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Physiotherapist - Newtown PTHB

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
20/04/2021 23:59

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work.  It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold.   Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.  If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!

Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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Are you looking for a new challenge and join a health board that can support you and accelerate your career in physiotherapy? You could be an important part of a physiotherapy team whose vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Powys. We are ambitious and aspire to supporting the health boards vision in being leaders in integrated rural health and care. Powys THB provides services in a rural setting and this creates opportunities to be autonomous practitioners, develop leadership skills and create innovative ideas to deliver care within the community and close to patients homes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Physiotherapist to join our South locality physiotherapy teams which support our community hospitals in Newtown, Welshpool, Llanidloes and Machynlleth. We are looking for a person who wants to work within motivated and enthusiastic teams whose priority is to provide rehabilitation and support to Powys residents in Outpatient, Inpatient and community services. You will have the opportunity to further develop your skills in of MSK, Neurological Rehab, Community Rehab, and Elderly Care.

You will need to have excellent communication and organizational skills, a flexible approach to work and negotiation skills to motivate patients and staff to deliver high standards of care.

You will work closely as part of an MDT within PTHB. You will have the opportunity to work with clinical specialists in different service areas in order to develop a wide range of skills.

The role will also include supervision, teaching and the development of band 3/4 support workers. You will play an active part in an on-going in-service training and clinical supervision programme in order to support your own development and others.

We support CPD, in-service training, clinical supervision and career development.

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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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