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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/08/2020.

Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 328-UE-2492735

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The James Cook Univeristy Hospital, Middlesbrough
£31,365 - £37,890 Agenda For Change Payscale

*Internal applicants only need apply*

South Tees paediatric therapies team are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated band 6 Physiotherapist to work across community and acute paediatrics at The James Cook University Hospital (JCUH) and surrounding area.

You will spend 3 days with the acute team covering paediatric wards, we are a regional CF centre, corrective scoliosis surgery, level 2 HDU service alongside Postnatal and Neonatal service and 2 days within community paediatrics based at West Acklam Centre covering babies, children and young people. The Paediatric Physiotherapy Service provides specialist clinical advice, assessment, treatment and health promotion development to babies, children and young people throughout early years, school years to the transition to adult services.

You will need to have well developed organisational skills with a flexible approach to the role. You must be an HCPC registered physiotherapist with a wide range of postgraduate experience within the NHS, this is an opportunity to develop specialist skills within paediatrics covering both acute and community .

You will need to have an awareness of the SEND process and the responsibility of the physiotherapist for report writing for EHCP.


For further details / informal visits contact:

If you require any further information regarding the position please contact Susanna Averell, Service Lead Paediatric Therapies on 01642 944506 or Liz McLachlan at JCUH.

Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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