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 Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.uk
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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.
Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY POWYS TEACHING HEALTH BOARD
Senior Therapist – Recovery and Rehabilitation
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Therapist – Recovery and Rehabilitation to support and lead the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy rehabilitation and recovery services including Home First and Reablement. This role will be a clinical lead focusing on rehabilitation and the COVID 19 Hospital Discharge plan for discharge to recover and assess. The Senior Therapist will work closely with Head of Therapies and Professional Head of Physiotherapy.
The successful candidate will have a credible track record of leadership, establishing and maintaining effective relationships and working in partnership in order to deliver safe and co-ordinated high-quality care for patients. You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well under pressure and meet the operational challenges of the service.
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