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Children's Physiotherapist (Band 7)

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Profession
Physiotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have a rare fantastic opportunity to join our Children's Therapy department. We are a well-established, friendly team looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 7 Physiotherapist to lead our Mainstream schools Service. This is a part-time post of 18 hours

You will see children and young people with a wide variety of neurological, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative conditions. You will be expected to manage a large, complex and varied caseload of community-based patients in a variety of locations such as The Child Development Centre, homes and schools and you will be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the overall service as required

Main duties of the job

As well as managing a large and varied caseload of school age children you will update and expand on existing protocols, pathways and guidelines for the management of conditions, in line with the best evidence available. You will manage the Mainstream schools physio service area and line manage a band 6 member of staff.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide day to day line management to a team of staff in a hospital setting.

To plan and co-ordinate caseloads and activities for a designated area, making adjustments as required.

To assess, develop and implement physiotherapy treatment utilising specialist theoretical knowledge and relevant practical experience within Paediatric Neurological service.

To undertake lead responsibility of the supervision, training and appraisal of assistant practitioners, unqualified staff, peers and colleagues of specialist and physiotherapy practitioner grades and physiotherapy students.

Working without direct supervision using own initiative to interpret operational policies and procedures.

To undertake all aspects of clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner, working within the ethical framework provided by the rules of professional conduct.

To perform advanced physiotherapeutic assessment of patients with complex presentations, to provide a diagnosis and develop and deliver an individualised treatment programme.

To be the main person initiating and co-ordinating changes to working practice and service delivery

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post graduate qualification eg PG certificate, Masters degree


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Children's Therapy Department, St Luke's Hospital

Little Horton Lane

Bradford

BD5 0NA

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389-24-6290638

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