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Band 5 Paediatric physiotherapist

Job Reference: 074-5834

CSH Surrey
NW Physio
Jarvis Centre
£24,907 - £30,615 pro rata + HCA

CSH Surrey is Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children’s community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.

In June 2017 our services received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with ‘Outstanding’ for how caring our teams are.

We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.

If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!


Band 5 Paediatric Physiotherapist


30 hours (up to )


Based in South West Surrey


This post will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work within a supportive local team of enthusiastic and motivated therapists and assistants; and benefit from being part of the wider Surrey service with professional leadership and an impressive range of CPD opportunities.


Our service is for children aged 0-19 years, who have a variety of conditions, including Cerebral Palsy, neuromuscular conditions and children with complex needs.


Based in Farnham or Guildford you will be supported by experienced colleagues in this well established and settled team.


The majority of your clinical time will be working from health centres, children’s centres, mainstream and special schools, nurseries and patient’s homes within the surrounding area.


We follow best practice evidence and contribute to research to support the profession grow.


We are a forward looking, enthusiastic and supportive team of physiotherapists and assistants and we want to increase our team skill mix?


We firmly believe to deliver the best services for the children and their families we serve is achieved by providing effective and timely training and providing supportive structures for our therapists.


You will be supported by the following


  • Regular individualised supervision with your line manager (a more senior Physiotherapist)
  • A thorough induction period including training and shadowing of other therapists before taking on your own caseload.
  • A ‘buddy’ system. i.e. a peer to support you as you settle into your new role
  • Continual working as part of a team rather than in isolation


You will work as a member of our community team. This is a challenging and varied role. Day to day you will be carrying out assessments, writing reports, devising/teaching programmes, dealing with equipment and conducting therapy sessions (groups or individual) including hydrotherapy.


You may also be involved in delivering training to parents, teaching staff and other professionals and working alongside Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.



Children and Family Health Surrey is made up of three partnering organisations; CSH Surrey, First Community Health and Care, and Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Together, we provide one Surrey-wide community health service for children and young people from 0 to 19 years of age (up to 25 years for young adults with additional needs) and their families and carers.


Applicants must have HCPC registration to be considered for this post and have had experience of providing NHS provision in a clinical role.

Please check you meet specifications within the job description.

Applicants will need to be able to travel between sites across Surrey.

We look forward to receiving your application.


To find out more about the role please contact



Madeleine Meakin Clinical Team Lead Jarvis Centre, Stoughton Road, Guildford GU1 1JL

Mobile 07977 434299

Recruitment - Golden Hello

Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in two instalments: - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part- time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI National Insurance in the usual way.We don’t operate Golden Hellos for Band 7 or Band 8 posts, Bank posts or fixed term contracts.

Applicable to:

• Community Qualified Nurses,

• Community Hospital Qualified Nurse

• Paediatric Occupational Therapists

• Immunisation Team Nurses

• Paediatric Physio and Speech & Language Therapists

• Health Visitors located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• Speech and Language Therapists**

• Occupational Therapists**

*Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough

** For Surrey Downs Health and Care contract only

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 Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

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