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Senior Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapist

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

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

Full time 37.5 hours a week (Mon-Fri)

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 respiratory physiotherapist to join our team at CWPT.

We provide specialist Respiratory Physiotherapy assessment and intervention to a caseload of children and young people (CYP) aged 0-19 years with respiratory complications of whom many have complex physical disabilities. There are opportunities to work in a variety of settings including special schools, mainstream schools, respite, hospitals, family home and hospices.

We are a supportive team providing regular clinical and management supervision, IST's and journal clubs. CWPT support external CPD opportunities related to your role.

Main duties of the job

You will manage a diverse caseload of CYP with respiratory physiotherapy needs in accordance with departmental clinical pathways, protocols and guidelines. This includes specialist respiratory CYP clinical assessment and intervention, formulation of management plans and reports, deliver training programmes including competency base training and assessment for a wide range of professionals, CWPT carers and parents.

You will be required to work autonomously and alongside other Allied Health Professionals, Consultants, Community Paediatricians, Community Children's Nurses, education staff and social services to deliver a high standard of care for CYP in Coventry.

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 Respiratory 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

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
  • Post graduate training relevant to client group.


EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Transferable skills as a qualified physiotherapist
  • Clinical respiratory physiotherapy experience with transferable skills to a paediatric caseload


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.

444-6297634-BL

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