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Senior Children's Physiotherapist - Band 6

Employer
Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Children's Physiotherapist - Band 6

37.5 hours per week (part time considered)

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated physiotherapist to join our progressive team at CWPT.

We provide specialist Physiotherapy assessment and intervention to a caseload of children and young people aged 0-19 years with opportunities to work in special schools, mainstream schools, early years, tonal management and MSK. We work closely with Occupational Therapy and children's physiotherapy respiratory colleagues, neonatal and alongside paediatric and orthopaedic consultants

We have an established supportive development program for new starters, along with regular clinical and management supervision, IST's and journal clubs. CWPT support external CPD opportunities including apprenticeships.

Our service was recently recognised as the leading Trust nationally for re-establishing CPIP post Covid .

Main duties of the job

Coventry Community Children's Physiotherapy offers a wide range of services from Early Years, Mainstream, Special Schools, MSK, Rheumatology, CPIP and Respiratory. The post holder will work within clinical speciality pathways with an opportunity to work across the 0-19 age range, based on yearly objective setting.

Providing innovative and evidence-based care to the children and young people of Coventry. CWPT also host a system wide Neonatal AHP team across Coventry and Warwickshire

We offer a well-established development programme for new starters with a designated experienced mentor up to your first twelve months within the department. This includes working with our clinical specialists across MSK, neonates, respiratory and tonal management. We are proud of our close links with the wider MDT and run a face to face MDT CPIP clinic with paediatric and orthopaedic consultants on a regular basis.

You will be required to work autonomously and alongside other qualified staff, therapy assistants and other health and education staff as part of a multidisciplinary and multi-agency team. This is a dynamic role where you will be working within community settings such as nurseries, schools, clinics and family homes. The post involves working with children with a wide range of disabilities and difficulties.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

We have a strong commitment to clinical supervision and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and offer a supportive and proactive environment. This includes regular in-service training and shared learning across the team. The post holder will contribute towards service development and is encouraged to be forward thinking with driving Children's Physiotherapy forward.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will work closely with the Occupational Therapy, Community Children's Nurses, Orthopaedic consultants, Community Paediatricians and Speech & Language Therapy Service to deliver a high standard of care for children in Coventry.

Travelling around the city is an integral part of this post, a car owner/ driver is essential for this post.

This post is open to Physiotherapists who meet the person specification.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Physiotherapy degree or equivalent
  • Registration with Health Professions Council


KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Essential

  • Excellent written communication
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Relevant CPD to childrens physiotherapy


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Transferable skills as a qualified physiotherapist
  • Clinical experience in neurological conditions is desirable


OTHER

Essential

  • Car driver/owner (It is unlikely that public transport will meet this requirement)


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.

444-6277148-BL

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