Senior Physiotherapist – Paediatrics

R1075204 Senior Physiotherapist – Paediatrics

Cromwell Hospital, Kensington, London, SW5 0TU

Permanent, full time, Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30 with some flexibility to accommodate earlier morning or later afternoon appointments to reflect the needs of the patient

£40,000 – £42,500 plus fantastic benefits

Closing date: 6th May 2021

Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Our purpose has never been more important than during Covid-19. Our approach to keeping our people, customers, visitors and patients safe, is clinically-led and in line with public health guidance. We’ve implemented effective remote working/interviewing and safety measures across all our offices, care homes and clinical locations and we will continue to review our operating practices as the situation changes.

At Bupa, you’ll have the freedom to develop new lines of care, with the flexibility and development opportunities to push your career further.

As a Therapist, you’ll be eager to continue learning and building skills while working with talented colleagues.

Role Overview:

We are recruiting for a Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist to provide client-centred and evidence-based assessments, treatment and discharge planning to a varied paediatric caseload, mostly musculoskeletal, neurological and developmental patients.

The caseload may include patients with respiratory or complex needs, and you will be responsible for equipment fitting, as well as ongoing staff training. You will receive referrals for both inpatients and outpatients from the ward, consultants and GPs as well as via other external routes.

This role requires you to be a competent and keen paediatric physiotherapist with the ability to undertake all aspects of your clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner and establish and maintain efficient communication within the MDT to ensure a holistic and complete duty of care.

What you’ll do:

  • Act as a resource of specialist advice for patients, clients and colleagues within the scope of your experience and knowledge and participate in the overall day to day management and development of the Therapy Department and your area of speciality to ensure an efficient and safe service for all.
  • Provide a client-centred and evidence-based service to an inpatient and outpatient caseload which mostly consists of children with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions, but may also include neurodevelopmental, neurological or respiratory referrals.
  • Work flexibly during the week to accommodate before and after school appointments for patients, within reason. You will have an opportunity to participate in the ad-hoc paediatric weekend service.
  • Establish and maintain efficient communication within the multi-disciplinary team (both internal and external). This includes verbal, non-verbal or written communication, both in expression and active listening, to facilitate accurate comprehension of information.
  • Practise as  an  autonomous  and  accountable  professional  using  reflective  practise  and  clinical reasoning  in  undertaking  specialist  assessment  in  order  to  provide  an  individualised  treatment programme for each patient.

 What you’ll bring:

  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • HCPC Registration
  • Proven experience in paediatric MSK and orthopaedics
  • Good timekeeping but prepared to be flexible
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
  • Confidence and enthusiasm

Why Bupa?

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. As a Paediatric Physiotherapist, you’ll be eligible for: One off Golden Handshake payment (T’s and C’s apply)

  • Payment of Professional Registration fees
  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell
  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind
  • An enhanced pension plan, life insurance and income protection
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work
  • Discounted access to online gym sessions through Gympass
  • Various family friendly benefits
  • Free onsite massages as a recognition for your hard work
  • Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony

Diversity and Inclusion

Bupa is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.

This isn’t where you’ve been.

This is where you’re going.

This is what we have belief in.

For further information about this Paediatric Physiotherapist role, please contact Louise Griffiths, Senior Specialist Recruiter, on 07714 073 450 or louise.griffiths@bupa.com

 

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