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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2020.

Advanced Physiotherapist - Neurosciences

Job Reference: 284-19-DMPR-1597A

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Physiotherapy
Location:
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

For most roles flexible working may be considered, we would encuorage you to speak to the recruiting manager about this.


Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapist - Band 7

Neurosciences

£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata

Full time, 37.5 (1.0 WTE)

 

Birmingham Children’s Hospital has a reputation as a centre of excellence providing high quality paediatric care to the local, regional and national population.

 

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic physiotherapists to join our neurosciences team which is lead by a Principal Physiotherapist and includes advanced, senior, junior and assistant physiotherapists. You must have proven paediatric neurological expertise preferably at Band 7 level, exhibit leadership qualities and have an interest in teaching.

 

The post offers the opportunity to work within a tertiary major trauma setting and requires the therapist to assess, treat and manage a varied caseload of children with acute, chronic and complex neurological disorders. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop skills whilst working in specialist clinics, work with children and young people with Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Neuromuscular disorders and Epilepsy.

 

There will be an expectation that the post holders will show an interest and participate in service development, audit and research. You will need to demonstrate strong interpersonal & communication skills to work effectively within the multi displinary team.

 

Supervison and teaching of rotational Band 6, Band 5 and assistant staff is an essential part of the role. In addition you will particpate in a comprehensive in-service training programme and individual performance review scheme. The successful candidates will also be required to participate in the emergency out of hours respiratory rota.

 

For further information please contact Liz Wright, Principal Physiotherapist Neurosciences Team or Rekel Kerr Head of Physiotherapy and Orthotics on 0121 333 9480.

 

The closing date for completed applications is 6th January 2020

 

Interviews to take place week commencing 3rd February 2020




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or working with adults.

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Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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