TEMPORARY PHYSIOTHERAPIST - STAYING WELL @ WORK REF 3850
FIXED TERM TO 31/01/2023
GRADE 10 £32,234
Building Resilience, Prosperity and Wellbeing
Staying well @ Work– externally funded
(Fixed term in the first instance to 31/1/2023)
Job share opportunity or Full time
Staying Well at Work is an innovative and exciting service which supports micro, small and medium sized businesses within Rhondda Cynon Taf. The Project provides a ‘wraparound’ service offering a range of professional and therapeutic support interventions. The service provides in work support to individuals and businesses, assisting individuals employed within SMEs to remain in work or return to work sooner after a period of ill health related absence in compliance with the requirements of the Welsh European Funding Office and Welsh Government. The team also provide HR advice and support to SMEs, promoting and encouraging a culture of equality and wellbeing in the workplace.
We are seeking 1 full time or 2 part time Physiotherapists, ideally with an Occupational Health background or rehabilitation setting to deliver quality clinical care for patients suffering with a musculoskeletal condition. Whilst undertaking comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of patients with a wide variety of physical and emotional needs, you must formulate, deliver, review and progress individual treatment programs and ensure effective treatment, collaboration, specialist advice and timely discharge are achieved.
The Staying Well at Work team offer virtual and telephone consultations from a home base as well as face to face appointments in Pontypridd. You must be willing to provide remote services across all these delivery streams and within RCT County Borough.
You will be positive, constructive, and approachable along with being registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a fully qualified physiotherapist and a member of the (CSP) Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Candidates must have experience in the following areas
· Trauma & Orthopedics
· DSE assessments
Experience of using IT packages to manage diaries and produce management information and record clinical records is essential for the role.
You should have the desire to facilitate improvement in yourself and the service. You will have excellent and confident written and verbal communication skills with both patients and colleagues alike, experience in writing management reports is desirable but not essential as full training can be given.
The Council is committed to the development of its staff and, as part of that commitment, by working as part of a wider HR team you will have access to ongoing mentoring and personal development. You will be able to access a wide range of employee benefits including the Cycle to Work scheme, Tusker green car scheme, Neyber financial services and many more.
Protecting children and vulnerable adults is a core responsibility of all staff appointed to the Council.
The Council values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.
An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
The deadline for receipt of applications is midday on 9th July 2021.
How to apply
For more information and an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact, Helen Rodway, Clinical Lead on (01443) 827317.
We encourage electronic applications, for further information please log on to: www.rhondda-cynon-taf.gov.uk/jobs.