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Finance Manager
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Location:   Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Hours:  30 to 37½ hours a week (flexible/family-friendly)

Salary: £42,000 per annum (pro rata if part time)

The Chilterns MS Centre is a charity which provides care and support for around 330 people with multiple sclerosis every week. We operate from a new, purpose-built Centre close to Wendover Woods near RAF Halton just outside Wendover. We have 40 staff and a turnover approaching £1million.

We now need a full or part time Finance Manager to take control of our finance and accounting functions working with 3 part time staff members and 2 regular volunteers. The job is varied and the Centre is a friendly, relaxed working environment with great facilities including a café.

 

Click here to download the job description.  Applicants are requested to send a letter/email of application and their current CV to Robert Breakwell, Chief Executive, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Close, Wendover, Aylesbury HP22 5GB.  Applicants are also welcome to visit the Centre by appointment or arrange an informal discussion over the phone.

Interviews will be arranged as soon as possible.

 

Cleaner (Part-time / opportunities to job share)
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Hours: 12hrs per week

Rate: £8 per hour

 The Chilterns MS Centre is a charity which provides care and support for around 330 people with multiple sclerosis every week. We operate from a new, purpose-built Centre close to Wendover Woods near RAF Halton just outside Wendover. We have 40 staff and a turnover approaching £1million.

 The Cleaner will work as part of the Facilities team to keep the buildings and surrounds, fixtures, fittings, plant and equipment clean, fit for purpose, safe and secure. The role also involves supporting other staff and volunteers as required, as well as attendees of the centre.

Click here to download the job description. Applicants wishing to apply please 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Clinical Trustee required (volunteer role)
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We are looking for a committed and motivated person with experience of clinical governance to join our board of trustees. Ideally, the Clinical Trustee will have worked in a medical, nursing, clinical or other health-related field with an involvement in or knowledge of clinical governance.  Click here to download more information and a role profile.


 

Hydrotherapist Band 6 or above (MSK / Neuro Rehab)
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Hours: Times to be discussed

Term: Sessional / Variable Hours / Fixed Hours Contract

Grade: Band 6 to 7– Physiotherapist + out-of-hours uplift.  Applicants must have a Hydrotherapy qualification.

Multiple positions available, including bank staff opportunities.

Location: Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Reports to: Healthcare Services Manager & Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Accountable to: Clinical Lead Physio Therapist, Healthcare Services Manager, CEO, ventures new board, Head of Physiotherapy (CMSC) and Clinical Governance Committee (CMSC).

Internal Relationships: Health Promotions Coordinator, Clinic Delivery Staff, Exercise Referral and Class Delivery Instructors, Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Volunteers and various Centre Staff and Volunteers.

External Relationships: Service Users, General Public, Health & Fitness related groups, Practise Managers, GPs, Private Clinicians, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Hospitals and Primary Care Trusts, Sports Clubs, County and District Councils.

Background

The Chilterns MS Centre is embarking on an exciting new venture with the aim of developing new and existing income lines to the charity. This will involve the setting up of a trading subsidiary for the charity that will deliver chargeable Health, Fitness and Wellbeing services out of the Centres state of the art facilities in Wendover. This will build on the centres excellent and growing reputation for clinical excellence. All profits will go back to the Chilterns MS Centre charities core MS service delivery. The Centre comprises of individual and group treatment, exercise and meeting areas along with a Hydrotherapy Pool. Services will include initially a Clinic (Physio, Exercise, and Hydrotherapy), Exercise Referral Scheme and Group Exercise, as well as other areas in future.

The Clinic initially will work on a musculoskeletal and symptoms management basis, rather than long-term care and support like the Chilterns MS Centres core MS services. Due to the Centres reputation we naturally get a lot of enquiries and referrals for people with Neurological Conditions, and we will be looking to support these in the Clinic on a symptoms management basis. The Clinic will work closely where applicable with other services within the new venture, particularly the Exercise Referral Scheme.

Role Outline

We are always open to speaking to Physiotherapists about opportunities. We are specifically keen to speak to Physiotherapy with Hydrotherapy qualifications. The skill is required for the development of the new venture but in future could involves support of the Centres core MS Services. We would also be keen to hear from suitably qualified and experienced Hydrotherapists from other disciplines.

Opportunities inside of the new venture will mean working with in an exciting multidisciplinary team of Therapists that will deliver services as part of the out-of-hours Clinic. The team will develop over time to include other Physiotherapists, Exercise Therapists and Therapists of other specialist disciplines as the new venture grows.

