working
  • Ability to speak welsh
  • Evidence of Involvement in research/ audit
  • Evidence of Involvement in research/ audit
  • Active professional involvement e.g: H&S, Branch network
Values Essential
  • Demonstrate PTHB values
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure
Other Essential
  • Self-motivated/flexible working and reliable
  • Ability to travel between sites in a timely manner

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