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Advanced Clinical Specialist Postural Management and Equipment

Band 7

Main area
Peadiatric Occupational Therapy/ Physiotherapy
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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York Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
26/02/2018 23:59

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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Teaching Hospital has an exciting opportunity to lead service development and improvement in the clinical area of Postural Management and Equipment within the Children’s Therapy team

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, and experienced paediatric  Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist,  with relevant experience in managing posture and the assessment and provision of specialist equipment.  

The successful candidate will take responsibility for advancing clinical practice in this clinical speciality across relevant sites in the York Teaching Hospitals portfolio. You will take lead responsibility for embedding best practice into all areas of relevant clinical activity and show awareness of organisational priorities and local service need. There will be a requirement to monitor and evaluate service capacity and delivery in conjunction with the Team Manager and Senior AHP Manager for this area.

You will develop a network of relevant professional colleagues in order to share good practice and maintain a high quality of service within the Trust. Support will be provided by the AHP Senior Manager, Team Manager and other ACS colleagues for this area.

The post holder will hold  an active paediatric clinical caseload delivering highly specialist treatment and advice, which will involve cross site working as required to meet service need.

The service is committed to continued profession development and service improvement. The successful applicant would be expected to fully participate in ongoing service development activities and regular in-service training ,in order to facilitate the development of the other staff within the Children’s Therapy team and across the other disciplines.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Brown
AHP Senior Manager or 01904 726599





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