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Highly Specialised Physiotherapist – Special Schools

Job Reference: 200-CWQMM-1898320-ND

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£44,347- £50,549 pa Incl

Hours: Full-time, Term-time only considered

We have 2 exciting new split posts to work as a Highly Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapists within the paediatric Multi-Disciplinary Teams based at Greenmead School and St George’s Hospital. The therapists will provide a high standard of physiotherapy assessment, treatment, advice and continuity to early years and school age children and their families with complex multiple disabilities and needs. Both posts will involve holding a caseload of children who attend Greenmead, together with a community based caseload with either a school or early years focus.

Post 1 = 0.6 WTE Greenmead Special School

0.4 WTE Community-School focus

Post 2 = 0.4 WTE Greenmead Special School

0.4 WTE Community- Early Years focus.

Term Time Only will be considered.

You will need to have:

  • Experience of working with children with complex needs
  • Experience of working in specialist schools & nurseries with children with physical and complex needs.
  • Knowledge of assessment and intervention approaches for children with complex needs
  • Knowledge and experience of specialist equipment and its prescription
  • The ability to work closely and effectively with the Multi-Disciplinary Team based at Greenmead and the community physiotherapy team based at St George's as well as school staff, parents and others in order to support early years and school age children with complex multiple disabilities and needs.
  • The ability to devise, implement and review therapy plans
  • Knowledge of current intervention policies, practice and national drivers including the EHCP process
  • The ability to support and supervise students, junior staff and others
  • The ability to work autonomously, flexibly and under sometimes challenging conditions
  • Enthusiasm, imagination and initiative

Interview date: W/C 30-September-2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Barbara Coward. Tel: 0208 789 1466 ex 207


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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.

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