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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/04/2021.

Band 7 Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist: PICU/ Acute Paediatrics

Job Reference: 290-1472

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£45780 - £51393 Pa Inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work across a large Children’s Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and paediatric wards at Imperial College NHS Trust. The PICU (level 3 unit) doubled in size in 2019 to provide care to critically ill children with life threatening diseases and those suffering from acute trauma and the Trust drives best practice through collaboration with other health providers in north-west London.

We are seeking an experienced, innovative and highly skilled Band 7 Children’s Physiotherapist with a special interest in PICU and acute paediatrics. The post holder will work flexibly as part of the Children’s Physiotherapy team to provide a 7 day 24 hour patient-centred service to the PICU, High Dependency Unit, Paediatric Accident and Emergency, major trauma and paediatric wards. They will work alongside the two established Band 7 Acute Children’s Physiotherapists and health care practitioners that are highly regarded for their work in paediatric sepsis, critical care medicine, infectious diseases and haematology.

The post will give you the opportunity to develop your clinical and leadership skills with supervision and support from the Clinical Lead Physiotherapist and Clinical Specialist Children’s Physiotherapists. Excellent teamwork, communication skills and a passion for teaching are vital for this role as you will be responsible for the training and development of physiotherapy staff and will contribute to multi-disciplinary team training on PICU and the paediatric wards.

The post holder will work in a friendly environment as part of a large integrated acute and community team that provides high quality, family-centred care to children and young people across paediatric and neonatal inpatients, the Woodfield Child Development Service (CDS) and the musculoskeletal (MSK) service. The Children’s Therapies Service is committed to evidence based practice and professional development opportunities, weekly in-service training and service improvement projects are encouraged and well supported.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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