Highly Specialised Physiotherapist Band 7

(Band 7: For the right candidate, depending on experience, salary will be awarded in line with NHS/AFC pay scale for Band 7.)
Location: Beaconsfield and Camberwell, however occasional travel to other locations may be required Hours: 36hrs per week Term Time plus 4 weeks (Flexible working will be considered)

Closing Date: 30/11/2020

Job Description

Now is a really exciting time to join Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust!

Newly expanded as an academy trust with an Outstanding Ofsted rating, our friendly and successful Therapy team works in partnership with lecturers/teachers and support staff across all our sites.

The uniqueness of OHC&AT is that it is fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities.

Students within Orchard Hill College have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including complex autism; speech, language and communication difficulties and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

Pupils within the OHC&AT have a wide range of speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; learning abilities and additional needs.

Please click here for full Job Description and Person Specification –Band 7 Physiotherapist – JD PS


Person Specification

We require a Specialist Physiotherapist to join our dynamic multi-disciplinary team (including SLTs, OTs and Music Therapists). You will support our students in accessing all aspects of the curriculum, as well as liaising with parents/carers and other external professionals and agencies. You will also work very closely with teaching staff, helping to integrate therapy and learning objectives, as well as educating and supporting teaching staff in such aspects as postural management, manual handling, delivering therapy programmes, aquatic therapy and use of specialised equipment. In addition the post will involve delivering training to other staff and provision of aquatic therapy. The post may involve working at any of the College’s centres.

Further Information

We can offer you:

• Line management and clinical supervision
• A programme of continuing professional development
• Supportive team
• Your FTE will be calculated on the basis of 40 days holiday entitlement

For more information or to discuss the role, please contact Shikara Rajballi Head of Integrated Services on 07983589596.


Application Guidance

To apply please send a statement of interest to answering the following questions:

Why do you think you would be a good fit for this role and what can you bring to this role?

Closing date: 30th November 2020
Interview: 9th December 2020

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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 in these circumstances, would not satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

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