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 Friday 30th 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 Friday 30th September

 

Training Courses
THERAPY ASSISTANTS COURSE

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

 Location:                   Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales

                                     19 Park Road, Whitchurch

                                     Cardiff, CF14 7BP

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.

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

INTRODUCTORY COURSE

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

 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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