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Rotational Physiotherapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
South Powys: Brecon Hospital
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge and join a health board that can support you and accelerate your career in physiotherapy? You could be an important part of a physiotherapy team whose vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Powys. We are ambitious and aspire to supporting the health boards vision in being leaders in integrated rural health and care. Powys THB provides services in a rural setting and this creates opportunities to be autonomous practitioners, develop leadership skills and create innovative ideas to deliver care within the community and close to patients homes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Physiotherapist to join our South locality physiotherapy teams which support our community hospitals in Brecon, Ystradgynlais, Bronllys and Llandrindod. We are looking for a person who wants to work within motivated and enthusiastic teams whose priority is to provide rehabilitation and support to Powys residents in Outpatient, Inpatient and community services. You will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in of MSK, Neurological Rehab, Community Rehab, and Elderly Care.

Main duties of the job

You will need to have excellent communication and organizational 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. You will have the opportunity to work with clinical specialists in different service areas in order to develop a wide range of skills.

The role will also include supervision, teaching and the development of band 3/4 support workers. You will play an active part in an on-going in-service training and clinical supervision programme in order to support your own development and others.

We support CPD, in-service training, clinical supervision and career development.

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 or equivalent in Physio
  • HCPC registration
  • CSP membership
Experience Essential
  • Broad range of undergraduate placements
Aptitude and ability Essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivated and enthusiastic to learn
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Welsh speaker
Values Essential
  • Ability to display the attributes embedded within the PTHB values and behaviour framework
Other Essential
  • Ability to travel
  • IT skills
  • Willing to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service. To include 7 day working

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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