Children's Specialist Physiotherapist

£30,401 - £37,267
Town/City Southampton SO16 4XE
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Job reference 449-CS697
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Solent NHS Trust

Other benefits

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Vacancy details

At Solent NHS Trust, our approach to delivering children’s therapy services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our HEART values and our passion for delivering high quality care.

Solent was recently awarded a ‘Good’ in four domains and an ‘Outstanding’ in the caring domain which is something we are really proud about.

South West Hampshire Children's therapy team are looking for an innovative and pro-active Band 6 Children's Physiotherapist to join our friendly team, fixed term x 1 year.

You will be working in an integrated Children’s therapy service which consists of Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Therapy Assistants and administration staff. As part of a multi-disciplinary and multiagency team, you will provide services for children with neurodevelopmental concerns experiencing a wide range of pathologies. You will assess and treat children with neurological conditions across various settings including community clinics, special and mainstream schools, colleges, preschools and home visits. You will be expected to clinically supervise and support more junior therapists in the team and run assessment clinics.

You would need to have excellent organisational and communication skills, problem solving skills and be able to quickly gain a good rapport with people from a range of backgrounds. Collaborative working with a range of professionals is an important part of this post. It is essential you can work as part of a team and use your own initiative for lone working.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across the locality of SW Hampshire and manage their own designated caseload.

The essential qualities we are looking for in our Physiotherapy applicants are:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/Diploma in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • HCPC Registration
  • Car driver/owner

We are an innovative service and run discipline specific training days across Solent to share best practice and clinical expertise. We offer CPD support and in-service training.

As a valued member of Solent NHS Trust, we’ll offer you a competitive salary, NHS pension, ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions.

If our Physiotherapist role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we’d love to hear from you.

Please contact Clinical team Coordinator and Physiotherapist Kathryn Robinson for an informal chat about the role on 07770555954.

This vacancy is for 22.5 hours per week.

How to apply

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