Bank Paediatric Physiotherapist
An exciting opportunity has become available within the Children's Physiotherapy Team based in North Cumbria to carry out bank work for team.
We are looking for a skilled Childrens physiotherapist to take on this fantastic opportunity, working closely alongside physiotherapy colleagues in the team and countywide, as well as other specialists working with the children and families you will support (Speech and Language Therapists, Childrens Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Paediatricians etc.)
Main duties of the job
Working on the bank within the Trust covering areas within North Cumbria.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in the beautiful county of Cumbria, with quick access to the beautiful Lake District, the Cumbrian west coast, and the City of Carlisle which has good rail links to Scotland, Newcastle and across the country.
We invite applications from individuals who demonstrate a passion for service improvement, development of self and others, and have the ability to lead with enthusiasm and energy.
The successful applicant will be a key player in working alongside specialist colleagues around the county, working collaboratively with partner agencies to develop effective and responsive services to children and their families.
If successful, you will be required to travel independently, as the role includes visiting children in clinics, at home and in the school or nursery setting, as well as to NHS bases around Cumbria to attend meetings and training or development.
The post involves assessing and providing advice and intervention for children and young people aged 0-19 years with a variety of developmental conditions.
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
Job description Job responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
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The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:
Standard Check: £18 + Administration cost of £3.85 = £21.85. Deducted at £6.85 from 1st month salary and £5 deducted from salary over following 3 months.
Enhanced Check: £38 + administration cost of £3.90 = £41.90. Deducted at £11.90 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 3 months.
As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availability
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- State registration
- Degree or equivalent in PT
- Full UK driving licence
- Computer Literate
- Broad knowledge of a range of paediatric treatment techniques o
- Some knowledge of the appropriate legislation relating to children
- Knowledge of current NHS trends which influence service provision
- Post qualification training in paediatric therapy or techniques.
Skills and Aptitude Essential
- Organisational skills demonstrated for example by the involvement in a particular project
- Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Competence in therapeutic handling.
- Presentation skills
- oCaseload management skills - especially identifying priorities and meeting deadlines.
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