Dependent on relevant suitability the Hydrotherapist will complete assessments, diagnosis, and treat patients that are either self-referred or referred by their GP or other Clinician. The Hydrotherapist, where applicable, will work with Clinical Lead to administer treatments and ongoing assessment of a patient as they progress through their treatment plan. They will make sure that the clinics patient pathway is followed, while maintaining high standards of service to patients. 

Application:

Applicants wishing to apply please forward Application Form, CV and covering letter to Aaron Cox, Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Drive, Wendover Buck’s HP22 5LX or, call 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download the full Job Description here.

Out of Hours  Clinical Lead Physiotherapist (MSK / Neuro Rehab)
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Hours:  3-12hrs (evenings and weekends) per week initially (possible multiple positions)

Term:  Initial 6-month Contract

Grade:  Band 6 or 7 – Physiotherapist + out-of-hours uplift.

Location:  Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Reports to:  Healthcare Services Manager

Accountable to: Healthcare Services Manager, CEO, Venture’s new board, Head of Physiotherapy (CMSC) and Clinical Governance Committee (CMSC).

Internal Relationships: Health Promotions Coordinator, Clinic Delivery Staff, Exercise Referral and Class Delivery Instructors, Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Volunteers and various Centre Staff and Volunteers.

External Relationships: Service Users, General Public, Health & Fitness related groups, Practise Managers, GPs, Private Clinicians, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Local Hospitals and Primary Care Trusts, Sports Clubs, County and District Councils.

Background

The Chilterns MS Centre is embarking on an exciting new venture with the aim of developing new and existing income lines to the charity. This will involve the setting up of a trading subsidiary for the charity that will deliver chargeable Health, Fitness and Wellbeing services out of the Centre’s state of the art facilities in Wendover. This will build on the Centre’s excellent and growing reputation for clinical excellence. All profits will go back to the Chilterns MS Centre charity’s core MS service delivery. The Centre comprises of individual and group treatment, exercise and meeting areas along with a Hydrotherapy Pool. Services will include initially a Clinic (Physio, Exercise, and Hydrotherapy), Exercise Referral Scheme and Group Exercise, as well as other areas in future.

The Clinic initially will work on a musculoskeletal and symptoms management basis, rather than long-term care and support like the Chilterns MS Centres core MS services. Due to the Centres reputation we naturally get a lot of enquiries and referrals for people with Neurological Conditions, and we will be looking to support these in the Clinic on a symptoms management basis. The Clinic will work closely where applicable with other services within the new venture, particularly the Exercise Referral Scheme.

Role Outline

The Clinical Lead Physiotherapist is an exciting opportunity to take a lead role in this new venture through heading up and developing a team of multidisciplinary Therapists that will deliver services as part of the out-of-hours Clinic. Team will include other Physiotherapists of various levels, Hydrotherapist, Exercise Therapists and other Therapists of other specialist disciplines as the new venture Develops.

The Clinical Lead will complete assessments, diagnosis, and treating patients that are either self-referred or referred by their GP or other Clinician. They will also be overseeing the clinics patient pathway, maintaining standards and assisting in the line management of junior practitioners. Work closely with the Healthcare Services Manager, as well as leads and instructors of other services provided by new venture and charity. The Clinical Lead will also have opportunity to advise and take a lead role in the development of services provided by the new venture.

Candidates will be required to have a high level of expertise at Band 7 competence for either Muscular Skeletal or Neuro Rehab, with experience in the other specialty.

Application:

Applicants wishing to apply please forward Application Form, CV and covering letter to Aaron Cox, Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Drive, Wendover Buck’s HP22 5LX or, call 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download the full Job Description here.

Exercise Referral Instructors
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Hours:  Cover classes on a fixed or cover basis.

Term:  Sessional / Fixed Hours Contract

Salary:  Market rate

Location:  Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Reports to:  Health Promotions Coordinator

Accountable to:  Health Promotions Coordinator, Healthcare Services Manager, CEO, venture’s new board, Head of Physiotherapy (CMSC), Clinical Governance Committee (CMSC).

Internal Relationships:  Clinic Delivery Staff, Clinical Lead (Out of Hours Clinic), Exercise Class Delivery Instructors, Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Volunteers and various Centre Staff and Volunteers.

External Relationships:  Service Users, General Public, Health & Fitness related groups, Practice Managers, GPs, Private Clinicians, Clinical Commissioning Groups,  Local Hospitals and Primary Care Trusts, Sports Clubs, County and District Councils.

