Senior Physiotherapist – Paediatrics

£40,000 - £42,500
Town/City London SW5 0TU
Payment type Per annum
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference R1082059
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Bupa
Workplace Cromwell Hospital, Kensington

Other benefits

 Why Bupa?

 We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers. 

Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. As a Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist, you’ll be eligible for: 


  • Payment of Professional Registration fees
  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell
  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind
  • An enhanced pension plan, life insurance and income protection
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work
  • Discounted access to online gym sessions through Gympass
  • Various family friendly benefits
  • Free onsite massages as a recognition for your hard work
  • Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony

Vacancy details

R1082059 Senior Physiotherapist – Paediatrics

Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, London, SW5 0TU

Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday with some flexibility to accommodate earlier morning or later afternoon appointments to reflect the needs of the patient

£40,000 - £42,500 plus fantastic benefits


Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. 

 Our purpose has never been more important than during Covid-19. Our approach to keeping our people, customers, visitors and patients safe, is clinically-led and in line with public health guidance. We’ve implemented effective remote working/interviewing and safety measures across all our offices, care homes and clinical locations and we will continue to review our operating practices as the situation changes. 

At Bupa, you’ll have the freedom to develop new lines of care, with the flexibility and development opportunities to push your career further.  

 As a Therapist, you’ll be eager to continue learning and building skills while working with talented colleagues. 

 Role Overview: 

 We are recruiting for a Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist to provide client-centred and evidence-based assessments, treatment and discharge planning to a varied paediatric caseload of children. They have varied needs including diagnoses of an orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, developmental, and neurological nature and may occasionally include standard respiratory care.

Treating both inpatients and outpatients, this post also includes fitting of equipment for example crutches and braces as well as related staff training within your scope.

What you’ll do: 

  • Use reflective practise and clinical reasoning in undertaking specialist assessments in order to provide an individualised treatment programme for each child in your care.
  • Act as a resource of specialist advice for patients, clients and colleagues within the scope of your experience and knowledge and participate in the overall day to day management and development of the Therapy Department.
  • Provide a client-centred and evidence-based service to an inpatient and outpatient caseload which mostly consists of children with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions, but may also include neurodevelopmental, neurological or respiratory referrals.
  • Work flexibly during the week to accommodate before and after school appointments for patients, within reason. You will have an opportunity to participate in the ad-hoc paediatric weekend service.
  • Establish and maintain efficient communication within the multi-disciplinary team (both internal and external). This includes verbal, non-verbal or written communication, both in expression and active listening, to facilitate accurate comprehension of information.
  • Participate in the overall day to day management and development of the Therapy Department and your area of speciality to ensure an efficient and safe service for all.

What you’ll bring: 

 Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy

  • HCPC registration and CSP membership
  • Proven experience as a Paediatric Physiotherapist in the fields of orthopaedic, musculoskeletal, neurodevelopmental and neurological conditions
  • Experience of using standardised assessments and outcome measures in Paediatrics.
  • Familiarity in issuing and fitting of equipment
  • Good timekeeping but prepared to be flexible
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
  • Confidence and enthusiasm

Diversity and Inclusion 

 Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.  

 Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.  

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.  

This isn’t where you've been.   

This is where you're going.  

This is what we have belief in. 

How to apply

For further information about this Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist role, please contact Louise Griffiths, Senior Specialist Recruiter, on 07714 073 450 or

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