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COVID-19 Vacancy Rotational Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Physiotherapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
050-AHP260-0722-A
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Town
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
14/08/2022 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen to work as a Band 6 Physiotherapist based in Glan Clwyd Hospital,  Conwy and Denbighshire. All core rotations are covered in both acute and community hospital settings - these include Paediatrics, MSK, COTE, Neuro, Community, T&O and Respiratory. The Band 6's will join a large supportive innovative team. Some rotations offer the opportunity to work in the community hospitals in the Conwy and Denbighshire areas.

The physiotherapy service in BCUHB offers a whole career pathway to Band 8A as a clinical advanced practitioner. Service improvement and development is encouraged and all staff have access to regular supervision, mentoring and training.

This is an opportunity to work in large established and supportive team in a beautiful part of the UK. 

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

Main duties of the job

  1. To carry out physiotherapy assessments and treatments; developing individualised therapeutic treatment programmes for a specialised caseload in the relevant clinical area. Patients may include those with physical and psychological problems in area of speciality; some of whom may have a level of complexity. Team leader; clinical specialist or advanced practitioners are available for clinical and managerial support.
  2. To ensure a high standard of care for each patient working with patients, families or carers, multi-agency teams and disciplines involved.
  3. To communicate with these patients, carers, agencies and other disciplines in an appropriate manner, often with sensitive information, diagnoses or outcomes.
  4. To supervise, teach and appraise peers, physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, technical instructors, students and other members of the multidisciplinary or multiagency teams.
  5. To train and supervise patients, families or carers and staff from other disciplines or agencies to carry out programmes of care devised by the therapist.
  6. To deputise and support the Clinical Team Leader as required in the daily management of the designated team. 

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.
Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents. 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Meet all Essential Criteria
Desirable criteria
  • Meet all desirable Criteria

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Meet all Essential Criteria
Desirable criteria
  • Meet all desirable Criteria

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria
Desirable criteria
  • Meets all desirable criteria

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria
Desirable criteria
  • Welsh Speaker

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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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Gwawr Job-Davies
Job title
Deputy Head of Physiotherapy
Email address
gwawr.job-davies@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07799342012
Additional information