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Exercise & Physical Activity Therapist

Job Reference: 425-A-20-46517

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

This is an amazing opportunity for you to be an important part of an exciting new project at Sheffield Childrens Hospital called the Active Hospital Project funded by Public Health England.

We are looking for someone suitably qualified to develop and deliver practical exercise sessions on the wards or in outpatients with single patients or groups of children &young people and implement initiatives such as the 'daily mile’, PE sessions, and ‘active ward’ activities.

Also we need someone who will support the development and implementation of a working model that seeks to improve the physical activity, exercise tolerance and engagement of children & young people.

The post holder will be based in the Physiotherapy service and work alongside the project manager, professional leads, clinical teams and outside agencies such as schools and sports centres to support children & young people and their families to adopt more healthy and physical lifestyles.

If you have the training and skills to help deliver this project, you would like a new challenge and you have a passion for working with children & young people we would love to hear from you.

37.5 hours per week.

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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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