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COVID-19 Vacancy Physiotherapist Specialist - MSK

Band 6

Main area
Physiotherapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
001-AHP163-0722
Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
UHW
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
14/08/2022 23:59

WHO WE ARE:

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 14,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services.   Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

We are a teaching Health Board with close links to the university sector, together we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals, while working on research that will unlock the cures for today’s illnesses.

OUR REGION:

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital has something for everyone. At its heart sits Cardiff Castle with 2000 years of history. Nearby stands the Principality Stadium, home of the Welsh Rugby Union and host to International sporting events. Cardiff also boasts a variety of theatres and live music venues. Furthermore, there’s Cardiff Bay with a range of new apartments, bars and restaurants.

The Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline, including the famed Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Cowbridge, Penarth and Llantwit Major are some of the charming neighbouring towns.

Those seeking more culture may find themselves drawn to the National Museum, St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life or the Millennium Centre, home of the Welsh National Opera.

Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.


 

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen within Cardiff and Vale UHB for a physiotherapist to join the MSK Outpatient Physiotherapy team. We are looking for dynamic and innovative senior MSK physiotherapist with proven relevant post registration experience and skills to work in one of our locality physiotherapy departments at Cardiff Royal Infirmary (CRI), University Hospital of Wales (UHW) or Barry. The post holders will have opportunities to further develop their clinical practice within this field.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work alongside other senior physiotherapists and members of the multi-disciplinary teams to deliver MSK physiotherapy services to patients living in Cardiff and the Vale.

In addition the post holder will assist in the provision of the clinical supervision of physiotherapists, student physiotherapists and support staff. We will support your Continuous Professional Development in line with your KSF outline.

We would consider part-time and job share applications.

We are looking to offer permanent and secondment roles from this interviews.

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

Working for our organisation

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services.   Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is  “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our  vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal.   As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing.    We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research.   Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.    

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions.    Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline.  Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff  and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Detailed job description and main 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

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Essential criteria
  • Meets essential qualification requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable qualification requirements

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Essential criteria
  • Meets essential experience requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable experience requirements

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Essential criteria
  • Meets essential skills requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable skills requirements

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Essential criteria
  • Meets essential special knowledge requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable special knowledge requirements

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Essential criteria
  • Meets essential personal qualities requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable personal qualities requirements

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Essential criteria
  • Meets essential other requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Meets desirable other requirements

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
George Oliver
Job title
Physiotherapy Service Lead
Email address
george.oliver@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02920335271
Additional information

For further information or informal discussion please contact George Oliver at george.oliver@wales.nhs.uk