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Senior Physiotherapist

Job Description

Specialist Physiotherapist in Spines/Orthopaedics

Due to an expansion in the spinal service at Great Ormond Street hospital, we are looking for a physiotherapist with established paediatric musculo-skeletal skills to join the Spinal and Orthopaedic multidisciplinary team. This post provides the opportunity to join an existing orthopaedic team and take a lead role in the assessment and treatment of paediatric patients presenting with spinal deformities in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

You will collaborate with colleagues in the spinal multidisciplinary team as well as the wider orthopaedic team, within GOSH and externally to plan, deliver and evaluate all aspects of the patient journey. Good communication skills and excellent team working abilities are essential for this post.

This is a unique opportunity to experience specialist services whilst being part of an established wider physiotherapy team.

For further information about this post or to arrange an informal visit please contact Deborah Jackson, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist via email ( Email address removed ) or on  ( Phone number removed )  ext. 5144.

Please be advised that:

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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