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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2020.

Clinical Lead Paediatric Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 130-AHP110-0920

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Hafan Y Mor Children's Centre
Singleton Hospital, Swansea
£45,753 - £51,668 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 exciting opportunity is available, for a clinician with both clinical and leadership experience, to take up the role of Clinical Lead Paediatric Physiotherapist in Swansea Bay UHB. The post holder will provide leadership to the acute and community based Paediatric Physiotherapy teams across the Swansea Bay region including teams based at Morriston Hopsital, Hafan Y Mor Childrens Centre Singleton and Neath Port Talbot Childrens Centre.

You will join a forward thinking and dynamic team, led by the Head of Physiotherapy and will be directly accountable to the Strategic Physiotherapy Manager for Primary and Community Physiotherapy services. You will contribute to the Senior Physiotherapy Leadership team and specifically take responsibility for the service delivery, operational and workforce management and clinical governance of the Paediatric Physiotherapy service.

We are looking for candidates with significant clinical experience in Paediatric Physiotherapy, knowledge of leadership approaches and motivation to continue their own leadership development whilst encouraging the development of others.

We work closely with our medical and AHP colleagues and partnership agencies, including special and mainstream schools and are working collaboratively to embed therapy intervention in an effective and integrated way. We are engaged in the training and education of other agencies and facilitate a culture of learning and development at every level within our team. The Paediatric Physiotherapy service continually strives for improvement and is imaginative and innovative in its ideas around service delivery. Swansea Bay UHB has two Consultant Physiotherapists, who are leading key research and clinical developments in their fields and support others with an interest in this area.

We have long established links with Cardiff University, for undergrad and post- grad Physio education, including the provision of student placements. We have excellent opportunities for developing your own career and portfolio including local links with Swansea University to access post grad courses.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rebecca KennedyPhysiotherapy Manager for Primary and Community services.

01792 200400

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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