Ingfield Manor School – West Sussex, is a day and weekly boarding school for students aged 3-19 with neuro-motor impairments, such as Cerebral Palsy, in addition to a bespoke curriculum supporting speech, commination and language needs.  Our school is an exciting and rewarding place to work with excellent resources, including a multi-sensory room and high specification mobility equipment.  Clinical supervision, training and CPD opportunities are ongoing.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Physiotherapist to work as part of a transdisciplinary team, with a group of students within all year groups. You will need to demonstrate experience and/or knowledge in one or more of the following areas: postural management and specialist equipment, orthotics, orthopaedic surgery, tone management including therapeutic handling, working with children or young people with a neurological impairment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To implement group and individual independence programmes in collaboration with the other professionals and to be involved in associated planning and preparation and share their expertise and knowledge.
  • To be a member of a team of staff meeting all the pupils’ needs
  • To contribute to the development of the overall programme of the group.
  • To be responsible for the integration of the school’s strategy for promoting function and independence; to enable pupils to access the whole curriculum, including oversight of related equipment.
  • To take a key role in the assessment and implementation of seating solutions.
  • To support in the assessing and planning of access routes to technology (switching, etc.).
  • To write reports
  • To contribute at Reviews and other relevant meetings and to liaise with parents/guardians and external medical services where necessary.
  • To provide good standards of physical and emotional care.

Ingfield Manor is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Salutem Care and Education have services across England and Wales supporting adults and children in residential and educational environments.

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