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Orthopaedic Practioner

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Prince Charles Hopsital
Merthyr Tydfil
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum
24/01/2019 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


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


We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic qualified Orthopaedic Practitioner to join our small but friendly team. Our current team consist of 2 Orthopaedic Practitioners, 7 qualified Nurses and 3 HCSW’s.

There are 8 Orthopaedic Consultants who undertake both daily fracture clinics and elective Orthopaedic clinics. This includes specialisations in joint revision, acute knee trauma, shoulder surgery, foot/ankle surgery as well as more general Orthopaedic conditions.

The department facilitates daily dressing clinics for suture removal and wound care including PICO/Vac dressings and we work closely with Tissue Viability service.

There are additional specialized clinics, such a hand clinic, a weekly CTEV (talipes) clinic and a weekly Diabetic Multidisciplinary. The department works directly within a multidisciplinary team including ESP Physiotherapist, Podiatrist and Occupational Therapy.


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

Closing Date: 24th January 2019

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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

Paul Morris

Tel:01685 728280