Current Vacancies

Shop Manager (Maternity Cover, 1 Year Contract Initially)

Location: Cardiff

 A vacancy has arisen in one of our Cardiff charity shops, due to maternity leave. You will be responsible for managing a deputy manager and a team of volunteers, and for ensuring that the shop runs efficiently and hits its targets.

Our shops make a valuable contribution to the funds needed to provide therapy for children with cerebral palsy – if you have the required skills and want to help, please complete the application form and return it by 3pm on Monday 19th September.

Hours: 36.25 per week, rota to include at least two Saturdays per month

Salary: £14,424 pa

For full details please download the Job Description

To apply please complete the Application Form and email applications to cathyr@bobathwales.org or post to Bobath Children's Therapy Centre, 19 Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 7BP. 

Closing Date: 3pm on Monday 19th September

 

Training Courses
Play Workshop

Date/Time:               Thursday 8th September 2016 — Friday 9th September 2016

Location:                   Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

                                     19 Park Road, Whitchurch

                                     Cardiff, CF14 7BP

Level:                         Introductory level

Course leader:    Heather Holgate (Occupational Therapist and Bobath Tutor) 

What is the Play Workshop?

The course is designed to give course participants an insight into the development and importance of play,

exploring how we can use it effectively in therapy and how we can facilitate increased levels of participation in play for children who have cerebral palsy.

Aims:

  • To provide an overview of play and its role in many areas of typical development
  • To explore the use of play in therapy
  • To inspire creativity in play

Objectives:

  • To describe the different types of play
  • Explain some of the barriers to play that children who have cerebral palsy encounter
  • Demonstrate the use of play to facilitate movement
  • Problem solve a variety of ways to provide children who have cerebral palsy access to play activities

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for paediatric occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech & language therapists who work with children with cerebral palsy

The course is designed to give course participants an insight into the use of play through lectures, demonstrations, case studies and practical exercises

Fee:      £315.00

Interested?

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

Introductory Course

Date/Time:               Tuesday 13th September 2016 — Wednesday 14th September 2016

 Location:                   Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

                                     19 Park Road, Whitchurch

                                     Cardiff, CF14 7BP

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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