Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist

Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference J333963
Role: Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist - Band 6 Equivalent
Location: Central London
Job Type: Full Time Specified Contract (Mat Leave)
TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting for a Specialist Paediatric Physiotherapist for the only private hospital in the UK dedicated to the healthcare of women and children. The UK's largest private children's hospital with over 46 paediatric beds including a 10-bed intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, and a day case unit. Caring for over 40,000 children a year, we provide treatment for everything from general paediatric conditions to complex craniofacial reconstruction.
Job Description
·As a specialist paediatric physiotherapist at the Hospital you will carry out accurate physiotherapy assessment, clinical diagnosis and treatment of paediatric patients with diverse clinical presentations complex physical and psychological needs in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team.
·This post is part of our 6 monthly specialist paediatric physiotherapist rotation programme. This allows specialist paediatric physiotherapists to rotate between various speciality areas such as: Acute Services (Incl. PICU and NICU), Neurological Rehabilitation and SDR services, Hydrotherapy, Orthopaedic and MSK inpatient and outpatients.
This is a permanent full time role working 37.5hrs per week, Monday-Friday, which includes additional weekend and on call shifts if required. The salary being offered is competitive and will be based on skills and experience.
Duties & Responsibilities
·Undertake comprehensive assessments of paediatric patients, including those with diverse or complex pathology/presentations using appropriate clinical reasoning skills, observation skills and manual assessment skills to provide an accurate physiotherapy diagnosis and understanding of their condition
·Formulate and implement an individual physiotherapy treatment program based on specialist knowledge of evidence based practice and treatment options using clinical assessment, appropriate and accurate clinical reasoning, and knowledge of appropriate treatments e.g. physiotherapy techniques, patient education, splinting, exercise classes, hydrotherapy and other alternative options.
·Provide physiotherapy intervention where there may be barriers to understanding such as foreign language or due to speech/hearing/visual impairment, cognitive/perceptual difficulties
·Assess patient understanding of treatment proposals, gain valid informed consent and have the capacity to work within a legal framework with patients who lack capacity to consent to treatment
·Evaluate patient progress, reassess and progress or alter patient treatment programs within the specified timeframes compliant with The Portland Hospital and physiotherapy service care pathways and guidelines.
·Develop and implement comprehensive discharge plans in conjunction with other multidisciplinary team members.
Skills & Experience
·HCPC Registration
·Physiotherapy degree qualification or equivalent
·Essential: Post registration experience in paediatrics
·Desirable: Member of the chartered society of physiotherapists or equivalent.
·Contribution pension scheme
·Private medical insurance
·Annual salary review
·247.5hrs holiday each year, with the option to buy and sell.
·Career development with clear career pathways and access to further education.

To hear more about the role, please call Roisin on 0203 582 6053

TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.