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Job Overview

Are you a highly motivated and experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist looking for a new challenge or to progress into a Band 7 post? A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Physiotherapy Team at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd as the Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist working in the Emergency Department.

This post involves working closely with the nursing and medical staff within the Emergency Department which includes another clinical specialist physiotherapist. The role involves triaging, assessing, treating and signposting patients who would otherwise see a Doctor. You will have your own clinic for reviewing patients. The role will involve teaching, training and supervision of staff/physiotherapy students, representing the service in Clinical Network Groups (CNGs) and contributing to the development of clinical pathways by providing clinical expertise.

The position affords the ability for the successful applicant to develop their clinical skills with regard to assessment... and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries presenting to the Emergency Department.

The physiotherapy service in BCUHB offers a whole career pathway to Band 8A as a clinical advanced practitioner. Service improvement and development is encouraged and all staff have access to regular supervision and training.

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

Main duties of the job
• Development and delivery of high quality Physiotherapy service
• Assessment, treatment and management of complex patients
• Develop opportunities for practice which extends the scope of traditional Physiotherapy
• Training and support of Physiotherapists and support staff to deliver high quality, evidence based service provision

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

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

Detailed Job Description And Main 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


Essential criteria
• Degree/Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy
• HCPC registered
• Obtained or working towards post graduate (Masters) qualifications
• Extended scope skills or working towards
• Able to demonstrate up to date continuing CPD

Desirable criteria
• Membership of appropriate special interest group
• Management and leadership training
• CSP member

Personal Qualities

Essential Criteria
• Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification

Other Relevant Requirements

Essential criteria
• Clear vision of role/commitment to speciality and department

Desirable criteria
• Welsh speaker


Essential criteria
• Extensive experience working as a senior physiotherapist working in clinical speciality
• Experience of delivering clinical education in area of speciality
• Evidence of teaching within post
• Proven MDT working
• Experience of audit

Desirable criteria
• Experience of lecturing externally
• Involvement in research
• Competency in extended scope practice in the specialism


Essential criteria
• Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification

Desirable criteria
• Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Essential Criteria
• Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification
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