Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy Specialist in Neonatal Intensive

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
£ 37570 - 43772 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019

Job Description

Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 10000 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.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is based in the Rosie Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUHFT). It is one of the leading Units in the country providing a comprehensive range of neonatal medical and surgical care. The NICU is one of three Level 3 Neonatal Units in the East of England and attracts tertiary referrals from the 17 Units in the East of England operational delivery network and surrounding districts.

As a result of new funding, the NICU is seeking a Physiotherapist to manage the respiratory care of the neonatal infants. You will be integral to the Neonatal Team and work alongside a Physiotherapist specialising in developmental work. You will also be part of the CUHFT Paediatric Physiotherapy Team.

This is a new post and is vital in promoting the importance of respiratory care for all infants and is strongly supported by the nursing and medical teams. You will provide specialist respiratory knowledge and training, as well as learn and share at a national level in the delivery of the service.

We strongly encourage you to undertake professional development to progress yourself within an excellent service and will support your learning needs, with the recognition that this is a very specialist area of Physiotherapy.

A visit and/or telephone conversation to discuss the post is encouraged.

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.

The closing date is 29 September 2019.

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.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Angela D'Amore, Clinical Director Paediatric Critical Care on Applyor via email to Apply or Helen Starace, Paediatric Physiotherapy Team Lead via email to Apply

Ref: B191390

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