Specialist Physiotherapist - Children's

Salary Competitive
Town/City Basingstoke GU11 1AY
Payment type Unspecified
Region South East Coast
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Job reference 449-CS846
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) - pro rata for part time
  • 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
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

Vacancy details

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our Integrated Children’s Therapy Service as a band 6 physiotherapist for the North Hampshire Children’s Therapy Service.

The role would suit an experienced band 5 or 6 paediatric physiotherapist looking to work with children and young people within the community. The successful candidate will be supported to further develop their skills in Paediatric Physiotherapy.

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. The Children’s Therapy Service in the north of Hampshire is based over two sites, Aldershot Centre for Health and Adelphi House in Basingstoke. You will work across various settings including community clinics, special and mainstream schools, preschools and children’s homes. The successful candidate will be based at Aldershot Centre for Health and will be required to work across the whole North Hampshire Locality as required.

We are an experienced and supportive team that has excellent working relationships with early years, schools, health and social care colleagues allowing us to share our expertise more widely and create innovative ways of working together to better meet the needs of the child and their family / carers. We greatly value our staff and can support you to develop your skills by offering:

  • A friendly and supportive network of colleagues

  • Clinical supervision and joint working opportunities

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Discipline specific training days across Solent to share best practice and clinical expertise

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. 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 you are interested in working within our team, we’d love to hear from you. If you’d like to find out more or arrange an informal visit please contact Clinical Team Co-ordinator, Lindsey Hopkinson (on 075 5755 8418 Mondays to Wednesdays) or Anouska Cooper (on 078 2552 2400 Thursdays or Fridays) or Sonja Cooper (on 077 2121 1901 on Thursdays or Fridays) for an informal chat about the role.

Applicants must have access to a vehicle for work and possession of a full driving license is essential.

How to apply

Please apply directly on the NHS jobs website.

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