Physiotherapist Paediatrics / Learning Difficulties

Paediatrics / Learning Disabilities
Band 7
London, London
£40271 - £43904 per annum

Physiotherapist Paediatrics / Learning Difficulties

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JustPhysio are looking for a Physiotherapist for our client in London

Band 7 Physiotherapist
Paediatrics - Learning & Physical Disabilities
36 hours per week, Term-time only + 5 INSET days (39 weeks)
Part-time hours and a Job share may be considered
Salary -, £40,271 - £43,904 per annum (Band 7 equivalent, dependent upon experience) + Special Schools Allowance £1,301

Our school in London is looking for a Physio to join their team
Main scope of the role -
*To have a leading role in the delivery of highly skilled physiotherapy assessments and physiotherapy interventions as part of the physiotherapy team to the children and young people .
*Working closely with colleagues of all disciplines and the School Leadership teams.
*To provide a service to meet the changing and wide ranging complex needs presented by the children and young people of the school and to propose adaptations of the service to meet any additional demands presented by the children or young people.
*To identify areas of need in children and young people on the caseload and to liaise and refer to relevant professionals in and outside the Trust setting.
*To support children and young people with physiotherapy recommendations on their Education Health Care Plans (EHC plans) and take referrals regarding pupils within the school.
*To involve children or young people and their carers throughout the intervention and to work collaboratively with other professionals in order to support and enhance children and young people's ability to access their education and optimise their physical wellbeing
*To safeguard and promote the welfare of the pupil's attending the Trust and raise any concerns to the safeguarding officer.
*The post holder will be an autonomous practitioner who will carry continuing responsibility for a defined clinical caseload.
*To supervise work of assistants, trainees and therapists who work with the post holder.
*To provide training within the therapy team and academy staff
*To actively contribute to service development and the service profile.

Communication and Relationships
To communicate effectively in a highly skilled and sensitive manner complex and sensitive information with pupils, parents/carers and other school staff, ensuring participation of all involved in effective management of the child's complex physical, cognitive, perceptual and or behavioral development needs.
To use a specialist level of skills in negotiating, agreeing, and setting goals with the family and other professionals and to manage potentially conflicting situations when information may be contentious or distressing.
To ensure all work is sensitive to the needs of a range of ethnic, cultural and religious groups, gender sensitive, anti-discriminatory and values diversity.
To inform and empower parents and carers' in understanding the nature of their child's disability or dysfunction, the impact this has on behaviour and function and activities and strategies they can use in daily routines at home to develop functional abilities and how the physiotherapy needs of their child are met in the school
To demonstrate flexible communication skills where there may be barriers to communication due to hearing, speech or visual impairment, learning disabilities, social communication difficulties or where English is not the first language.
To carry out appropriate classroom observations and consult with class teams, parents, carers and other professionals as appropriate prior to assessment or work undertaken with pupils.
To address consent throughout involvement with a child and aim to work co- operatively with parents, teaching staff and other professionals
To participate and contribute to class and staff meetings, and parents' evenings.
To participate and contribute to the Multi-Professional Team Meetings and communicate complex and sensitive information. To contribute to effective team functioning, service delivery and development.
To participate and contribute to regular Therapies Service Meetings, Team Meetings, Team Supervision and consultations with other members of the Therapies team
If you are interested in this great opportunity,please call Alison on 0207 045 3327

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