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Static Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Family Therapies Division
Band 6
Part time - 22.5 hours per week (flexibility with days)
Job ref
Nevill Hall Hospital
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Today at 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


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


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

Based in  Nevill Hall Hospital outpatient physiotherapy department in the beautiful market town of Abergavenny, we are seeking a dynamic, forward thinking clinician to join our team. You will embrace the Health Board values, have excellent communication skills and a strong team working ethos, as well as the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities. We are looking for a physiotherapist who possesses a solid foundation in core clinical skills in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy,  embraces innovation and is committed to utilising shared decision making and following evidence base in their clinical practice. 

Working within the musculoskeletal speciality you will be independently managing a musculoskeletal clinical caseload with the support of senior clinicians and mentors. You will have the opportunity to work in a supported manner within community outpatient MSK services and new models of care delivery aligned with the ABUHB MSK Transformation programme. This may also include some opportunities in the MSK community multi-disciplinary triage of self referrals, Urgent Primary Care hubs and Minor Injuries Units.


Main duties of the job

The physiotherapy team at Nevill Hall Hospital is an experienced and supportive team,  who will enable your individual development and are passionate about continuing to improve and develop services for our local population.  

You will work closely with the Admin team and alongside colleagues in  Neurology Outpatients, Pelvic Health and the wider inpatient team.

The ABUHB Physiotherapy Service encourages staff development through local and Health Board wide education including an extensive core and advanced skills training programmes.  We also encourage participation in speciality forums, clinical audit, research and clinical supervision and mentoring.

We have a structured personal appraisal system with annual reviews underpinned by the Knowledge and Skills Framework. You will be actively involved in assisting in the education and mentoring of rotational staff and physiotherapy students on placement from Cardiff University.

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

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Diploma/degree in physiotherapy
  • Registered with Health Professions Council
  • Appropriate range of Post graduate education / training
Desirable criteria
  • MCSP


Essential criteria
  • Broad range of clinical experience through a comprehensive Band 5 rotation
  • Experience of participating in and delivering in-service training programmes
  • Varied range of clinical experience within the musculoskeletal speciality
  • Experience of staff supervision
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of having worked in the UK as a HPC registered physiotherapist
  • Evidence of having worked unsupervised
  • Evidence of having participated in on-call and seven day service provision where appropriate
  • Previous Band 6 position

Skills and Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • The ability to discuss the clinical reasoning process in the management of routine and more complex cases
  • The ability to identify and act upon adverse clinical signs
  • Awareness of relevant national clinical guidelines
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written when interacting with members of the team, other professionals, clients and their families
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Evidence of initiative
  • Good time management
  • Demonstrate the ability to discuss the ethos of clinical governance and it’s relevance in physiotherapy practice
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of the NHS and the challenges facing the physiotherapy service
  • The ability to demonstrate critical appraisal skills
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development sufficient to meet HPC requirements
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of teaching at an undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Evidence of participating in clinical and organisational audit
  • IT Literate

Other requirements

Essential criteria
  • The physical ability to perform and cope with all aspects of manual handling as demanded by the job roleThe physical ability to perform and cope with all aspects of manual
  • The ability to adapt to changes in work routine
  • The ability to move between sites within the Health Board as demanded by the job role

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Kerian Buck
Job title
Operational Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01873 732305
Additional information

Informal enquiries welcome or if you wish to arrange a visit to the department.

Adam Calcutt  Team Lead Physiotherapist   

email:        Tel:  01873 732300