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Children's Physiotherapist

Employer
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum term time equivalent
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Part Time
CHILDREN'S PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Band 5

0.86 WTE (term time working) fixed term until 31.03.2026. There is a possibility that this may be extended further.

We are looking for a dynamic therapist to join our team as a Band 5 Physiotherapist you will work in a primary and secondary focus provision mainstream school, enabling children and young people with physical disabilities to lead fully inclusive, healthy and satisfying lives.

This is an exciting opportunity to creatively think outside the box, shape service delivery and work collaboratively with colleagues in education, and families, to help children and young people achieve their goals.

You will be predominantly based within the 2 schools, whilst being connected to a large, established and integrated OT, Physio and Speech & Language Therapy Team. We offer excellent support and CPD opportunities to enable you to be the therapists you aspire to be.

As this is a community post you will need a current UK driving licence and access to a vehicle, with business insurance, to meet the travel requirements of these posts.

Main duties of the job

Assess and treat children in the community that are presenting with physical difficulties impacting on their quality of life and ability to carry out functional activities - primarily in neurology.

Teaching parents/carers movement and positioning programmes

Early years clinics

Clinic appointments

Home/school/nursery visits

Play groups

Supporting students.

Writing reports for Education, Health and Care Plans.

We offer excellent support training & supervision and have a strong commitment to continual professional development.

About us

YOU WILL:

Have a degree/diploma in physiotherapy

Be registered with HCPC and CSP

Have experience of working with children and young people

Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills

Demonstrate effective organisational skills

Have a current driving license and have access to a car

For further information please contact Amanda Leonard 07972344681 or Victoria Health Centre: 0121 612 3091

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a therapy assessment and treatment service for children with developmental and/or neurological disorders.

To contribute to Educational, Health and Care Plans

To support more senior staff with students and assistant practitioners.

To be a car owner/driver

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered with HPCP
  • Degree/diploma in physiotherapy
  • Car owner/driver essential


Desirable

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy


Experience

Essential

  • Have evidence of working with children in a post gratuate/under graduate/social situation
  • Good written and oral skills


Employer details

Employer name

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Address

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust

The Lyng Centre, 2nd Floor, Frank Fisher Way

West Bromwich

B70 7AW

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381-WC-5835417

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