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Paediatric Therapy Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 4
37.5 hrs a week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
The Northern Health Centre
£21,089 to £23,761 Exclusive HCAS pa
26/08/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Islington Additional Needs and Disability Children’s Service provides a multi-agency team approach to working with babies, children and young people who present with additional needs and complex disability. Within this service are teams providing assessment, diagnostic and therapy services to children in early years settings, special schools and mainstream schools.

The post holder will support the therapists working in mainstream schools and early years. The post will be based at the Northern health centre, Holloway Road, but may work from other sites as necessary.

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated therapy assistant with previous experience of supporting therapy for children.

We will offer you excellent training opportunities with a strong emphasis on individual performance appraisal and supervision.

We are a friendly and relaxed service which promotes equal opportunities and access for all. We support flexible working hours and applicants interested in part time working are also encouraged to apply.

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Applicant requirements

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

For further information or an informal visit, please contact Liz Relf, Mainstream Therapies Team Leader 020 7527 5731 or Kirsty Pullen, Early Years Therapies Team Leader on 0203 316 1897.