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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

Specialist Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 449-CS846

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Children's Therapy
Location:
Aldershot
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a. pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our Integrated Children’s Therapy Service as a band 6 physiotherapist for the North Hampshire Children’s Therapy Service.

The role would suit an experienced band 5 or 6 paediatric physiotherapist looking to work with children and young people within the community. The successful candidate will be supported to further develop their skills in Paediatric Physiotherapy.

You will be working in an Integrated Children’s Therapy Service which consists of Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Therapy Assistants and administration staff. As part of a multi-disciplinary and multiagency team, you will provide services for children with neurodevelopmental concerns experiencing a wide range of pathologies. The Children’s Therapy Service in the north of Hampshire is based over two sites, Aldershot Centre for Health and Adelphi House in Basingstoke. You will work across various settings including community clinics, special and mainstream schools, preschools and children’s homes. The successful candidate will be based at Aldershot Centre for Health and will be required to work across the whole North Hampshire Locality as required.

We are an experienced and supportive team that has excellent working relationships with early years, schools, health and social care colleagues allowing us to share our expertise more widely and create innovative ways of working together to better meet the needs of the child and their family / carers. We greatly value our staff and can support you to develop your skills by offering:

  • A friendly and supportive network of colleagues

  • Clinical supervision and joint working opportunities

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Discipline specific training days across Solent to share best practice and clinical expertise

At Solent NHS Trust, our approach to delivering children’s therapy services is innovative, refreshing and above all, caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our HEART values and our passion for delivering high quality care. Solent was recently awarded a ‘Good’ in four domains and an ‘Outstanding’ in the caring domain, which is something we are really proud about. As a valued member of Solent NHS Trust, we’ll offer you a competitive salary, NHS pension, ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions.

If you are interested in working within our team, we’d love to hear from you. If you’d like to find out more or arrange an informal visit please contact Clinical Team Co-ordinator, Lindsey Hopkinson (on 075 5755 8418 Mondays to Wednesdays) or Anouska Cooper (on 078 2552 2400 Thursdays or Fridays) or Sonja Cooper (on 077 2121 1901 on Thursdays or Fridays) for an informal chat about the role.

Applicants must have access to a vehicle for work and possession of a full driving license is essential.

 

 

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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