Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Paediatric Physiotherapist

Band 6

Main area
Children’s Therapies
Band 6
37.5 hours
Job ref
Children's Hospital JR Site
£26,565 - £35,577 pa
24/08/2017 23:59

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use values-based interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significance difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


Band 6 Rotational Paediatric Physiotherapist
1 x 37.5 hours
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our Paediatric Band 6 rotations within the Multidisciplinary Paediatric Therapies team at Oxford Children’s Hospital.
The Oxford Paediatric Therapies department is a widely experienced, friendly, and enthusiastic team.
We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced physiotherapist with the ability to work with a significant degree of professional autonomy. The candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of physiotherapy skill and expertise and be expected to use advanced clinical reasoning skills to provide specialist assessment and treatment of complex patients.
We currently offer four areas of speciality within this Band 6 rotational post. These include;
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Oncology/ Haematology and Elective Orthopaedics
• Acute Respiratory (including respiratory outpatients, PICU, PHDU and Neonatal ITU)
• Acute Rehabilitation (including trauma orthopaedic and neuro-rehab)

This post will offer the opportunity to supervise the clinical placement of physiotherapy students from Oxford Brookes and Coventry Universities.
There are excellent opportunities for Continued Professional Development through in-service training, and on-going peer support and clinical supervision.
Successful applicants will have relevant postgraduate experience.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has a world-class reputation for teaching and research. It provides a wide range of general and specialist services as well as playing a central role in the local community. Being based in the city of Oxford, the hospital is easy to reach and has excellent access to London.

Closing Date: 24th August 2017
Interview Date: 31st august 2017

No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Carol Beaumont or Hannah Morgan on 01865 231999 or 01865 741166 bleep 6646
carol.beaumont2@ouh.nhs.uk or hannah.morgan@ouh.nhs.uk
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