Band 6 Paediatric Physiotherapist 32.5 hours per week
Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a physiotherapist who wishes to specialise in paediatrics to join Dudley Community Paediatric Physiotherapy Service.
We are looking for an individual who is ready for a Band 6 post to join our innovative, experienced team, committed to the delivery of high quality services.Main duties of the job
We are looking for a pro-active physiotherapist, who would like to develop their clinical skills further, having the opportunity to work with children in a variety of settings.
We offer yearly rotations within preschool, linking with neonatal services, children attending mainstream schools and musculoskeletal, and special schools.
With the ability to contribute to serial casting clinic, hydrotherapy, gait clinic , gym club, CPIP and our in house orthotics clinic to name but a few.About us
We are an enthusiastic, motivated team who are passionate about providing a quality service. We have a well established monthly in-service training programme for the whole team, with additional monthly training for our Band 6s. As a new member of our team you will have Band 7s to work along side and support you on a one to one basis as required.
We are supportive of the team accessing relevant training courses and additional qualifications that then benefit the whole serviceJob descriptionJob responsibilities
We are looking for a well-motivated, enthusiastic physiotherapist, who wishes to develop their physiotherapy skills in the area of paediatrics. The successful candidate must have had a broad base of experience in Band 5/6 rotations. Preferably the candidates will demonstrate some evidence of previous paediatric experience or working with children in a voluntary basis.
The job purpose is
To assess and treat children in a variety of locations.
To treat children presenting with a variety of complex neurological/neuromuscular disorders and musculoskeletal conditions.
To educate and advise parents/carers and the wider MDT, to equip them with the necessary skills to promote children's physical development and appropriate handling.
To work with children and their parents/ carers and the wider team (where appropriate) to develop a personalised plan of care to support the achievement of their personal goals and enable greater participation.Person SpecificationEducation/ QualificationsEssential
- Diploma/degree in physiotherapy
- State Registered Physiotherapist
- Post graduate courses relevant to speciality
- Wide ranging experience as a Band 5
- Work in community settings
- Experience of orthotics
- Sound understanding of safeguarding procedures
- Paediatric experience as student or Band 5
- Evidence of working with children
- Knowledge of SEND and EHCP
- Experience of delegating work to physio assistants
- Ability to prioritise, delegate and organise
- Ability to work as an MDT across organisations
- member of CSP
- Sound understanding of clinical governance and risk
- Understanding and experience of audit
- teaching of other healthcare staff
- Experience of supervising physiotherapy assistants
- member of APCP
- Post -grad research skills
- Able to work as a team and communicate effectively
- Good interpersonal skills -all ages/abilities
- Motivated and organised
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Current driving license and car owner
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustAddress
John Corbett Drive
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