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Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
TBC South Powys
£41,659 to £47,673 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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CBT therapist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Work as an autonomous practitioner managing patients with highly specialised complex needs in a variety of care settings.

Work collaboratively with other professions e.g. GPs, Consultants, Nurses and other AHPs to provide expert patient centred musculoskeletal care.

Provide training, education, supervision and appraisal for staff and students.

Contribute to the development of professional practice and the transformation and evaluation of service delivery.

Support the research and innovation agenda through participating in research and development activity.

Lead aspects of service evaluation with an emphasis on value-based care and complex audit within their area.

Work in partnership with service users and staff to achieve improved health outcomes for service users and develop clinical pathways.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to join our South Powys CMATs (clinical musculoskeletal assessment and treatment service) and FCP (first contact practitioner) Physiotherapy team.

You will have the opportunity to work with the Musculoskeletal Consultant Physiotherapist, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapists, Orthopaedic Consultants, GPs and other health professions working in the MSK pathway across South Powys.

As a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist for Musculoskeletal (MSK) Services in Primary Care and CMATs we are looking for a person who is motivated to be part of the MSK transformation within Powys and wants to work within an enthusiastic team where the priority is to provide high quality musculoskeletal assessment and rehabilitation to Powys residents.

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.

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 and/or Knowledge Essential
  • BSc (Hons)/ Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Advanced accredited training at Masters level or equivalent
  • Accredited post graduate specialist courses/ training relevant to role
  • Post-graduate qualification up to post grad diploma level in relevant area
  • MSc within relevant specialty
  • Injection therapy qualification
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Member of CSP
  • Competency as non-medical referrer
  • Relevant leadership courses/ qualifications
Values Essential
  • Demonstrate PTHB values
  • Professional confidence & reliable attitude to work
  • Able to cope under pressure and adapt work patterns when the situation is unpredictable
  • Commitment, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Ability to maintain high levels of concentration, alertness and awareness in unpredictable environments
  • Ability to emotionally adapt and demonstrate empathy and negotiation skills
  • Adaptive team player with ability to motivate and respectful to others
  • Ability to set priorities and deliver and evaluate performance outcomes
  • Ability to reflect on own performance
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
  • Evidence of supporting clinical governance requirements including codes of conduct
  • Leadership of relevant networks/ practice groups
  • Experience in audit and service evaluation
  • Experience on research
  • Experience in staff development including education
  • Experience in supervision
  • Experience in presenting to a range of audiences
  • Experience of service planning and development across professional boundaries
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Experience of post graduate teaching
  • Independent Prescribing
  • Injection Therapy
  • Requesting diagnostics
Other Essential
  • Requirement OR willingness to undertake further masters level training up to PGC level
  • 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
  • Clear vision of role and commitment to specialty
Aptitude and Abilities Essential
  • Proven advanced clinical practice and clinical reasoning skills to specialist level
  • Possess highly developed visual acuity, perceptual and physical skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and delegate own and others workload
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently
  • Possess excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills to all stakeholders including patients
  • Possess effective organisational skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate and legible clinical records and statistical information
  • Skilled in unpredictable situations
  • Ability to lead change
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self directed learner
  • Ability in coaching, mentoring, supervising and training
  • Possess motivation and reassurance skills
  • Possesses teaching skills & ability to present to large audiences
  • Satisfactory IM&T Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Extensive research skills
  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Advanced IM&T skills

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