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Paediatric Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 347-1689685

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
£37,570-£43,772 pa, pr

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Paediatric Physiotherapist




37.5 hours

Band 7


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Physiotherapist to join the paediatric service at Ormskirk District General Hospital. As a highly autonomous practitioner, the post holder will provide an efficient and high quality physiotherapy service across specialist areas, provide education and training and liaise with colleagues across therapy services and the multi-disciplinary team.

Service areas cover the children’s unit inclusive of the children’s ward, high dependency and accident and emergency department in addition to both neonatal and maternity & gynaecology units. You will have a specialist role in delivery of cystic fibrosis clinics and also outreach to cystic fibrosis patients in the West Lancashire community. The successful applicant will also provide a specialist role in paediatric secondary care MSK clinics.

The post holder will be supported by the broader orthopaedic therapy team in terms of peer support and co-location.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly to cross-cover all clinical areas ensuring quality patient care. This post supports the weekend working agenda and will include participation in both weekend day and on-call rotas.

Advertising date: 16th May 2019

Closing date: 31st May 2019

Interview date: 12th June 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further detail please contact Nicola Ivanovic Head of Therapy and Rehabilitation Services 01704 704147 or Joanne Russell Team Leader 01704 704147

Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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