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Clinical Specialist Hand Therapist

Band 7

Main area
Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Glan Clwyd Hospital
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum
23/09/2019 23:59

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

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Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



Rydym yn chwilio am therapyddion dwylo brwdfrydig i ddod i weithio â'n tîm llawfeddygaeth y dwylo sy'n datblygu yn ardal hardd Gogledd Cymru. Mae'r cyfle newydd a chyffrous hwn wedi codi i gymryd swydd y Therapydd Dwylo Clinigol Arbenigol. Bydd deilydd y swydd yn gweithio fel Therapydd Dwylo clinigol arbenigol gyda sgôp estynedig o arfer therapi yn y tîm i ddarparu gwasanaeth i gleifion sy'n cael eu cyfeirio at glinigau Orthopaedeg Dwylo. Mae hyn yn cynnwys rheoli'r claf o'r cyfeiriad, presenoldeb yn y clinig Orthopaedeg Dwylo a chlinig torasgwrn ac ymyriad therapi. Mae'r holl waith clinigol orthopaedeg yn cael ei gefnogi'n dda ac yn agos gan y llawfeddyg(on) ymgynghorol orthopaedeg a thrawma'r dwylo a'r arddwrn ac mae datblygiad personol yn cael ei annog a'i gefnogi.
Cyfrifoldebau’n cynnwys:

•Datblygu a darparu gwasanaeth o ansawdd uchel yn eich is arbenigedd Therapi eich hun yn yr ardal Ganolog
•Asesu a rheoli cleifion cymhleth
•Datblygu cyfleoedd ar gyfer ymarfer sy'n ehangu sgôp Therapi Dwylo traddodiadol
•Hyfforddi a chefnogi Ffisiotherapyddion/Therapyddion Galwedigaethol a staff cefnogi i ddarparu gwasanaeth o ansawdd uchel, yn seiliedig ar dystiolaeth.
•Trefniadau llywodraethu o fewn maes yr is arbenigedd

Mae’r gallu i siarad Cymraeg yn ddelfrydol ar gyfer y swydd hon; mae croeso i ymgeiswyr sy’n siarad Cymraeg a/neu Saesneg geisio am y swydd hon.

Dydiadd cau: 23/09/19

We are looking for enthusiastic hand therapists to come and work with our developing hand surgery team in the beautiful area of North Wales. This new and exciting opportunity has arisen to take on the role of Clinical Specialist Hand Therapist. The post holder will work as a Clinical Specialist Hand Therapist, with an extended scope of practice to work within a team to deliver a service to patients referred to Orthopaedic Hand Clinics. This includes management of the patient from referral, attendance at Orthopaedic Hand and fracture clinics and therapy intervention. All orthopaedic clinical work is well and closely supported by the hand and wrist trauma and orthopaedic consultant surgeon(s) and personal development is both encouraged and supported.
Responsibilities include

•Development and delivery of high quality service within own Therapy sub specialism across Central Area
•Assessment and management of complex patients
•Develop opportunities for practice which extends the scope of traditional Hand Therapy
•Training and support of Physiotherapists/ OT’s and support staff to deliver high quality, evidence based service provision
•Governance arrangements within the sub-specialty area.

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

Closing date: 23/09/19

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rachel Langford

01745 448788 Ext 6113