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Paediatric Physiotherapy Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 3

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Paediatric Physiotherapy Assistant
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time - 15 hours per week
Job ref
337-NP-1575TO
Site
Northwick Park Hospital, Chaucer Unit
Town
Harrow
Salary
£21,446 - £24,107 (pro-rata) per annum inclusive
Closing
19/10/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of working with children, to assist Physiotherapists in providing services to children and young people with special needs in a variety of settings in Harrow including schools, clinics, the hospital and hydrotherapy. You will assist in providing therapy activities and programmes for children aged 0-19 years You would be required to help with general administrative tasks, including monitoring stock levels ensuring adequate levels are maintained and in providing administrative support for therapists working with young people transitioning to adult services.

Good interpersonal skills are essential as you will liaise with clinicians, patients/carers and education staff on a daily basis.

You will need to be able to:-

  • work in a team setting
  • have excellent telephone/communication skills
  • good keyboard skills including knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • be flexible and adaptable
  • prioritise and organise your workload
  • demonstrate initiative

The department provides:

• Support from a strong multidisciplinary Paediatric Therapy team

• Access to in house and external training programmes

• Access to specialists in all clinical areas.

  •  Excellent support systems with personal appraisal, objectives and training plans designed to meet your specific needs/CPD requirements
  • Designated caseloads
  • Designated admin and planning time 

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Applicant requirements

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

Cheryl-Anne Martin, Principal Paediatric Physiotherapist on 020 8869 2519 or e-mail: cheryl-annemartin@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
02088695380