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Highly Specialist Physiotherapist

Band 7

Main area
Highly Specialist Physiotherapist - Trauma and Orthopaedics
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
001-AHP252-1021
Site
University Hospital Llandough
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
31/10/2021 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

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

 

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

Cardiff and Vale UHB are able to offer an exciting opportunity to join our forward thinking Physiotherapy team. We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist to  provide clinical leadership within our Trauma and Orthopaedic service. 

Following the recent relocation of Trauma services to the University Hospital Llandough (UHL),  we are  looking for an experienced Physiotherapist to lead our Trauma team at UHL.

The successful applicant will be a dynamic, motivated physiotherapist who can provide decisive and effective therapy input and can demonstrate leadership qualities, high level of communication skills and a flexible approach when working under pressure. As team lead they will be expected to carry a varied complex caseload. They will also be expected to support the physiotherapy team within the trauma wards, providing clinical supervision, work effectively within the multi -disciplinary team and lead on complex assessment and discharge planning.

Applicants will need experience working as a Band 6 within Trauma and Orthopaedics and if successful they will be supported and actively encouraged to develop their leadership and clinical skills. This is a great opportunity to work and develop as an individual and as part of a team, gaining clinical and operational experience in a supportive environment.

The post is advertised as full time but some flexibility may be possible for the right candidate. 

Applicants are welcome to arrange an informal visit prior to interview if they wish.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Carole Jones

Physiotherapy Clinical Service Lead

carole.jones8@wales.nhs.uk

02920743902

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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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Carole Jones
Job title
Physiotherapy Clinical Service Lead
Email address
carole.jones8@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02920743902
Additional information

Informal enquiries welcomed