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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/01/2020.

Band 6 Senior Paed Physiotherapist

Job Reference: 779-RS-2218636

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Ham, Richmond
£30,401 to £37,267 pro-rata

Who we are

At HRCH, we only want to provide the type of outstanding care that we would recommend to our family and friends.

We provide community healthcare and urgent treatment services for over 515,000 people living across the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond-Upon-Thames.

In the latest NHS Staff Survey results for community trusts, we had the highest percentage of staff in the country who felt their role made a difference to patients. We also had top scores for satisfaction with the quality of care staff can deliver.

In 2018 we were named ‘Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction’ by the Nursing Times and won the HSJ Workforce Award.

Our job is all about people and we believe that staff who feel valued and supported deliver better outcomes for our patients, so we invest in our people and their ideas.

With some of the best career development, staff wellbeing and flexible working opportunities around, you will be well looked after so that you can make a positive difference to the lives of people in our community.

We have an exciting opportunity for two Paediatric Physiotherapists to work with our integrated Community therapy team.

Two posts available

Post 1: Permanent (0.8 WTE)

Post 2: Short term contract of 18 months (0.9 WTE) covering a secondment

You will join an established team of Physiotherapists working in an integrated service with Children’s Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Community Paediatricians.

The post provides excellent opportunities to continue to develop your clinical and professional skills within the community setting in the Richmond Borough. The post holder will contribute to the development of the service and supervise both students and assistants working in the team.

We provide physiotherapy services to children aged 0-18 years with neuro-developmental, musculo-skeletal and developmental co-ordination disorders in pre-school, mainstream and special education settings. We use a variety of approaches including Bobath, Hydrotherapy and running interdisciplinary groups. The Children’s Therapy Team continually strives towards evidence based clinical practice and has comprehensive services to provide rapid access for children and families with short waiting times for assessment and treatment.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to work flexibly, and use their initiative to deliver a responsive and quality service. Applications will be considered from candidates who can offer the level of specialism we are looking for, and will need at least 1-2 years experience with this client group. Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team is also essential, and experience of service development is highly desirable.

You will be offered:
• Peer support from an experienced and friendly team
• Strong multi-professional team working
• Opportunities to develop specialist clinical skills in a variety of settings
• A strong commitment to CPD and clinical effectiveness
• A comprehensive supervision and appraisal structure

To discuss the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Monica Samuel on 020 8891 8147


For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Monica Samuel, Team lead, on 020 8891 8147 or

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be occasions where we have to close a vacancy once a sufficient amount of applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible.

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Please note that this post is subject to a 3 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust, this will not apply.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of key documents such as Passports, Driving Licenses etc. It is a condition of appointment that all prospective employees of HRCH have their original documents verified using this technology.

Hounslow & Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.


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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