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Senior Physiotherapist

Job Description

Senior Physiotherapist in Respiratory Medicine

(with special services to the Cystic Fibrosis Service)

Fixed-term (3 years)

Specialist paediatric respiratory skills, with particular knowledge of Cystic Fibrosis, are essential for this senior post within the Cardio-Respiratory Unit. The Cardio-Respiratory Physiotherapy team covers CICU/Cardiothoracics, PICU, NICU, CF, ENT and Surgery. This post is part of an existing physiotherapy service, consisting of a Band 8 clinical specialist, 3 Band 7 Senior physiotherapists, 2 Band 6 Rotational Physiotherapists and a Band 4 Physiotherapy Assistant..

You will be working very closely with other members of the CF multidisciplinary team and physiotherapy colleagues and will lead the outreach physiotherapy service. Good communication skills, team working and the ability to work flexibly across multiple areas are essential for this post.

Great Ormond Street Hospital is located in central London close to Covent Garden and Oxford Street. The Trust values all their staff and has been awarded the Improving Working Lives Practice Plus standard. There is support for research activity and your CPD through provision of study leave and funding. There are also generous staff benefits available, including subsidised accommodation.

For further information about this post or to arrange an informal visit please contact Louisa Hill, Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist in CF via email at ( Email address removed ) or Catherine Dunne, Joint Head of Physiotherapy via email at ( Email address removed )

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.

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