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COVID-19 Vacancy Specialist Physiotherapist - Trauma and Orthopaedics - INTERNAL

Band 6

Main area
Trauma and Orthopaedics
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
001-AHP158-1120
Site
University Hospital Llandough
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/11/2020 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


 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY CARDIFF AND VALE UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD. 

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative, experienced physiotherapist with proven acute and rehabilitation clinical skills to join a Surgical Rehabilitation rotation. There is currently an opportunity to work as part of a MDT on the trauma wards at University Hospital Llandough.

The other rotations currently include

  • Elective Orthopaedics at University Hospital Llandough (UHL)
  • Trauma ward at University Hospital of Wales (UHW)
  • Community Resource Team (Cardiff)
  • Artificial Limb fitting and Appliance Service (Rookwood Hospital)

You will work within multidisciplinary teams and deliver evidence-based physiotherapy to patients who may have multi-pathologies and complex needs. In addition you require proven problem solving skills for complex discharge planning, including clinical risk analysis, and flexibility in dealing with changes in service provision. You require good time management, resilience and prioritising skills, working closely with team members.

You will work within various surgical rehabilitation pathways at Cardiff and Vale UHB. You will be integral to planning and delivering their treatment in line with standards. As an experienced Physiotherapist, you will be encouraged and enabled to develop clinical practice and service development within this field and undertake specialist clinical duties. You will also provide clinical supervision to physiotherapists, student physiotherapists and support staff. As a senior Physiotherapist, you will be able to further develop clinical skills, and have the opportunity to attend relevant training which will support your CPD in line with your annual PADR. This will include the opportunity to attend external courses and conferences in line with service and personal objectives.

You will be required to work your contracted hours flexibly over 7 days which will include unsocial hours as well as committing to an emergency duty rota when required. 

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

Closing Date: 26/11/2020 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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
Rachel Banks
Job title
Physiotherapy Team Lead - Trauma
Email address
rachel.banks@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
029 21711711 Bleep 4407 or 6059