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Band 8a Clinical Therapy Lead - Children's Physiotherapy - Therapies

Job Reference: 290-AT-105

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
London - Trustwide
£46,897 - £54,983 pa inc


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Following our recent therapy restructure we have an exciting opportunity within our Children’s Physiotherapy Service, which provides physiotherapy across acute and community settings. We are looking for a physiotherapist with broad experience in children’s services to lead the team. You will be responsible for managing and developing the service, promoting a learning culture and demonstrating leadership and innovation.

The children’s physiotherapy team supports acute services based at St Mary’s Hospital, including Paediatric Critical Care, Major Trauma, Infectious Diseases and Haematology; GP direct access for paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapy; Neonatal services across St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospital sites; and are contracted by CLCH to provide community physiotherapy for the Child Development Service. This post supports the out of hours paediatric physiotherapy service which operates 5/7 working.

You will ensure that children and young people receive a first rate, needs led Physiotherapy Service. Overseeing the department's management and development, you will take responsibility for an existing committed team which includes Clinical Specialists for Musculoskeletal and Child Development Services, specialist physiotherapists, rotational physiotherapists and therapy assistants.

The service has a reputation for

    • attracting, retaining and developing enthusiastic physiotherapists
    • continually developing the service
    • excellent multi-disciplinary work

If you have clinical expertise within children’s physiotherapy, want to maintain a clinical caseload, have experience of leading and managing a service, are innovative with enthusiasm for development, and an ability to think creatively, this could be your next opportunity.

Closing Date: 25/2/18

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rebecca Biggs, Clinical Service Lead: Children’s Therapies on 020 3312 6281

At our Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values – expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career. Our staff include RCN Nurse of the year and Rising star.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work or car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. To support you working across sites we provide the staff hopper which is a free minibus service.

All of our hospitals are located near quick transport access to Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End, and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants – ideal for team socials!

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) and one of the largest Trusts in the country. Our mission is to provide world class healthcare for our patients, through excellence in research, education and training.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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