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Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
This post is eligible for a Golden Hello payment of �2,750 for new starters who are external to the Trust. This is payable in 3 instalments over a 2 year period. This payment is only eligible to new starters who do not already hold a contract of employment with the Trust and have not been an employee of the Trust in the previous 3 years. This post also includes paid enhancements for unsocial hours working during night, weekends and bank holidays.

The Children and Young Persons Specialist Services are patient and family focussed services who work to support children, young people and their families to reach their potential in education and social life. Our team works within the context of the wider Trust which covers all aspects of community healthcare. We value our staff and are committed to their own professional development and health and well being.

The team are looking to recruit a Band 6 Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist working at a Children's Development Centre, within the community, special and mainstream schools.

The team consists of 25 physiotherapists across Nottinghamshire and a team of support staff. We work closely with our education and OT colleagues, speech and language therapists and nursing.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist based in Nottinghamshire.

The successful post holder will see children and young people age 0-19 years with a wide variety of neurological conditions , orthopaedic conditions, rheumatological conditions, and those requiring long term rehabilitation in the centre, the child's home and schools.

A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

Attached you will find a job description which will outline a full list of main responsibilities for this role, as well as a person specification listing the requirements for the post-holder.

Person Specification



  • BSc/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registration


  • MSc in paediatric related subject



  • Clinical Educator
  • Postgraduate training in paediatric specialist areas



  • Experience of working with children with complex conditions
  • Working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience of Audit
  • Supervisory experience


  • Previous experience of working as a Band 6 paediatric physiotherapist
  • Previous experience of working in community paediatric physiotherapy
  • NHS Experience
  • Experience of service development and standard setting



  • Specialist knowledge of community Paediatric Physiotherapy
  • Evidence based practice
  • Understanding of safeguarding within paediatrics


  • Understanding local and national priorities



  • Ability to plan, organise, delegate and prioritise own work
  • Ability to manage and respond to change
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible and forward thinking

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Children's Therapy Centre, Kings Mill Hospital


NG17 4JL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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