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Position: Research Physiotherapist
Institution: University College London
Department: Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The part-time role will involve updating and developing Duchenne muscular dystrophy physiotherapy protocols, assessment forms and training modules. The role also entails updating the North Star physiotherapy manual, in light of refinements through its use in clinical trials, and the needs of the ataluren managed access programme
Requirements: The post holder must hold a UK recognised Degree or equivalent qualification in physiotherapy and possess current Health & Care Professions Council registration. PhD in physiotherapy allied topic is desirable. It is also essential that the post holder has previous experience as a Paediatric Physiotherapist at a Band 7 or 8 level. The post holder must have the ability to work as part of both a physiotherapy and multidisciplinary team and have good listening and communication skills across the age range, in all clients
   
Text: Research Physiotherapist , - Ref:1786162 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Part Time Hours per week (%FTE) 7.3 hrs (20% FTE) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?43,884 - ?51,769 per annum Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies Duties and Responsibilities The Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre is the largest paediatric neuromuscular centre in UK, and has a strong research interest in the causes and treatment of muscular dystrophies and other neuromuscular disorders in children. The UK North Star Clinical Network for Paediatric Neuromuscular Disease Management is a clinical collaboration of 23 UK Neuromuscular centres. The clinical network project, focused on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, was initiated in 2004 and the North Star database, funded by Muscular Dystrophy UK, was launched in 2006. The clinical network has separate database modules, the biggest ones being for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy. The part-time role will involve updating and developing Duchenne muscular dystrophy physiotherapy protocols, assessment forms and training modules. The role also entails updating the North Star physiotherapy manual, in light of refinements through its use in clinical trials, and the needs of the ataluren managed access programme. Furthermore, the physiotherapist will also be expected to lead on training and meeting CPD needs of NorthStar network physiotherapists and to link in with research physiotherapist on SMAReach, other conditions and the adult DMD network. The physiotherapist will work closely with the North Star academic and clinical leads, senior clinical academic coordinator, North Star statistician, for data review and analysis, and manuscript writing up for clinical audit and research projects. This part-time post is funded for 34 months in the first instance. Key Requirements The post holder must hold a UK recognised Degree or equivalent qualification in physiotherapy and possess current Health & Care Professions Council registration. PhD in physiotherapy allied topic is desirable. It is also essential that the post holder has previous experience as a Paediatric Physiotherapist at a Band 7 or 8 level. The post holder must have the ability to work as part of both a physiotherapy and multidisciplinary team and have good listening and communication skills across the age range, in all clients. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the ?Apply Now? button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on ich.hr@ucl.ac.uk quoting job reference. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 6 Feb 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. Any offer of employment will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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