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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2020.

Childrens Physiotherapy Assistant

Job Reference: 301-BK-20-89069

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Child Physio North
£18,813 - £20,795 pro-rata

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

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Band 3 Children’s Physiotherapy Assistant

Do you wish to pursue a career working in the Children’s Physiotherapy Service?

We are looking to recruit a Band 3 Physiotherapy Assistant who has experience of working with Children who have additional needs.

We can offer you a role within our team of experienced Children's Physiotherapists and Assistants all of who provide and continuously develop a high level of care and service improvement.

The post holder will be supported to effectively and efficiently manage a mixed caseload of Children, in a variety of settings under the supervision of a qualified Physiotherapist..

Children are seen in various community settings including clinics, schools and occasionally their homes. The post holder will need to be able to travel between locations.

The potholder will be based within the North Staffordshire and Stoke team but maybe required to support neighbouring Children’s Physiotherapy Services in the South Staffordshire and East Staffordshire Teams.

The post is full year and 33.75 hrs per week

We have an interesting and innovative programme of in service training which all staff actively participate in. The service also has links with and supports clinical placements for undergraduate students from Keele University .

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Moira Johnson ,Children’s Physiotherapy Team Lead on 07841 730 687 or Administration Office on 01782 427425. E mail

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MPFT is commited to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age,ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early

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