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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/05/2022.

Specialist Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 449-CS1113

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Childrens Therapies
Location:
North Hampshire
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 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

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic physiotherapist to join our integrated children’s therapy service as a Band 6 physiotherapist for the North Hampshire Children’s Therapy Service. The role would suit an experienced band 5 or 6 paediatric physiotherapist looking to work with children and young people within the community. A progression post will also be considered for the right candidate to further develop their skills into this 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 neurodevelopmental concerns experiencing a wide range of pathologies. The Children’s Therapy service in the north of Hampshire is based over two sites, Aldershot Centre for Health and Adelphi House in Basingstoke. You will work across various settings including community clinics, special and mainstream schools, preschools and home visits.

We are an experienced and supportive team that has excellent working relationships with early years, schools, health and social care colleagues allowing us to share our expertise more widely and create innovative ways of working together to better meet the needs of the child and their family / carers. We greatly value our staff and can support you to develop your skills by offering:

  • A friendly and supportive network of colleagues
  • Clinical supervision and joint working opportunities
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Discipline specific training days across Solent to share best practice and clinical expertise

 

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. Solent was recently awarded a ‘Good’ in four domains and an ‘Outstanding’ in the caring domain, which is something we are really proud about. As a valued member of Solent NHS Trust, we’ll offer you a competitive salary, NHS pension, ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions.

 

If you are interested in working within our team, we’d love to hear from you. If you’d like to find out more or arrange an informal visit please contact Clinical Team Co-ordinator Anouska Cooper on 078 2552 2400 Tuesday to Fridays for an informal chat about the role.

Applicants must have access to a vehicle for work and possession of a full driving license is essential.

 

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.

Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.




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.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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