Covid Rehabilitation Hub Respiratory Team Lead Physiotherapist

Recruiter
Cwm Taf Morgannwg Univ
Location
Ysbyty Cwm Cynon, Mountain Ash
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
01 Mar 2021
Ref
110-AHP015-0221
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
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.

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

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/SECONDMENT FOR 12 MONTHS DUE TOMEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

We are looking for a specialist respiratory Physiotherapist to lead our Covid Rehabilitation Hub in Cwm Taf Morgannwg. The Hub is a developing service designed to provide comprehensive multi-disciplinary support for those experiencing post-Covid syndrome. This is delivered virtually in the form of advice and education, and support with self-management at the moment, with opportunities to develop to deliver virtual and physical support groups.

The post holder will provide leadership to the team and specialist support and intervention for individuals experiencing breathlessness, cough, and difficulties with movement. The post holder will also be expected to engage with training to provide basic support around other post-covid syndrome symptoms.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop the response to this emerging health need, and to work with a like-minded passionate and highly skilled multi-disciplinary team.

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

Closing date: 4th March 2021.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Karen Wright

Job title: Covid Rehabilitation AHP Lead

Email address: karen.wright7@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01443 443731

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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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