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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2021.

Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist (Community & Special Sc

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5692-A

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Birches Polyclinic, London
£43,712 - £49,325 PA inc. HCAS

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster and Hertfordshire - Watford, St Albans, Potters Bar, Hemel Hempstead, Harpenden.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Highly Specialised Paediatric Physiotherapist (Community & Special School)

We are looking for a positive, dynamic, self-motivated Paediatric Physiotherapist with extensive experience of working with children across the spectrum of needs and a proven track record for delivering outstanding care in clinic, community and special schools settings; to join the Community Health Service in Merton. You will provide a service that is responsive, high quality, value for money and meets our contractual obligations including service development.

Your role will be to provide assessment, advice and treatment to children with a range of neurological, neurodevelopmental and coordination disorders; including complex medical needs. The role will include diverse work within local clinics, mainstream schools and nurseries, patient’s homes and in our Special Schools.

You will work closely with established multi-professional teams within Merton Community Services and with outside services to deliver paediatric physiotherapy advice and treatment meeting the needs of children and young people across Merton. You will have had extensive experience of working with children in the community setting and special schools or similar. You should be able to evidence excellent team working, communication and IT skills and have a passion for continuous improvement.

You should have had experience of management, leadership and service development. The successful candidate must also have experience of supporting and developing junior members of staff, data analysis and clinic coordination.

We are committed to professional development and evidence based practice, offering regular in-service training and peer group / one to one supervision. Internal and external courses are supported. You will be required to have a minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a practitioner with appropriate transferable skills working with children, engagement in post graduate training and education in areas related to working with neuro developmental conditions is desirable. You should have experience of engaging in appraisal processes and be willing to further develop your clinical, managerial and leadership skills.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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.

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