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Job Type:Children's Services
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Stanmore House School
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:37.5 hours (part time & job share applications are welcome)
Salary Details:£30,057
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:5 January 2018
Job Reference:CS171114

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Physiotherapist to join our collaborative Allied Health Team. The post is located at Stanmore House School which is one of the two educational establishments within Capability Scotland.

The post holder will work as part of the multidisciplinary Allied Health Team and report directly to the Lead Physiotherapist. As Physiotherapists we hold the duty of care for the children who attend Stanmore House School and therefore our role extends out with education. Close liaison with NHS colleagues and partnership working within the wider community is essential to ensure the well-being needs of our children are fulfilled. Attendance of clinical appointments, home visits and integration with all service providers is encouraged by all therapists.

You will be expected to:

  • Be responsible for a designated specialist therapy caseload incorporating assessment, diagnosis and treatment to establish and meet the well-being needs of children and young people.
  • Work and communicate effectively, within a multi-professional setting to ensure co-ordinated care for children and young people.
  • Provide advice, supervision and clinical support to therapists, education staff, students and support workers.
  • Participate in regular supervision and continual professional development opportunities and maintain a high standard of clinical practice.
  • Proactively be involved in service development, audit and research opportunities to drive best practice in line with the Children and Young Person Act (2014).

Key Requirements

You will have a degree/diploma in physiotherapy and registration with the HCPC. You will have clinical expertise which reflects evidence based practice in the specialist field of complex neuro-disability in children or adults. You will be a good interdisciplinary team worker with a holistic outlook. You will have experience of effective service delivery, with good organisation and communication skills. Applicants should note that as travel is required, a full driving licence is desirable.

All applicants are invited to visit Stanmore House School and should contact Alex Berry, Lead Physiotherapist directly to arrange appointment. Please note the school is closed from 22 December to 5 January therefore calls and emails will not be returned between these dates.

General Information

  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS171114

Contact Name:                     Alex Berry, Lead Physiotherapist

Contact Email:            

Contact Number:                  01555 655041

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