Paediatric Physiotherapy Internship - Manchester, UK - CIMT

Medical Sciences, Natural Sciences
United Kingdom
Manchester
Period: 
1 Apr, 2021 to 31 Dec, 2021
Deadline: 
30 Jun, 2021

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

CIMT is part of the Tx Group - a growing private therapy company, providing a variety of health and education therapy services in the North West of England. The Tx Group strives to provide the best possible experience for its clients: through specialist team members offering an exemplary clinical service, support staff providing impeccable customer service and the organisation’s dedication to providing the highest quality clinic facilities and resources.

 

CIMT.co.uk is a private physiotherapy and occupational therapy practice with two clinics based in Manchester city centre, specialising in Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (“CIMT” or “CI Therapy”); a form of upper limb rehabilitation for children and adults with hemiplegia.  A CIMT programme is short but intensive; involving rehabilitation over a 3 to 4 week period and has been proven to make improvements that are meaningful and lasting for our clients. 

 

At CIMT.co.uk our philosophy is patient-centred and we are committed to delivering exceptional treatment to every patient we see.  We tailor our approach to each individual and help our patients achieve their full potential in a professional, caring, safe and supportive environment.

 

We have an opportunity for a recent physiotherapy graduate or a current student to complete a Paediatric Physiotherapy Internship at CIMT.co.uk and to join our expanding team. The role will entail assisting in the assessment and treatment of children with a variety of neurological problems applying constraint induced movement therapy. This position is perfect for anybody who is interested in paediatric and neurological physiotherapy.

What does it take to be successful in this role?

To be successful in this role you would need to:

 

  • Build positive relationships with colleagues and families and their children

  • Being able to capture the child’s imagination

  • Provide the best possible service to patients

  • Help patients achieve their potential

  • Generate positive feedback from patients

 

The ideal candidate:

 

The successful applicant must meet the following requirements:

 

  • Be a current physiotherapy student or recent graduate from a physiotherapy course 

  • Experience working with patients

  • Experience with providing people with physiotherapy in a university and/or clinical setting 

  • Strong interest in paediatric physiotherapy

  • Have a professional indemnity insurance 

  • Good level of English language skills

 

Our ideal candidate will have a good understanding of physiotherapy, along with

Knowledge of constraint induced movement therapy and good hands-on therapy skills. We are looking for someone with therapy skills, good clinical reasoning and previous experience with providing physiotherapy in a clinical or university setting. Excellent communication and English skills are fundamental to this role.  

The person chosen will be passionate about people, committed to personal and professional development and able to put patients at ease. Being conscientious, a people person, positive,  motivational and responsible are key attributes of our ideal candidate. 

 

Why us?

 

At Tx Group, we believe that looking after our employees and providing them with an enjoyable working environment is an important aspect of a successful organisation. If you are successful in this application process, you will be able to enjoy:

 

  • Working for a growing, forward-thinking organisation.

  • Working as part of an MDT including psychologists, mental health nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists.

  • Training and professional development opportunities.

  • Seeing the results of your hard work change lives for the better.  

  • Regular staff events.

 

Applying: 

To apply for this internship please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to [email protected] 

In the covering message/letter, please ensure that you answer the following questions:

  1. Do you have WhatsApp (if so what are your contact details)?

  2. Do you have Facebook Messenger (if so what are your contact details)?

  3. How long is the internship for? (our minimum internships are 4 months)

  4. What dates are you looking to start/finish your internship? 

  5. When do you graduate?

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor
Skills: 
Physiotherapy
Paediatric
Internship