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Acute Paediatric Physiotherapist

Band 7

Main area
Paediatric Orthopaedics
Band 7
Fixed term - 9 months to cover Maternity Leave
Part Time 22.5hrs per week
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King's Mill Hospital
Sutton in Ashfield
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum pro rata
26/02/2018 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) is an award winning, modern and friendly trust, dedicated to providing outstanding care.  We are an improving organisation with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future.  Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure the patient is at the heart of everything we do.  

At SFH we value our staff.  We know that happy, highly motivated, engaged staff are key to providing the highest quality care for our patients. We offer a range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment.  We’re committed to enabling colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision, values and ethos appeal to you now is the time to join #Team SFH. 

What our staff say about us from our recent anonymous Staff Survey: 

'The organisation is a good place to work with strong values and a clear commitment to quality of care and patient experience.'


The Orthopaedic Department at King’s Mill Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic physiotherapist to work within the Unit’s multidisciplinary team to be a Specialist Clinician with advanced skills, providing specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice to an independent caseload of paediatric patients, including those who present with highly complex conditions.

You will be the clinical specialist physiotherapist in the management of children with Cerebral palsy, neurological and neuromuscular conditions across the organisation and will be required to further improve surveillance and intervention protocols, alongside the orthopaedic and paediatric teams, to ensure that their care pathway meets with national guidance.

Advanced and specialist diagnostic, assessment and treatment skills required to respond to paediatric patients aged 0-19  with an acute or chronic musculoskeletal problem,  –e.g Assessment of normal development, musculo-skeletal changes with growth, requesting of investigations such as x rays, and assessment of musculoskeletal issues when the child or young person also has a diagnosis of a neurological condition.

Demonstrate ability to problem solve and manage change

Excellent communication skills and ability to network with local community physiotherapy teams to ensure relevant information is passed on to provide child centred care to the patients seen

Graduate diploma or Degree BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy

HPCP State registration

Evidence of postgraduate accredited courses relevant to the physiotherapy treatment of orthopaedic conditions in children,  – eg Society of Orthopaedic Medicine courses, APCP Courses, Management of Cerebral Palsy courses,  etc

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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