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SeeAbility provides extraordinary support and champions better eye care for people with learning disabilities and autism, many of whom have sight loss. We encourage people with disabilities to challenge what they expect from life, from themselves and from wider society.The people we support overcome huge barriers to achieve exciting new things every day: some big, some small, all extraordinary. We're currently recruiting for a Physiotherapist at our Fir Tree Lodge service 

Fir Tree Lodge is a residential home for 10 adults with a range of disabilities and complex needs. Our specialist support team work closely with the people we support, providing rehabilitation to people with sight loss to help them maintain and develop skills, and be more independent. We have speech and language therapists who support people with communication difficulties and the team also provides assistive technology and accessible information. All those supported at Fir Tree Lodge can benefit from weekly physiotherapy and hydrotherapy sessions at the newly-refurbished Penny Activity & Resource Centre. This is our onsite specialist day service providing opportunities including music therapy, arts and crafts, cookery, interactive technology and horticulture.

Our Benefits

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced and dynamic physiotherapist with the desire to provide specialised care within the field of complex disability. You will be working to provide and continually develop a service for young adults in a residential setting. This post is an ideal opportunity for a clinician to further develop their skills within this specialist field. Experience of working within this field is highly desirable. Experience and skills working with people with complex physical and postural management needs and/or other relevant experience. E.g. Neuro-rehab, mental health or community rehab is desirable. You will have worked in a broad range of clinical settings and have the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team. We have an active commitment to supporting and encouraging staff in their professional development.

So apart from transforming lives what’s in it for you? We offer a range of benefits including flexible working options, long service and recognition awards and company pension and life assurance schemes. And we don’t expect you to take your work home with you at the end of the day, in fact, it’s illegal