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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/09/2021.

Children's Physiotherapist (Two Posts)

Job Reference: 833-RK-CS-489-21

(CS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Reginald Centre & Wortley Beck HC
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum (pro-rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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We currently have a permanent full-time post and a 0.8 WTE one year fixed term post available.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Leeds Community Healthcare for an enthusiastic and motivated Children's Physiotherapist to join our friendly, dynamic and forward-thinking service.

The team delivers services to children 0-19 years with complex needs and long-term neuro/neurodevelopmental conditions. Children and families can normally access the service in a variety of venues including health centres, schools, nurseries, Children's Centres and their homes. You will work as part of a dynamic MDT across our 3 bases to develop in this specialist clinical area, as well as working with outside organisations such as Education and the Local Authority.

We offer a comprehensive induction, ongoing clinical and managerial support from experienced specialist staff, regular in-house training, as well as opportunities for involvement in service development.

Successful applicants must have experience working with children with neurological and neuro-developmental conditions and be keen to continue developing their own clinical and professional skills. Physiotherapists in our team use different consultation approaches such as digital, face to face, and specialist treatment interventions to support our families. Excellent communication and team working skills are essential with applicants demonstrating the ability to handle complex, and often challenging conversations. You will be able to prioritise your clinical work and other responsibilities whilst also identifying and engaging in key workstreams to develop the service further. The successful applicant will also be expected to take an active role in the supervision of students and junior staff and support innovative working practices within ICAN.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within our supportive team and for physiotherapists to develop skills in this specialist area.

If you feel like we're the place for you, why not click that apply button?

*Please can candidates who do not currently reside in the UK review any visa and travel requirements prior to submitting an application*

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

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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