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Paediatric Physiotherapy Associate Practitioner

Job Reference: 337-NP-2484SQ-A

Employer:
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Paediatric Physiotherapy
Location:
Chalkhill Primary Care Centre, Wembley
Salary:
£24,811 - £27,483 pa Incl of HCAS

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.


Paediatric Paediatric Physiotherapy Associate Practitioner

Banding: 4

Hours: 37.5 hours per week/Term Time only hours considered

Do you have an interest in working in children’s services as an Associate Practitioner in Paediatric Physiotherapy?

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated Paediatric Physiotherapy Associate practitioner to join our friendly paediatric physiotherapy team delivering physiotherapy services to children with special educational needs in mainstream and special schools, nurseries and the community. The team is part of an integrated Paediatric Therapy Service and offers a multi-disciplinary, family centred rehabilitation service to children with a variety of complex needs.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver an effective and competent level of support to clinical and school staff to enable the delivery of physiotherapy to children and young people aged 4-19 years with complex health needs in a variety of community settings.

The work is varied and requires the applicant to have a flexible approach and to be able to promote good customer service and effective working relationships.

Support is available through;

  • Peer support from an experienced and friendly team
  • Multi-professional team working
  • Opportunities to develop specialist clinical skills
  • A strong commitment to CPD and clinical effectiveness
  • A comprehensive supervision and appraisal structure
  • The opportunity to help create innovative service designs and support management in service development and the wider paediatric therapy service.

 

 

 

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information contact: Sarah Leer, Lead for Paediatric Physiotherapy:

by email :sarah.leer@nhs.net or telephone 020 8736 7119




The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote the wellbeing and safety of all our patients and carers by acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately, according to the standards determined by our policy and procedures. All posts working with vulnerable groups will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check upon appointment and staff will need to give their consent for the Trust to receive regular updates on their criminal records status throughout their employment.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted

Our employment checking processes require that all shortlisted applicants provide the contact details of their current HR Department. If shortlisted you will be sent an email reminder to present the contact details of your HR Department at the interview.

Please note the Trust uses identity checking software for verifying the authenticity of identity documents provided by candidates.

Please note, as per updated UKVI guidelines, from April 2017 candidates appointed to any role that we are able to request sponsorship for a Tier 2 (general) visa will be required to provide an overseas criminal record certificate for themselves and any adult dependents from each country that they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Further information on obtaining the criminal record check for time spent abroad can be found on the gov.uk website.


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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