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Children's Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 449-CS971-2

Solent NHS Trust
Children's Therapy
South West Hampshire
£25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

At Solent NHS Trust, our approach to delivering children’s therapy services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our HEART values and our passion for delivering high quality care.

Our Children's Therapy Team are looking for an innovative and pro-active Children's Physiotherapist who would like to develop their clinical skills in this rewarding and fun role.

You will be working in an integrated children’s therapy service which consists of Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, therapy assistants and administration staff. As part of a multi-disciplinary and multiagency team, you will provide services for children with developmental delay, neurological and neuromuscular pathologies. You will gain experience across various settings; particularly in special and mainstream schools, community clinics and home visits.

We are an innovative service and run discipline specific training days across Solent to share best practice and clinical expertise.

You would need to have good organisational and communication skills, problem solving skills and be able to quickly gain a good rapport with people from a range of backgrounds. Collaborative working with a range of professionals is an important part of this post. It is essential you can work as part of a team.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across the locality of SW Hampshire including the Winchester area.

Our service runs Monday to Friday so you will not have to work weekends or evenings, and we will provide all the training you need to feel confident to specialise in this brilliant and rewarding role in Paediatrics.

The essential qualities we are looking for in our Physiotherapy applicants are:

  • BSc/Diploma in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • HCPC Registration
  • Car driver/owner

Our service runs Monday to Friday so you will not have to work weekends or evenings, and we will provide all the training you need to feel confident to specialise in this brilliant and rewarding role in Paediatrics.

If our Physiotherapist role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we’d love to hear from you.

Please contact Specialist Physiotherapist Anna Owens for an informal chat about the role on 07393005882.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

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.

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