Senior Physiotherapist - Paediatric Orthopaedics

Band 7

Main area
Division B - Physiotherapist
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
£31,696 to £41,787 p.a. pro rata
22/02/2018 23:59



Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

We are further expanding our Paediatric Musculoskeletal team with the recruitment of a band 6 and band 7 paediatric orthopaedic phsiotherapist.  We are looking for enthusiastic physiotherapists wishing to develop their skills in Trauma and Orthopaedics. You will working across the in-patient and out- patient pathways for children following trauma and planned orthopaedic interventions. There is already a team of 7 specialist paediatric musculoskeletal physiotherapists and we also have paediatric specialists within neuro-rehabilitation and respiratory specialisms, as well as adult musculoskeletal services. You will therefore be fully supported by our senior staff, allowing you to obtain advanced clinical, leadership and managerial skills. You will be pivotal to the smooth running of the patient pathway between admission to the trust and discharge from their out patient encounters.

Addenbrooke’s Hospital Physiotherapy Service places strong emphasis on Evidence Based Practice and Continuous Professional Development through an active in-service training programme and a CPD policy involving all staff.

Postholders will also participate in our Trauma and Orthopaedic weekend services.

The interview process for the band 6 and 7 posts will occur together so we are able to accept the same application for both posts.

This post is due to close on 22nd February 2018.

Interviews are due to take place on 14th March 2018.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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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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