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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/09/2020.

Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist in Neurodisability

Job Reference: 150-SF4741-CSS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Neurodisability
Chailey Clinical Services, North Chailey
£38,890-£44,503 per annum pro rata

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Fixed term or secondment opportunity to work at Chailey Clinical Services (November 2020–December 2021)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist to join our multidisciplinary team at Chailey Clinical Services.

This service provides advice, assessment and interventions for children and young adults with multiple and complex disabilities, focusing on improving functional ability, participation and quality of life.

Our Physiotherapy team provide input to outpatient clinics, Chailey Heritage School, residences, the Futures young adult service, and the Chailey Rehabilitation and Transition Service.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Physiotherapist to join our outpatient clinic team for a 14 month fixed term contract. This may be a secondment opportunity. This role will be primarily to work in the equipment-based clinics but may also involve working in some of the other clinics such as movement and orthopaedics. Substantial experience in postural management and managing children with complex disability is essential. Clinical leadership at Band 7 level would also be desirable.

We provide a full induction and in-service training programme.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Crombie

Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Physiotherapy Lead

01825 722112

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