We are aiming to recruit an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to a 30.0 hours permanent post, within the Children's Physiotherapy Specialist Team (West). We would welcome any competent B6 physiotherapist to apply.
We would also encourage any competent B5 Physio's that would like to be considered for a 12 months B5/B6 development post to apply for this exciting post.
We are seeking an eager, innovative, pro-active and motivated Physiotherapist to join our already passionate and dedicated Children's Community Physiotherapy team, who cover areas in West Cumbria.
Working as part of an integrated team with other specialist therapists, you will be required to lead in providing contemporary evidence based assessment, advice and therapy to children and young people with a range of needs, working with them, their families and supporting agencies.
You should have a degree or equivalent qualification in Physiotherapy .
You will be well supported within your clinical environment with regular management supervision, professional supervision, safeguarding supervision and your health and wellbeing conversations and be allocated a mentor.
If you think this position is for you and you would like to meet the teams or would like a look around the department before applying, please do get in touch with Louise Messenger 07811714347.Main duties of the job
Successful candidates will be required to travel independently as the role includes visiting children in clinics, at home and in the school setting, as well as to NHS bases around Cumbria to attend meetings and training or development.
The post involves assessing and providing advice and intervention for children and young people aged 0-19 years with a variety of developmental conditions. The post holder will offer guidance and support to colleagues in education in terms of Physiotherapy Programmes, equipment and moving and handling.About us
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. There is an expectation for all staff to support this by familiarising yourself with the Trust's sustainability initiatives such as waste and recycling, going paperless, videoconferencing, sustainable transport and others.
We encourage you to think about what you can do as an individual and within your team to contribute in to embedding carbon reduction into the everyday running of our organisation.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
Relocation assistance may be available for successful applicants moving to the region for certain posts. Please see our Policy for eligible vacancies? Healthcare Professionals returning to practice, moving into new roles or changing clinical environments, may access an agreed preceptorship period.
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The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:
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As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availabilityPerson SpecificationKnowledgeEssential
- Broad knowledge of a range of paediatric treatment techniques
- Some knowledge of the appropriate legislation relating to children
- Knowledge of current NHS trends which influence service provision
- Post qualification training in paediatric therapy or techniques.
Desirable Skills & AptitudesEssential
- State registration
- Degree or equivalent in PT
- Full UK driving licence
- Computer Literate
- Organisational skills demonstrated for example by the involvement in a particular project
- Competence in therapeutic handling.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
- Presentation skills
- Caseload management skills - especially identifying priorities and meeting deadlines
- This post will require working in Community settings across North Cumbria and therefore include travel to these sites.
- Some flexibility in work pattern may be necessary.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Equality and Diversity: Support equality and value diversity (Level 2)
- Experience of working in acute or community settings
- Post graduate therapy experience in a multi disciplinary team
- Previous use of a computer based data collection system
- Experience of working with children in a professional or voluntary capacity
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Footsteps, Child Development Centre, West Cumberland Hospital
Homewood Road, Hensingham
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