Band 8a Clinical Therapy Lead - Children's Physiotherapy - Therapies

Band 8a

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Band 8a
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£46,897 - £54,983 pa inc
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Following our recent therapy restructure we have an exciting opportunity within our Children’s Physiotherapy Service, which provides physiotherapy across acute and community settings. We are looking for a physiotherapist with broad experience in children’s services to lead the team. You will be responsible for managing and developing the service, promoting a learning culture and demonstrating leadership and innovation.

The children’s physiotherapy team supports acute services based at St Mary’s Hospital, including Paediatric Critical Care, Major Trauma, Infectious Diseases and Haematology; GP direct access for paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapy; Neonatal services across St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospital sites; and are contracted by CLCH to provide community physiotherapy for the Child Development Service.  This post supports the out of hours paediatric physiotherapy service which operates 5/7 working.

You will ensure that children and young people receive a first rate, needs led Physiotherapy Service. Overseeing the department's management and development, you will take responsibility for an existing committed team which includes Clinical Specialists for Musculoskeletal and Child Development Services, specialist physiotherapists, rotational physiotherapists and therapy assistants.

The service has a reputation for

  • attracting, retaining and developing enthusiastic physiotherapists
  • continually developing the service
  • excellent multi-disciplinary work

If you have clinical expertise within children’s physiotherapy, want to maintain a clinical caseload, have experience of leading and managing a service, are innovative with enthusiasm for development, and an ability to think creatively, this could be your next opportunity.

Closing Date:    25/2/18

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rebecca Biggs, Clinical Service Lead: Children’s Therapies on 020 3312 6281

If you have problems applying, contact

0203 311 1485