Percy Hedley Foundation

Job Description 

The Percy Hedley Foundation is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. We take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support we provide.

We work towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people we support. Our dynamic and flexible service is tailored to the specific needs of the individual, making it easier to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to change.

Percy Hedley School specialises in working with two distinct groups of children who have cerebral palsy and/or speech, language and communication difficulties and other complex difficulties including ASD, dyspraxia, dyslexia, and ADHD. We set out to make a difference to the learning, wellbeing, and future life chances of children. Teachers, Therapists and Learning Support Assistants work together in trans-disciplinary teams to meet the individual needs of every pupil. Together, we believe we can unlock each child’s potential and support achievement for all.


The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Physiotherapist within the Therapy team at Percy Hedley School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable Physiotherapist. You would become part of an existing, dedicated team of therapists who strive to deliver best practice at all times. The role will entail assessing and providing therapy interventions for a caseload of students with complex needs. Experience working with paediatrics would be beneficial.

This post term time only (39 weeks). We will consider applications from part time candidates

Salary and holiday entitlement are reflective of NHS T&Cs.


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Why Work for Us

Percy Hedley School encourages career development and progression. We run a robust training programme and we also have development opportunities both within school and across the wider Foundation.


We also offer the following benefits to staff:

  • Wellbeing support (including occupational health, physio services and counselling services)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme. (Contributions can be matched up to 5%.)
  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Sociable working hours, beginning at 8.30am everyday with an earlier finish on a Friday [might not apply to all roles]
  • Have the school holidays off
  • Discounted Nexus Corporate Pop Card (cost spread over 12 months and payment deducted from salary each month)


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Salary amounts quoted are from 1 September to 31 August and therefore, if you commence employment part way through the academic year, it will be subject to an equated salary adjustment.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS and barring checks as well as other employment clearances.


Please note that this role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview.






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