Physiotherapist

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
Brecon
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pro rata
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Are you looking for a new challenge? You could be an important part of an exciting innovative Health Board whose objective is to provide Truly integrated care centred on the needs of the individual. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a neuro physiotherapist to join our physiotherapy service working across beautiful South Powys.

We are looking for a person who wants to work within a motivated and enthusiastic team whose priority is to provide specialised stroke and neurological inpatient rehabilitation. You will work closely with the Clinical Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist for South Powys and there is opportunities to link with the network of stroke and neuro specialist physiotherapists across Powys. The applicant would be also be part of a Powys wide neuro specialist multidisciplinary team including a Consultant Therapist for Stroke and Neurorehabilitation, who are responsible for identifying, developing and delivering continuous service improvements in the Stroke and neurological Conditions Delivery Plans. The applicant would have an opportunity to be involved with the Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and Spasticity Services.

You will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills, a flexible approach to work and negotiation skills to motivate patients and staff to deliver high standards of care. You will work closely as part of an MDT within PTHB and Social services, the award winning Virtual ward and support integration.

Main duties of the job

GenericTo work as an integral and active part of the therapy and multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the therapy team in the efficient provision of a patient centred service.

Role specificResponsibilities include clinical management of patients and relevant documentation, managing a neuro inpatient and community caseload independently, completing specialist physiotherapy assessments and interventions, and clear communication with service users and their families.

To contribute to service development, mentorship of band 5 and student physiotherapists as well as the wider team and delegation of rehabilitation plans to enable active rehabilitation over 7 days.

To provide leadership to the neuro team, wider therapy team and the wider MDT.

Contribute to the continued development and maintenance of efficiency and safety in the Therapy Department.

To oversee the delivery of neuro rehabilitation across 7days.

Be flexible at times of increased capacity to the service.

The team provide a 7-day service and all staff are expected to be part of the weekend roster.

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 powys.workforcegeneralenquiries@wales.nhs.uk

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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

Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.

This post requires the successful applicant to be able to work in in the community and therefore the will require a drivers licence and access to a vehicle for work.

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

If you are interested in this post and require more information, please contact Sian Young on 01874 615724.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Desirable
  • Post graduate courses
Experience Essential
  • Broad range of band 5 experience
  • Experience working with elderly
Desirable
  • Experience in NHS
Skills Essential
  • IT
  • Team Work
  • Communication
Desirable
  • Service Development


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