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Bank Paediatric Physiotherapist
 
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Salary Details: £32,637- £35,025 (SCP 34-37)
Job Term: Bank post
Appointment Type: Casual hours contract. 3 posts available, term time only will be considered.
Hours: Casual as needed
Location: Moor Lane Chessington
Directorate: Prevention & Early Help

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bank Physiotherapist to work within the Community Paediatric Physiotherapy Service at the Moor Lane Centre in Chessington.

 

As a Bank Paediatric Physiotherapist for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for
  • Demonstrating responsibility for own practice and accountability for all aspects of Physiotherapy care delivered to children eligible for the service.
  • Providing assessment, treatment and individual care/treatment plans for a range of paediatric conditions, including for children with complex clinical, social and psychiatric needs, and monitor outcomes.
  • To analyse and understand the impact of health and care plans from other disciplines on the child and the Physiotherapy intervention, this includes interpreting medical, educational and psychological assessments.
  • Maintain a high standard of clinical practice by keeping up to date with research and clinical techniques, attending courses, and self-learning to ensure evidence-based practice.
  • Provide specialist advice to other health, social care, educational and voluntary sector services.

This is a fantastic role a lively and supportive team.

 

About us

We have been up and running for four years, and in that time we have established a reputation as one of the leading children’s services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education’s eight ‘Partners in Practice’, tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

 

About you

To be a Bank Paediatric Physiotherapist for Achieving for Children, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points

  • Have strong knowledge and experience working with children and young people with neurodevelopmental conditions, their families and other carers.
  • You should have good communication skills and be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team but also be comfortable with lone working.
  • Achieving for Children is an organisation which is passionate about delivering high-quality services that children and families need to live safe, happy, healthy and successful lives.
  • We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We aim to achieve excellence across all areas of service provision and we achieve this by investing in our staff. 

In return, we will offer you high-quality support and development opportunities. Our learning and development offer was highlighted as a key strength by the judging panel when they named us Social Work Employer of the Year in 2016.

 

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Candice Raymond, Lead Paediatric Physiotherapist on 07972 106078 or candice.raymond@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Benefits of working for Achieving for Children

As a social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. a range of excellent staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements, cycle to work scheme, annual season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, and discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres and much more.

 

The successful candidate will have access to;

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and schemes of support
  • A competitive and desirable retention package (to include a generous local government pension scheme)
  • Retention of continuous service benefits, for those moving from a local government post
  • A clear progression path when key qualification milestones are reached
  • Tools and models including Signs of Safety
  • Reflective supervision from an experienced management team

You will find out more about our organisation at https://www.achievingforchildren.org.uk  


How to apply

Before applying please refer to ensure you role profile meet  the essential criteria. You will then need to complete the online application, adding a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria outlined on the role profile. Some of our positions require CV only.

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. However, should you not declare an offence that is subsequently revealed, e.g. through the DBS check, then this may place your appointment in jeopardy.

Advert Closing Date: 27/08/2018

Provisional Interview Date(s) : 12/09/2018 & 13/09/2018


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