Band 6 Paediatric Physiotherapist.
JustPhysio are looking for a Band 5/6 Paediatric Physiotherapist to work with our lovely client based in Essex.
Band 5/6 Paediatric Physiotherapist
Permanent -F/T or P/T
£26,000-£28,000 pro rata
The post holder will work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team to assess children and provide an individually designed home based therapy programme, which parents and / or carers can practice at home, thereby contributing to the strategic direction of the Charity, which is controlled by a Board of Trustees.
Our client works as closely as possible with NHS and educational services.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As a member of the therapy team you will be expected to provide an in-depth assessment and treatment of babies, children and teenagers and formulate an individualised therapy programme, jointly with MDT members.
You will be responsible for your own practice and accountable for all aspects of physiotherapy treatment and care delivered to the child and their family.
You will be assessing children from a neurological, developmental, orthopaedic and sensory perspective. You should have broad clinical knowledge, be able to act in an autonomous manner and have enthusiasm to further develop your clinical assessment and treatment skills.
You will be expected to work jointly on a daily basis with either a Speech and Language therapist, an Occupational therapist or a Physiotherapist, dependent on the child's needs.
In addition to this role being very hands on, you will spend a lot of time with parents and will therefore be expected to educate them on your clinical findings and on your clinical recommendations. With the parents' consent the programme specific treatment will be recorded on a DVD as an additional educational resource for the family.
At times you may be involved in exploring sensitive information whilst working with the family and therefore you must be a strong communicator and be empat...