Clinical Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

Salary Competitive
Town/City Cardiff CF14 5DX
Payment type Unspecified
Region Wales
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Cerebral Palsy Cymru
Workplace Cerebral Palsy Cymru

Other benefits

Cerebral Palsy Cymru recognises that being a rewarding place to work means more than just a job. Our benefits and the rewards that we offer our team reflect this.

  • Work-life balance is important to us and so we offer 28 days annual leave per annum, which increases with 5 and then 10 years’ continuous service.
  • Employees are able to opt into our company pension scheme with 5% employer contributions (when matched by the employee) and access to the NHS pension scheme for those eligible
  • We have extended maternity pay, and other family-friendly leave initiatives including paternity leave, parental leave, and adoption leave.
  • We have a number of well-being initiatives across the staff team and encourage employees to take a ‘well-being hour’ each week.
  • We support employees who want to request flexible working hours.
  • We have generous sick pay policies.
  • We can offer hybrid working opportunities for roles where part home working is possible.
  • We have car and secure bicycle parking on site.
  • We have staff development opportunities and have previously funded study opportunities for staff across all teams.

Vacancy details

Our therapy team is expanding, and we are looking for paediatric therapists with an interest in neurodisability to join our growing team. Are you a highly motivated individual looking to develop your clinical reasoning and clinical skills to expert level?

This is an exciting opportunity for a Paediatric Physiotherapist to join Cerebral Palsy Cymru's dynamic transdisciplinary therapy team. We’re looking for therapists with a paediatric background and an interest in neurodisability. Our team of Bobath trained therapists work with babies and children with cerebral palsy from birth through childhood. This is a therapy focused role where you would be working with therapy colleagues from PT, OT and SLT disciplines as well as the wider Cerebral Palsy Cymru team to help us achieve our mission to improve the quality of life of all children in Wales living with cerebral palsy.

You have either completed the foundation Bobath course or would be willing to undertake this training as part of the role. We prioritise early intervention and our Better Start Better Future Service has been developed for children up to 2.5 years of age. You might have an interest in early intervention, as well as other special interests from within your profession (for example: Early mobility, dysphagia, AAC, Independent Living Skills or children of specific ages or classifications).

Our therapy week runs from Tuesday – Friday and we are recruiting for a number of therapy posts at either 0.6, 0.8 or 1.0 FTE depending on your availability and interest. Please note that while some colleagues are able to work remotely, therapy is primarily delivered in person from our Childrens Centre in Llanishen, Cardiff and this would be your normal place of work. You may also be required to work at other venues across Wales.

We are a highly flexible and adaptive team so are interested in applications from anyone who is keen to work in this area and go the extra mile for children, families and the Centre. The roles available would be suitable for therapists working at a Band 7 or higher level of experience but we would also be interested in hearing from therapists working at Band 6 level who are interested in taking a step up to specialise in neurodisability or who are specifically interested in working within the Bobath Clinical Reasoning Framework.

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How to apply

To apply, please read the job pack and then download and complete an application form from our website:…

Send your completed application form to Kate Boddington:

Closing date: 26 August 2022 at 5pm

Interview dates: 8 and 9 September 2022

If you have any questions about the role or want to speak to a member of the team for an informal chat about the post, please contact Cerebral Palsy Cymru on 02920 522600 or email Kate Boddington as above.

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