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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/08/2020.

Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Assistant

Job Reference: 130-ACS092-0820

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

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

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, dynamic and forward thinking individual to join the Physiotherapy Medical Service in Morriston Hospital.

The service is working to support growing neurological rehabilitation and complex care needs. The successful candidate will work with Physiotherapists and as part of the in-patient MDT to provide rehabilitation for these complex cases, in addition to supporting the wider medical team with a frailty caseload, as needed.

The role will involve delivering Physiotherapy programmes as part of an individualised plan of care, promoting independence and an enabling ethos on the wards, and facilitating timely discharge.

A health related NVQ 3 or equivalent qualification is essential for this post.

Previous experience of working in a rehabilitation environment and MDT setting is preferable.

There will be opportunities to work alongside senior staff. Strong professional support is available in terms of in-house training, development and mentoring for the successful candidate.

The service is delivered over 7 days and the successful post-holder will be expected to participate in the weekend rota.

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:

Gillian DaviesSpecialist Neuromedical Physiotherapist

01792 702222 ext 23939

Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

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.

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