Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist MSK

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity in Hywel Dda University Health Board for a Clinical Specialist within the MSK service in Pembrokeshire. The post will support clinical delivery across the MSK pathway spanning Primary, secondary and community sector.

Main duties of the job

The University Health Board is working towards developing a fully integrated pathway and as part of this vision, the post holder will be required to work within the core MSK physiotherapy department, work closely with Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners in primary care and Clinical Musculoskeletal Assessment and Treatment Services (CMATS).We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who has proven leadership skills and significant experience working within the MSK field. Full time hours are preferable. However, we will consider other combinations of working hours as part of job share arrangements if that supports full delivery of the required service.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on 19/04/23

Person Specification Qualifications and Knowledge Essential
  • Diploma/ Degree in physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Advanced accredited training at master's level or equivalent
  • Accredited post graduate specialist courses/ training relevant to role
  • MSc within relevant specialty
  • Post-graduate qualification up to post grad diploma level in relevant area
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification
  • Injection therapy qualification
  • Competency as nonmedical referrer
  • Member of the CSP
  • Relevant leadership courses/ qualifications
  • Membership of appropriate special interest groups
Experience Essential
  • Significant Post graduate experience relevant to specialty
  • Significant experience managing a complex caseload working within relevant specialty
  • 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 in research
  • Experience in staff development including education
  • Experience in supervision
  • Experience in presenting to a range of audiences
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Experience of service planning and development across professional boundaries
  • Experience of Post graduate teaching
  • Independent prescribing
  • Injection therapy
  • Requesting diagnostics
Other Essential
  • Ability to travel and to work in a variety of sites based on need
  • Flexible approach to meet service needs
  • Clear vision of role and commitment to specialty

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