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Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 236-OCOM-P130-2019-A

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Physiotherapy
Oldham Care Organisation, Oldham
£30,401 - £37,267 pro rata

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) unites five local hospitals to deliver high quality care across the North East of Greater Manchester.

The Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites which make up four new Care Organisations – Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester, Oldham and Salford. Using our mantra of ‘Saving lives, Improving lives’, the aim is for our Care Organisations to work closely with the communities they serve to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which are trusted, connected and pioneering.

Our Care Organisations are designed to operate within our group arrangement of hospitals, community and healthcare services which bring together over 17,000 staff and the services of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Our size and geographical reach means we are creating an environment each individual will be inspired and empowered by to be the best they can be. This is a really exciting time to join our new team.

We are looking for applicants with experience in Children’s physiotherapy who are motivated to further develop their skills and knowledge in this area.

The Oldham Community Paediatric Physiotherapy team, worked collaboratively with Pennine MSK and the Musculoskeletal Research Group at Newcastle University to achieve the Best Practice Award 2018 from the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR). We are proud to have achieved this award and want to ensure that we maintain this standard of achievement by expanding the team with an experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist.

The Community Paediatric Physiotherapy team in Oldham is a well- established, friendly team consisting of experienced paediatric physiotherapists and senior physiotherapy assistants, supported by a team leader and clinical lead.

The team works in a variety of community settings, including; community clinics, special schools, nurseries and patient’s homes, and delivers physiotherapy assessment and treatment to children with a range of conditions, from children with anterior knee pain to those with complex needs. We are co-located with all the Children’s Therapy services and work alongside the Community Paediatric Service’s paediatricians and specialist nursery nurses.

This post offers the opportunity to work in a variety of community settings, managing a varied and challenging caseload.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, liaising with a wide range of healthcare professionals offering a holistic and integrated approach to ensure the best outcomes for children and their families

The role includes responsibility for supporting and developing junior staff, physiotherapy students and physiotherapy assistants.

You will have opportunities to develop experience and skills, ensuring continued professional development through clinical supervision, peer support, training opportunities, personal development reviews and support from senior staff.

In addition we can offer the successful candidate flexible hours within the 27 contracted hours across the working week.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Interviews are expected to take place on 18th December (subject to change).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Julie Battle – Team Leader Paediatric Physiotherapist

0161 63213500

If you are applying to work for Salford Royal it is important that you are aware of the following:

The Trust has four core values which are a focus for how our staff and volunteers work with each other and care for patients.

These shared values (patient and customer focus, continuous improvement. Accountability and respect) help us to work together to continuously improve the organisation and our staff.

As part of the recruitment process (application form and interview) you will be assessed to see if you meet the Trust Values

If you have a disability please ensure you read additional information for disabled applicants.

Please be advised that the Trust will not re-imburse any expenses incurred by candidates for attending interview.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply would require immigration sponsorship. You can self assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorhip for this post please visit the UKBA website.

Please note that if you are short listed for interview you will be contacted via email and it is important that you check your email regularly.

Service details will be requested electronically from the previous employer for applicants who have NHS service

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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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