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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/03/2021.

Physiotherapy Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: 110-ACS043-0321

Employer:
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Department:
Physiotherapy
Location:
Ysbyty'r Seren, Bridgend
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

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All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.


THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 6 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

We are looking for Physiotherapy Health Care Support Workers to support the Physiotherapy team in Ysbyty,r Seren, our field hospital. Ysbyty Seren is a step-down hospital located in Bridgend, providing care for patients away from the district general hospital setting.

Physiotherapy works as part of the Multi-Disciplinary team and the Therapy Team in Ysbyty Seren, including Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Dieticians.

As a Physiotherapy Health Care Support Worker you will support by undertaking specific clinical and administrative tasks which support the delivery of Physiotherapeutic interventions. You will develop a patient centred approach to engaging patients whilst adjusting this to reflect their fluctuating needs. You will need to have good communication skills, good time management, prioritisation skills and flexible. Experience in working in Rehabilitation Services would be an advantage.

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

 

Closing date: 7th March 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Debbie Overton

Physiotherapy Team Leader

debbie.overton@wales.nhs.uk

01443 443731




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