Job summary

It is a really exciting time for Swansea Bay Physiotherapy service.The post holder will actively lead the physiotherapy team in the Neurology Physiotherapy Service which includes the Stroke and Neurology Out-Patient Teams. You will have responsibility for the current Neurology teams health board wide.

The post is a 50/50 split between clinical duties and leadership responsibilities.

The post holder will be working in collaboration with the other 8a clinical leads and leading the band 7 senior leadership team while reporting to the Deputy Head of Physiotherapy. You will take the lead in planning, co-ordination and development of the Neurology team. You will provide leadership, support, supervision and mentorship to these teams. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting clinical excellence and evidence-based practice.

We are committed to providing excellent training opportunities, developing our senior team with bespoke leadership programmes and there is the opportunity to undertake formal post graduate education.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide Professional leadership for the physiotherapy teams to ensure that the provision and delivery of Physiotherapy across the whole patient pathway is evidence based and in line with recognised best practice. In the course of their duties be responsible for;

Implementing departmental, Health Board and National policies andprocedures and assist in writing/ monitoring physiotherapy adherence to National standards, policies and protocols and guidelines including evaluation.

Ensure the physiotherapy teams adhere to the Health Board andDepartmental Clinical Governance agenda.

Take the lead role in contributing to and delivering any planned or future service redesign SBU wide .

Contribute specific clinical physiotherapy expertise and also represent the Physiotherapy Service at SBUHB meetings. The post holder would also be expected to attend National and International forums providing a highly specialist resource for other therapy, nursing and medical professionals.Regularly undertakes co-ordinates and implement Research andDevelopment activity within the physiotherapy teams.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services – wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values – Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city – look no further.

Date posted

05 January 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

130-AHP004-0123

Job locations

Morriston Hospital

Heol Maes Eglwys

Swansea

SA6 6NL

Job description

Job 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.

Job description

Job 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

shortlisting

Essential

  • Extensive NHS clinical experience in Neuro
  • Extensive evidence of supervising and supporting staff

Shortlisting

Essential

  • Extensive NHS leadership experience
  • Evidence of MSc education
Person Specification

shortlisting

Essential

  • Extensive NHS clinical experience in Neuro
  • Extensive evidence of supervising and supporting staff

Shortlisting

Essential

  • Extensive NHS leadership experience
  • Evidence of MSc education

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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