Childrens Specialist Physiotherapist

£33,222 - £43,041
Town/City Carlisle/Whitehaven CA2 7HE
Payment type Per annum
Region North West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 262-A-19-53390
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Workplace Cumbria

Other benefits

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK CPFT future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability

Vacancy details

Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust are currently looking for 2 Band 7 Specialist Children’s Physiotherapiststo work in a supportive integrated therapy team. We are seeking 2 enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible Paediatric Physiotherapists, with a strong interest in service development, to join our dynamic team to provide a community therapy service to children in North Cumbria aged 0-19 yrs.

You will need highly developed skills in time management and team working, including interpersonal skills. There will be the opportunity to develop a clinical specialism within the service, as well as holding your own general caseload to offer variety and maintain competencies. We are a very proactive and supportive team and we are excited to be able to offer the successful candidates opportunity to actively contribute to multi-professional training and take a lead role in service development within the team.

If you have a preference to which post you would like to be considered for please state in your supporting information.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.
  • The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

 Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as a one off payment or over 3months at £10 a month

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4 = deduction from salary as one off payment or £15 deduction from 1st months salary, £11 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

How to apply

The vacancy in Carlisle - CA2 7HE is for 30 hours per week

The vacancy in Whitehaven - CA28 8JG is for 37.5 hours per week

Please apply for both the Carlisle or Whitehaven post on NHS Jobs using the reference number:- 


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