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Children's Physiotherapist

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
East Yorkshire
£25,655 to £31,534 a year Per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Learning Disability
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and proactive physiotherapist to work within the Children's Community Physiotherapy Team. The post holder would be required to provide physiotherapy interventions across Hull and East Riding in homes, schools and nurseries, in both rural and urban settings for those between 0-19 years old. The team undertake assessment and treatment for those with significant developmental delay, neurological and neuromuscular conditions alongside a host of other conditions.

To succeed in this role you will need to be passionate about working with children and helping them to achieve their potential and have excellent communication skills.

Main duties of the job

  • The successful applicant would be expected to provide physiotherapy assessment and treatment for a wide variety of clinical conditions within community and clinical environments. They will work as part of an integrated children's therapy service and develop links with therapists at regional specialist centres.
  • The post holder must be able to appropriately commute within the area to undertake their role.
  • The post holder will offer a high standard of evidence based therapeutic care working within Children's Physiotherapy. They will be responsible for their own autonomous practice and ensure effective patient care is maintained.
  • To maintain, as part of continual professional development, up to date clinical knowledge/skills within children's physiotherapy, using information to effect change in practice and ensuring the effective dissemination of new knowledge

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website

You will join our team of over 3,000 colleagues that work together to change lives. lives. We're proud of our Trust community and we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

Job description Job responsibilities

The post holder will be required to :
  • Be responsible for managing and prioritising own workload, balancing the needs of patients, their families and service requirements/competing priorities
  • Obtain, analyse and interpret assessment information, presenting symptoms and physical health to develop the appropriate interventions from a range of options to support a child and young persons needs.
  • Provide advice, assessment and interventions/programmes of care for children and other professionals as appropriate.
  • Provide clinical supervision and or training within own area of work to other professionals, support workers, students, patients and relatives.
  • Maintain up to date training and basic IT skills, and demonstrate a good working knowledge of confidentiality and data protection.
  • Maintain relevant and timely clinical information in the patient record
  • Participate/undertake audits and surveys within the service.
  • Work within professional code of conduct, organisational policy and guidance

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Physiotherapy Qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • Prepared to undertake post graduate training
  • Develop leadership, training experience/qualification
  • CPD supported by short courses
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) portfolio
  • Evidence of promoting/supporting involvement & participation of service user
  • Evidence of post registration professional practice
  • Evidence of specialist practice skills and able to demonstrate the impact of this on practice change/development
  • Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) relevant to the clinical area
Knowledge Essential
  • A broad understanding of relevant policy, drivers and their application to clinical and service area of Paediatrics
  • Basic IT skills
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within identified clinical area
  • Work towards developing specialist skills and knowledge
Other Essential
  • Ability to effectively commute between the organisations various sites

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