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South West London

Job Description:

Bupa is one of the most well-known and respected healthcare businesses in the world, because what we do matters. From our contact centres to our care homes; health and dental centres to our state-of-the-art hospitals across all four corners of the globe, every part of our operations are dedicated to our purpose of helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We pride ourselves on working with brilliant people who put our customers at the heart of everything they do.

We are recruiting for a Paediatric Physiotherapist (band 6 equivalent) to provide client-centred and evidence-based assessments, treatment and discharge planning to a varied paediatric caseload, mostly musculoskeletal, neurological and developmental patients.

The caseload may include patients with respiratory or complex needs, and you will be responsible for equipment fitting, as well as ongoing staff training.

You will receive referrals for both inpatients and outpatients from the ward, consultants and GPs as well as via other external routes.

This role requires you to be a competent and keen paediatric physiotherapist who able to undertake all aspects of your clinical duties as an autonomous practitioner and establish and maintain efficient communication within the MDT to ensure a holistic and complete duty of care. This includes verbal, non-verbal or written communication, both in expression and active listening, to facilitate accurate comprehension of information.

You will act as a resource of specialist advice for patients, clients and colleagues within the scope of your experience and knowledge and participate in the overall day to day management and development of the Therapy Department and your area of speciality to ensure an efficient and safe service for all.

This is a full time post working Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30 with some flexibility to accommodate before or after school appointments.

Our candidate:

- Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy
- HCPC Registration
- Proven experience as a Paediatric Physiotherapist
- Commitment to Multi-Disciplinary Team work
- Able to work on own initiative, prioritise work and meet deadlines
- Good timekeeping but prepared to be flexible
- Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
- Confidence and enthusiasm
- Possessing and displaying: Accountability, a caring nature, respect for all, enabling and ethical nature and dedication.

As well as being an incredible place to work, Bupa also offers a significant range of benefits which include care certificate opportunities, clinical leadership development programmes, fees paid after 12 months service, health insurance, contributory pension scheme, free health assessment, discounted gym membership and childcare vouchers.

To be part of this highly supportive and passionate team, please submit your CV or contact Louise Griffiths, Senior Specialist Recruiter at Bupa, on 07714 073450 or

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About the company

Bupa is an international healthcare group, with its origins and headquarters in the United Kingdom but now serving 32 million customers in 190 countries. It is a private healthcare for-profit company limited by guarantee, unlike the UK's National Health Service (NHS), which is a tax-funded healthcare system.