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Specialist Physiotherapist

  • NHS Jobs
  • Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL
  • 11/01/2019
Full time

Job Description


Physiotherapist- Specialist Palliative Care

A permanent vacancy has become available for a B7 Team Lead Physiotherapist within ABMU Health Board's Specialist Palliative Care Service, based in Ty Olwen (Morriston Hospital site).

The Physiotherapy team provide therapeutic rehabilitation and support within a variety of different settings, these include inpatients, outpatients, day centre and within patients home in the community.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative individual to lead on the delivery and development of the physiotherapy Service within the field of Palliative Care.

The post holder will work closely with a team of healthcare specialists, including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, support workers and Consultants, to provide first class care for people with palliative conditions

The service provides a range of rehabilitation to help people overcome the symptoms and side effects of palliative conditions and their treatments.

The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly across a variety of settings to cover inpatients, outpatients ,Day centre and community services

You will have full support, as required, from the site Physiotherapy Manager and MacMillan Team Lead Specialist Physiotherapist and will be expected to work as part of a multi disciplinary team and undertake lone working.

As services develop there may be a requirement for weekend working on a rota basis.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Joanne Mahon - Physiotherapy Manager- Swansea

[email protected]

Tel 01792 703126

Kathryn Elias- MacMillan Team Lead Physiotherapy Specialist

[email protected]

Tel 01792 530838