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Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist- Mainstream and Special Schools

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a qualified physiotherapist looking for the next step in your career and have a passion for working with school aged children and young people?

Are you looking to be a part of a supportive and driven children's physiotherapy team?

If so, then this exciting role may be for you!

We are excited to advertise this role due to an internal restructure within the children's physiotherapy service which supports our Coventry population from 0-19. This includes supporting our children and young people with SEND and additional needs across the school age population.

The postholder will work closely alongside clinical specialists across physiotherapy and occupational therapy. This include early years, respiratory, Advanced practice (including NMP), MSK , Upper limb and splinting and MSK.

A comprehensive induction and ongoing support will be given, including both informal and formal teaching on leadership and clinical practice.

Main duties of the job

  • To input into the co-ordination of assessment and intervention for Children and young people in Mainstream and Special School settings
  • To carry out specialist clinical assessment and management of children and young people's needs and to plan and implement packages of care accordingly.
  • To support the wider children's physiotherapy team and to be responsible for supervision and mentorship of identified staff. This includes leading on training, competencies and inputting into the development program for new starters.
  • To take a lead role in identifying potential areas for audit and research and initiate development of research proposals. Ensuring that the service continues to provide an evidence-based service


About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further detail on the main responsibilities of this post, please refer to the attached Job description and personal specification.

Alternatively if you would like further information about this post please contact:

Ashley Rice, Head of Children's Physical Health Therapies

ashley.rice@covwarkpt.nhs.uk

Person Specification

Shortlisting

Essential

  • Recognised Physiotherapy therapy degree or equivalent qualification
  • Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council
  • Post graduate training in Paediatric physiotherapy.


Desirable

  • Car driver


Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate sound personal management skills - time management, prioritising, planning
  • Must be able to supervise, mentor and assess competence of qualified staff, unqualified staff and students
  • Must have good working knowledge of Safeguarding and Child Protection


Experience

Essential

  • Be able to demonstrate significant experience in working with children and young people with SEND
  • Experience of supervising, mentoring and assessing competence of qualified staff, unqualified staff and students
  • Ability to work as part of a Team


Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Wayside House

Wilsons Lane

Coventry

CV6 6NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

444-6206442-BL

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