Background

The Chilterns MS Centre is embarking on an exciting new venture with the aim of developing new and existing income lines to the charity. This will involve the setting up of a trading subsidiary for the charity that will deliver chargeable Health, Fitness and Wellbeing services out of the Centre’s state of the art facilities in Wendover. This will build on the Centre’s excellent and growing reputation for clinical excellence. All profits will go back to the Chilterns MS Centre charity’s core MS service delivery. The Centre comprises of individual and group treatment, exercise and meeting areas along with a Hydrotherapy Pool. Services will include initially a Clinic (Physio, Exercise, and Hydrotherapy), Exercise Referral Scheme and Group Exercise.

Role Outline

The role of the Exercise Referral Instructors will be to deliver the sessions and courses of the Exerciser Referral scheme. Working closely with the Healthcare Services Manager and Health Promotions Coordinator to ensure a high quality of service is delivered to clients. 

The core scheme will be delivered to people with various medical conditions or risk factors, and will be graded according to the complexity of their condition and level of ability.  Each person attending the course will have been referred to the scheme by their GP or a healthcare professional, and completed a screening with the Health Promotions Coordinator. Sessions will be run before 9am and after 4pm.

Additional opportunities will be available for relevantly qualified Exercise Specialists for specific sessions and courses for more complexed conditions or issues.

Application:

Applicants wishing to apply please forward Application Form, CV and covering letter to Aaron Cox, Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Drive, Wendover Buck’s HP22 5LX or, call 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download the full Job Description here.

Group Exercise Instructors
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Hours:  Deliver classes on a fixed or cover basis.

Term:  Sessional / Fixed Hours Contract

Salary:  Market rate

Location:  Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Reports to:  Health Promotions Coordinator

Accountable to:  Health Promotions Coordinator, Healthcare Services Manager, CEO, venture’s new board, Head of Physiotherapy (CMSC), Clinical Governance Committee (CMSC).

Internal Relationships:  Clinic Delivery Staff, Clinical Lead (Out of Hours Clinic), Exercise Class Delivery Instructors, Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Volunteers and various Centre Staff and Volunteers.

External Relationships:  Service Users, General Public, Health & Fitness related groups, Practice Managers, GPs, Private Clinicians, Clinical Commissioning Groups,  Local Hospitals and Primary Care Trusts, Sports Clubs, County and District Councils.

Background

The Chilterns MS Centre is embarking on an exciting new venture with the aim of developing new and existing income lines to the charity. This will involve the setting up of a trading subsidiary for the charity that will deliver chargeable Health, Fitness and Wellbeing services out of the Centre’s state of the art facilities in Wendover. This will build on the Centre’s excellent and growing reputation for clinical excellence. All profits will go back to the Chilterns MS Centre charity’s core MS service delivery. The Centre comprises of individual and group treatment, exercise and meeting areas along with a Hydrotherapy Pool. Services will include initially a Clinic (Physio, Exercise, and Hydrotherapy), Exercise Referral Scheme and Group Exercise.


Role Outline

The role of the Group Exercise Instructors will be to deliver Group Exercise sessions and courses. Working closely with the Healthcare Services Manager and Health Promotions Coordinator to ensure a high quality of service is delivered to clients that are focused on empowering clients, making exercise fun and developed through best practise.

Sessions will be run before 9am and after 4pm, and any time at weekends. Focus of classes will be dependent on the qualifications of the instructor and demand. However, could include Pilates, Yoga, Circuits, Functional Fitness, Strength and Toning, Core Strength, various exercise to music sessions,  and other more innovative sessions focus on peoples issues and niggles. Size of the classes will be dependent on the focus of the sessions from small group (6-8 people) to larger group sessions (10-15 people).

There could also be opportunities for relevant qualified staff to deliver small group water based exercise sessions. There will be opportunities for suitable people to support the Exercise Referral scheme and Clinic, developing skills and experience in these areas. 

Application:

Applicants wishing to apply please forward Application Form, CV and covering letter to Aaron Cox, Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Drive, Wendover Buck’s HP22 5LX or, call 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download the full Job Description here

 

Out of Hours Physiotherapist Band 6 or above  (MSK/Neuro Rehab)
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Hours:  Evenings and Weekends – times to be discussed

Term:  Sessional / Variable Hours / Fixed Hours Contract

Grade:  Band 6 to 7– Physiotherapist + out-of-hours uplift. Multiple positions available, including bank staff opportunities.

