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Paediatric Physiotherapist Band 6

Job Description

For further information about the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, please click on the links on the right hand panel and you will be directed to the Trust's website.

Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust is the provider of a high quality Children’s Therapy Service. We provide specialist assessment and intervention for children within the Wakefield and Pontefract areas. We are seeking a skilled and highly motivated Physiotherapist to join our existing team of skilled children’s physiotherapists working within the neuro paediatric team.

We are a children’s service based within Pinderfields General Hospital and Pontefract General Infirmary Children’s Centres. The successful candidate will take on a neuro caseload of children between the ages of 0-19years. Assessment and intervention is completed in the most appropriate setting, school, home or at the Children’s Centre. The service offers in-reach onto the children’s ward at Pinderfields in Wakefield.

As a service we benefit from excellent links within the trust and local education. Facilities available to children’s therapists are excellent, including a sensory integration room, hydrotherapy pool, gym, serial casting clinic, therapy kitchen, wet play and splinting facilities.

The job is cross-site and the primary location may very depending on the needs of the service.

You will be HCPC registered, with excellent clinical reasoning, communication and organisational skills. Post qualification experience within Children’s Therapy is essential.

This post offers an excellent opportunity to practice as a Children’s Physiotherapist and further develop your “neuro” skills within an expanding, innovative and exciting service.

For further information please contact Vicki Greensmith on  ( Phone number removed )  or email on ( Email address removed )

To help you with your application for this job, please ensure you read the Information and Guidance for Applicants, Job Description and Person Specification. You will find these documents in the right hand panel of the job advert.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics.

For all Nursing posts (Band 1 and above, including Safety Support Workers and Healthcare Assistants) please note:
- We may require successful candidates to work rotational, 24 hour shift patterns.
- NHS Professionals are our current partner for managing and booking bank shifts within the Trust. To make things easier for you we will automatically register you onto the NHS Professionals booking system to enable you to work additional shifts,
unless you opt out of the process. We will provide you with further information regarding this during recruitment, and answer any questions you may have.

Thank you.

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