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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/04/2021.

Band 6 Community Physiotherapist

Job Reference: J11-B6-PYSP00-SRFT

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Children’s Acute and ongoing Needs Service – Children’s Physiotherapy
Agenda For Change (AFC)



Job Title and Grade: Paediatric Physiotherapist Community

Location/Trust: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Callaghan House

Department Covered: Children’s Acute and ongoing Needs Service – Children’s Physiotherapy

Placement Ref/ID: 35662 35661 35660

The Role:

Physio? Don’t stretch yourself…join the bank for flexibility in how you work.

Would you like to be part of a team that has a real supportive and inclusive ethos and sense of community, in a Trust rated ‘Outstanding’ in a recent CQC report, working in a location with all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have long term placement opportunities available for Paediatric Physiotherapist available at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust .


The paediatric physiotherapy department works with children from 0-19years in clinics, nurseries, mainstream and special schools working with children who have a variety of conditions including children with musculoskeletal problems and neurological impairments. Some of the children have complex health care needs.


To work as an autonomous practitioner and be professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of your own work including the management of patients in your care in accordance with trust and professional guidelines. To ensure a high standard of clinical care for the patients with appropriate support from senior physiotherapists.


The post holder will perform patient assessments to determine a clinical judgement of the patient’s condition/needs in order that an individualised treatment programme can be developed, implemented, evaluated and modified, ensuring appropriate pathways of care and communication via liaison and referral to other agencies as required.


Role Summary:

  • Predominantly, this post will provide physiotherapy assessment and management of children with musculoskeletal and preschool developmental conditions to parents/carers, other health care professionals, GPs and consultants.
  • Additionally, there may be opportunity to provide the assessment, management and treatment of children presenting with complex neurological conditions and genetic conditions to the paediatric physiotherapy service.
  • This post will provide paediatric physiotherapy within the Acute and Ongoing Needs and the SEND pathway of the CAON service.
  • To educate and train other health care professionals, parents/carers and the wider multi-agency team.
  • To assess, manage and treat children with musculoskeletal conditions, developmental delay and neurodisabilities.
  • To see children in a variety of locations to include clinics, nurseries, schools and in the home setting.



Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has an enviable reputation, great supportive team with a family feel. Based in the heart of the Hospitals main site, the post holder here will be pivotal in providing the best level of quality care to varying departments and their patients needs.

Excellent transport links mean their location is commutable from Manchester.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 0144 290 2016.
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Warris Ali, Recruitment Consultant on 0144 290 2016 or

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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