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Paediatric Physiotherapist: Neuro & Onoclogy Team

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Depending on experience £33,706 -£40,588 per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our dynamic and friendly Childrens Therapy team, based at QMC in the Nottingham Children's Hospital which is part of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours) fixed-term or secondment opportunity until 14/1/2024 to cover a secondment in the Neuro & Oncology team, including both in-patient and out-patient caseloads. Part-time applicants also welcome.

The successful post holder will be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of Therapy Services, which will include rostered duties on the emergency respiratory on-call rota (4.30pm to 8.30am) and weekend working rota, and therefore you will need to be paediatric respiratory competent.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you will need to familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert.

Liaising with nurse specialist, MDT and community services.

Physiotherapy management of paediatric patients with neurological and oncology conditions in both an inpatient and outpatient setting as dictated by the needs of the service.

You will have excellent communication and team working skills and will also have a passion about working with children.

The post has a requirement that you manage and support Band 5's, Support Staff and Students on Clinical Placement allowing you to develop your leadership, managerial and teaching skills.

About us

The Nottingham Children's Hospital (NCH) is based at the Queens Medical Centre campus and is part of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH). We provide In-patient and out-patient care for children up to the age of 19 years old.

With 97 beds, we care for around 40,000 children each year from Nottinghamshire and beyond, treating a full range of conditions, including planned and emergency treatment and surgery, Burns and Plastics, Neurological conditions, Oncology, Pediatric critical care, Renal conditions and transplantation, and Spinal and Orthopedic care.

The Children's Therapy team at NCH is a friendly and supportive department who work closely alongside the wider MDT, providing excellent evidence based care and innovative ways of working.

Throughout NUH we have a diverse range of AHP and support staff who work together to deliver the high quality care we aspire to supported by our Chief AHP to lead us on our strategic direction.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details see the attached job description and person specification. For further details contact person named within the advert

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • BSc Hons (or equivalent) Physiotherapy
  • Evidence of post-graduate training in specialty
  • State registered and HCPC



  • Broad based junior rotational experience with an acute in-patient focus
  • Possession of specific knowledge, technical skills and experience in acute in-patient areas to include respiratory, neurology and orthopaedics
  • Experience in evaluation of practice. Appraisal of performance.

communication & relationships


  • Ability to communicate complex information
  • Ability to motivate, train and teach
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with the multidisciplinary team


  • Demonstrate leadership ability.

Analytical & Judgement Skills


  • Ability to assess, formulate a diagnosis and plan patient management using clinical reasoning skills and a range of treatment options.
  • Evaluation of clinical interventions

Planning and Organisation


  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Experience of effective delegation.


  • Experience of organising others workload

Physical skills


  • Evidence of manual therapy skills
  • Basic keyboard skills
  • Capacity to carry out treatment handling skills



  • Maintain competence in respiratory care for rostered emergency duty work

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