Specialist Lead Physiotherapist

£33,222 - £43,041
Town/City Workington CA14 4HA
Payment type Pro rata
Region North West
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Part-time
Job reference 262-A-18-46433
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

Childcare Vouchers

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

As a result of an exciting service development we are looking for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to join the Specialist Community Learning Disability Team in the west of Cumbria. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to develop the Physiotherapy service for the clients we work with.

 The Learning Disabilities Service in Cumbria is a supportive multi-disciplinary team who are committed to using a person-centered approach to promote a good quality of life for adults with learning disabilities.  We are an experienced, consistent team who have positive working relationships with clients, carers, families and members of the wider multi agency team.

 You will work with adults with learning disabilities, their families and carers providing appropriate specialist assessments and interventions, training and provision of equipment where necessary. You will utilise your skills and experience to grow the service in west Cumbria.

 You will be enthusiastic, creative and flexible, able to work independently and have excellent communication skills.  You must have Senior Experience working with complex patients from; community, Paediatric, neurology or learning disability areas of specialism. Knowledge of postural care is an advantage but training can be provided in post. You will be supported by experienced Specialist Physiotherapists within the county.

 For more information, please contact Kirstie Smith, Lead Specialist Physiotherapist on 01228 603189 or Susan Skirrow, Team Lead 01900 705825.

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

Please apply via NHS Jobs using reference number 262-A-18-46433



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