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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/06/2019.

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Highly Specialist Community Respiratory Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 411-COMCAM-2019-05220

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
411 Physio School Liverpool (916524)
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

Please Note: Although NHS Jobs enables you to use the same application to apply for multiple roles within the NHS, unless you tailor your application to the specific role you are applying for with Alder Hey, and detail how you meet the criteria for this role and what you can offer to Alder Hey, you are unlikely to be successful in your application. Please also make sure that your Employment History is upto date and listed in the correct order. Starting with your current/most recent post and then working backwards.

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Alder Hey as an equal opportunities employer, aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. As black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in this area, we particularly welcome applications from members of our BME communities . All appointments will be made on merit.

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If you are passionate about caring for children age 0-19 yrs who have very complex neurodisabilitiesin the communitythen this is the post for you. This exciting post is based within a strong community physiotherapy structure working alongside neuro physiotherapy colleagues and is to work as a specialist respiratory physiotherapist ina varietycommunity settings. The successful candidate will work alongside a clinical specialist respiratory physio to provide respiratory care for complex neurodisability children across the Liverpool community area.The roleinvolves assessment and treatment, long term management and also the provision of a rapid response service when unwell at home. There is close integrated working with other services including respiratory consultants, community matrons, oxygen nurse and the wider community/ hospital MDT. There are excellent relationships with schools,nurseries etc Other parts of the post include thetraining of othersincluding parents,carers and other professionals.Instigating and measuring new interventions and a role in the north west tertiary complex respiratory clinics alongside our respiratory consultant which is one of the only MDT clinics of its kind in the UK. The post offers a lot of opportunities for support and development, including the requirement to attend further education to gain advanced practitioner assessment skills of other systems (E.g. ENT/gastro) and also non-medical prescribing. The community respiratory service is a lead for development within this clinical area and is only one of a handful in the UK for children. The service is involved in several research projects and a large innovation project involving a new modality development currently. The post holder will have the opportunity to be involved and eventually lead projects they wish to pursue, with the support to develop skills in these areas. If you are interested in this post we would really love to hear from you so feel free to call us on 01514382090 or email Wondering if you have the appropriate experience? Dont wonder just contact us and we will be happy to discuss this with you.

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Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to creating a well managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We actively promote equality and diversity and operate a Zero Tolerance policy to aggression, violence, bullying and harassment. We will make reasonable adjustments to ensure our recruitment and selection process and the Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.
Applications are welcome from anyone eligible to work in the UK.

Black, Chinese and Disabled individuals are under-represented in our total workforce, and males are under-represented in our nursing workforce. We actively encourage applicants from these groups.

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