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Specialist Physiotherapist (MSK)

Job Description

Help transform the lives of others and we'll help transform yours

Hywel Dda 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.

We have an exciting opportunity in Hywel Dda University Health Board with this Senior MSK vacancy within the county of Pembrokeshire. This post will support leadership and clinical service delivery for case loads of patients with complex painful MSK conditions.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with MDT teams across the MSK pathway supporting modernisation and contributing to service design for the future. The Physiotherapy Service has strong clinical networks and integrated pathways with consultant specialties and pain services.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who has leadership qualities and experience working in at a specialist level. MSc level training is essential.

The University Health Board proactively supports post graduate training and also other forms of internal /external CPD.

Pembrokeshire is situated in a beautiful part of West Wales with award winning beaches and National Parks. The area has a rich heritage and history. There are also vibrant social communities that will help you find a better work life balance. It is a part of the UK that attracts many 1000’s of tourists every year. Why not make a positive professional move and also live in a place that other people only get to visit on holidays. We’d love to hear from you.

This vacancy may close early if sufficient suitable applicants apply.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

For further details / informal visits contact:
John Davies, Senior Manager MSK Physio / CMAT Services  ( Phone number removed )  or  ( Phone number removed ) 
email: ( Email address removed )

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.

‘All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English’.

‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.

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