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Children's Physiotherapist Band 5

Employer
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Location
Croydon
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum incl. HCAS (Outer)
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Children's Physiotherapist (Band 5)

Our Children's Therapy Team are looking for an innovative and proactive Children's Physiotherapist who would like to develop their clinical skills with children aged 0-16, focusing on musculoskeletal in this rewarding and fun role. This is a permanent position based in our purpose built Children's development centre, Addiscombe, Croydon, South London. We work Monday to Friday with no evening or weekend working.

Main duties of the job

Children's Physiotherapist (Band 5)

Our Children's Therapy Team are looking for an innovative and proactive Children's Physiotherapist who would like to develop their clinical skills with children aged 0-16 with in our supportive musculoskeletal team in this rewarding and fun role. This is a permanent position based in our purpose built Children's development centre, Addiscombe, Croydon, South London. We work Monday to Friday with no evening or weekend working.

We are committed to working as an integrated team, within health, education, social care and others working with the child and family. We will offer you support to develop into the role through, regular clinical supervision and joint working, in-service training, away days, regular management supervision linked to appraisals and identifying learning / training needs with opportunities for Continued Professional Development.

We are ideally located in the south of London, with excellent links to central London (15-20 min to Victoria and London bridge Train stations) but also the countryside including Box Hill . With so many activities, events and places to go, you'll be able to strike the work/life balance you are looking for.

This role may also suit an experienced physiotherapist who looking to start a career in paediatric physiotherapy or a physiotherapist looking to return to practice.

Proposed Interview Date: 14 May 2024

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital.

Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff. As well as offering access to a range of core skills training and professional development.

Job description

Job responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in the job description and person specification***

Person Specification

Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Effective written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively as part of a team.


Desirable

  • Evidence of developing specific paediatric skills. IT skills.


Experience

Essential

  • Core student placement experience
  • CPD.
  • Importance of effective team working.


Desirable

  • Working with children
  • Experience of working in hospital/ clinic setting
  • Attendance at relevant Paediatric courses.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Recognised Physiotherapy qualification
  • Experience with children
  • HPCP registered


Desirable

  • APCP member/aware


Employer details

Employer name

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Address

Crystal Child Development Centre

Malling Close

Croydon

CR0 7YD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

199-NN-6188030-AHP

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