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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2022.

Health Disability Activity Practitioner

Job Reference: 110-ACS670-0122

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

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.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

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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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, as a band 5 Health Disability Activity Practitioner. This will be a permanent, part time position at 18.75hours. The primary base for this position will be Royal Glamorgan Hospital but there will be an expectation to move between all sites across the health board as the post requires.

We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our friendly and dynamic team, committed to providing excellent care. You should be a team player who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. You will need excellent time management, observation and communication skills and be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in achieving well being and positive health outcomes for the population we serve.

The post holder will be an active member of the Health Disability Activity National team, and Health Board area Disability Sport Wales team. You will lead the implementation of the Health Disability Activity Partnership across your Health Board area to achieve the outcomes of promoting and improving the health of disabled people through increased levels of physical activity.

A key role will be enabling a robust partnership between Health and (disability) Sport across Wales by working closely with colleagues in Disability Sport Wales (DSW), other Health Disability Activity Practitioners in Wales and the National Health Disability Activity Team Leader. 

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:

Lucy Smothers

Team lead Paediatric Physiotherapist

01443 443206 

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