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Paediatric Physiotherapist

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Paediatric physiotherapy
NHS AfC: Band 7
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£37,570-£43,772 pa, pr
31/05/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Paediatric Physiotherapist




37.5 hours

Band 7


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Physiotherapist to join the paediatric service at Ormskirk District General Hospital. As a highly autonomous practitioner, the post holder will provide an efficient and high quality physiotherapy service across specialist areas, provide education and training and liaise with colleagues across therapy services and the multi-disciplinary team.

Service areas cover the children’s unit inclusive of the children’s ward, high dependency and accident and emergency department in addition to both neonatal and maternity & gynaecology units. You will have a specialist role in delivery of cystic fibrosis clinics and also outreach to cystic fibrosis patients in the West Lancashire community. The successful applicant will also provide a specialist role in paediatric secondary care MSK clinics.

The post holder will be supported by the broader orthopaedic therapy team in terms of peer support and co-location.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly to cross-cover all clinical areas ensuring quality patient care. This post supports the weekend working agenda and will include participation in both weekend day and on-call rotas.

Advertising date: 16th May 2019

Closing date: 31st May 2019

Interview date: 10th June 2019

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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

For further detail please contact Nicola Ivanovic Head of Therapy and Rehabilitation Services 01704 704147 or Joanne Russell Team Leader 01704 704147