Current Vacancies

Head of Income Generation

Salary: £37,000 to £42,000 (negotiable depending on experience)

Can you lead a small and vibrant team of fundraising and retail staff, providing vision, leadership and the experience to achieve ambitious targets? Our Head of Income Generation is retiring after fourteen years of dedicated service, and we are looking for an exceptional successor!

You will have the experience and strategic capability to play a key role in the charity’s management team. 

Please see the job description here

To apply please complete the application form below and return to Cathy Rogers, Head of Operations by Friday 3rd March 2017. Email: cathyr@bobathwales.org

Application form

Interviews will take place at the Bobath Children's Therapy Centre Wales in Cardiff during the last two weeks of March 2017

Training Courses

Therapy Assistants Course

Date/Time:               Tuesday 7th March 2017 — Wednesday 8th March 2017

Location:                   Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales, Cardiff             

Level:                         Introductory level

Course leaders:    

Dawn Forbes MCSP     

(Bobath Clinical Expert & Physiotherapist)

Rina Van der Walt MSc, MRCSLT

(Consultant Speech & Language Therapist & Senior Bobath Tutor)

 What is the Assistants Course?

 A two day Introductory Course aimed at introducing Therapy Assistants to the Bobath Concept and helping them to work more effectively  with children with cerebral palsy.

Objectives:

  • To familiarise participants with the Bobath approach to management of children with cerebral palsy.
  • To review the different types of cerebral palsy & explain how their atypical muscle tone, postures and movement patterns could affect their function.
  • To demonstrate Bobath principles of treatment to influence how children with different types of Cerebral Palsy perform activities (e.g. walk, play. Communicate, eat & drink).

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for Therapy Assistants (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy) who have more than one year’s experience of working with children with cerebral palsy.

Fee:      £315.00

Interested?

To sign up, please contact Niccy on (029) 20 522 600 for more information or download and return the Enrolment Form.

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BOBATH INTRODUCTORY COURSE

Date/Time:               Thursday 9th March 2017 — Friday 10th March 2017

Location:                   Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales, Cardiff

Level:                         Introductory level

Course leaders:    

Jennifer Carroll MA, MCSP, PGC(HE)

(Consultant Physiotherapist and Bobath Tutor)

Dawn Forbes MCSP     

(Bobath Clinical Expert & Physiotherapist)

Rina Van der Walt MSc, MRCSLT

(Consultant Speech & Language Therapist & Senior Bobath Tutor)

 What is the Introductory Course?

The course is designed to give course participants an insight into the use of the Bobath concept through demonstrations, discussions and lectures.

Because of the introductory nature of this course, there will not be an opportunity for practical handling by course participants.

Objectives:

  • To familiarise therapists with the basic concepts that underpin the Bobath approach to treatment. 
  • To demonstrate the interdisciplinary nature of assessment and treatment using the Bobath approach.
  • To discuss the implications of an understanding of child development to the treatment of cerebral palsy.
  • To demonstrate the assessment and treatment of children with spastic and dyskinetic features of cerebral palsy.

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Doctors who work with children with cerebral palsy or who hope to work in paediatrics in the future.

Fee:      £375.00

Interested?

To sign up, please contact Niccy or Matt on (029) 20 522 600 for more information or download and return the Enrolment Form.

 

Further courses related  to Bobath can be found at
www.bobath.org.uk/education-and-training/upcoming-courses/

 

 



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