Main duties of the job

1. To take a clinical lead role in the assessment and treatment of patients where the caseload will comprise of mainly patients with highly complex 
presentations. This will be through highly specialist / extended scope clinical knowledge and application, audit, research and education. It will require liaison with a diverse number of multidisciplinary specialities and integrated working with other disciplines and agencies.
2. To work as an autonomous, clinical highly Specialist Physiotherapist. To work with the Advanced Practitioner Physiotherapist to develop and deliver a high quality clinical service throughout BCUHB. Leading by example; provide a high standard of specialist assessment and treatment of patients in a variety of locations. Using evidence based principles / current best practice and advanced clinical skills and clinical reasoning assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions
3.To develop competencies for frontline clinical staff within the section in order to assess; clinically reason and effectively treat routine cases and identify those with complex needs where support may be required. Support staff to develop skills to identify potential serious pathology in patients referred for Physiotherapy
4.To provide an ongoing rolling training programme and support package to develop appropriate knowledge and skills in the workforce within the 
specialism and rotational staff base

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 or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria

  • Degree/Graduate Diploma in physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Obtained or working towards post graduate (Master’s qualification)
  • Extended scope skills or working towards
  • Able to demonstrate continuing professional development
  • Desirable criteria

  • Membership of appropriate special interest group
  • Management leadership training
  • CSP member
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Extensive experience of working as a Senior Physiotherapist
  • Experience of delivering clinical education in area of speciality
  • Evidence of teaching within post
  • Proven multidisciplinary working
  • Experience of audit
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of lecturing externally
  • Involvement in research
  • Competency in extended scope practice in the specialism
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Advanced clinical practice and clinical reasoning skills to specialist level
  • Able to critique research papers and implement relevant findings.
  • Able to give clear concise written and verbal reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate professional independence
  • Ability to conduct professional affairs in a confident, assertive manner, using negotiating skills.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Demonstrate presentation skills
  • Audit/research skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Delivery of extend scope practise
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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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

    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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