Location:  Wendover, Buckinghamshire

Reports to:  Healthcare Services Manager & Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Accountable to:  Clinical Lead Physio Therapist, Healthcare Services Manager, CEO, ventures new board, Head of Physiotherapy (CMSC) and Clinical Governance Committee (CMSC).

Internal Relationships:  Health Promotions Coordinator, Clinic Delivery Staff, Exercise Referral and Class Delivery Instructors, Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Volunteers and various Centre Staff and Volunteers.

External Relationships:  Service Users, General Public, Health & Fitness related groups, Practise Managers, GPs, Private Clinicians, Clinical Commissioning Groups,  Local Hospitals and Primary Care Trusts, Sports Clubs, County and District Councils.

Background

The Chilterns MS Centre is embarking on an exciting new venture with the aim of developing new and existing income lines to the charity. This will involve the setting up of a trading subsidiary for the charity that will deliver chargeable Health, Fitness and Wellbeing services out of the Centres state of the art facilities in Wendover. This will build on the centres excellent and growing reputation for clinical excellence. All profits will go back to the Chilterns MS Centre charities core MS service delivery. The Centre comprises of individual and group treatment, exercise and meeting areas along with a Hydrotherapy Pool. Services will include initially a Clinic (Physio, Exercise, and Hydrotherapy), Exercise Referral Scheme and Group Exercise, as well as other areas in future.

The Clinic initially will work on a musculoskeletal and symptoms management basis, rather than long-term care and support like the Chilterns MS Centres core MS services. Due to the Centres reputation we naturally get a lot of enquiries and referrals for people with Neurological Conditions, and we will be looking to support these in the Clinic on a symptoms management basis. The Clinic will work closely where applicable with other services within the new venture, particularly the Exercise Referral Scheme. 

Role Outline

The multiple new Physiotherapy roles required for the new venture are exciting opportunities to work as part of team of multidisciplinary Therapists that will deliver services as part of the out-of-hours Clinic. Team will develop over time to include other Physiotherapists, Hydrotherapist, Exercise Therapists and Therapists of other specialist disciplines as the new venture Develops.

Dependent on relevant suitability the Physiotherapists will complete assessments, diagnosis, and treat patients that are either self-referred or referred by their GP or other Clinician. Physiotherapists, where applicable, will work with Clinical Lead to administer treatments and ongoing assessment of a patient as they progress through their treatment plan. Ensuring that he clinics patient pathway is followed, and maintaining standards of service to patients. 

Application:

Applicants wishing to apply please forward Application Form, CV and covering letter to Aaron Cox, Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Drive, Wendover Buck’s HP22 5LX or, call 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download the full Job Description here

Junior Physiotherapist Neurological (MS)
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Start date: December 2016. 

This state of the art rehab centre has a wonderful opportunity for an enthusiastic newly qualified physiotherapist offering a 6 -9 month position working in the Neuro Rehab team with on the job and structured competence training provided. This would fit a new graduate’s professional portfolio as a neuro rotation providing an excellent platform on which to develop. 

Applicants must be HCPC registered and members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. 

The Chilterns Multiple Sclerosis Centre opened in September 2012 and is situated in the wonderful Chiltern Hills in the vicinity of Wendover, Buck’s. This state of the art neuro rehab Centre provides care management on an outpatient basis for all stages of Multiple Sclerosis. Boasting; hydrotherapy pool, purpose built neuro-physio treatment areas, including dedicated treatment rooms, gymnasium space with additional Multidisciplinary Treatment suits’. The Centre provides innovative multidisciplinary treatment strategies aimed at providing meaningful support in line with NICE guidelines to over 300 patients per week. The Centre is one of the most modern and largest MS Centres in the country, providing, hydrotherapy, specific care management for patients who are in need of ambulatory support. Balance training & re-education in the form of a structured falls prevention course, including progressive use of the Nintendo Wii for those patients striving to maintain and or, regain walking independence. Recent addition of a Pilates reformer programme is also intended to further support gait analysis for those patients in need of targeted exercise. Occupational Therapy is offered to support patients with known cognitive, and fatigue related problems and the introduction of aids to daily living linked to adapting lifestyles at home and work. This dynamic team of clinicians are seeking a mature individual who is capable of using initiative and organisational skills as the clinical team continue to refine care delivery in this fantastic specialist neuro rehab facility.  

Application:

All applicants must complete a CRB/DBS clearance procedure.  Applicants wishing to apply please forward Application Form, CV and covering letter to Chris Beach, Head of Physio, Chilterns MS Centre, Oakwood Drive, Wendover Buck’s HP22 5LX or, call 01296 696133 or, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can download the full Job Description here.