Physiotherapist - Paediatric Palliative Care

Horizon House, Newtownabbey / Ref: 23003

Band 6 (£33,598 - £40,588 pro rata per annum)

The Role
The post holder will be a member of the multidisciplinary palliative care team within the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.  He/she will carry out all duties associated with the provision of therapy including the undertaking of physiotherapy assessment, treatment, and review of children with life limiting or life-threatening conditions, many of whom will have associated complex healthcare needs.  He/she will contribute to the development, supervision, and governance of children’s palliative care physiotherapy across the children’s hospice sites. He/she will contribute and where appropriate lead on projects, teaching initiatives and research and will be responsible for their own personal and professional development through liaison with the Head of Children’s Hospice Services, Care Team Manager, and colleagues.  He/she will take a lead role in the moving and handling training for care team staff and other staff groups as appropriate.

The Organisation
The Northern Ireland Hospice is a local charity offering specialist respite, symptom management and end of life palliative care to infants, children, and adults across Northern Ireland.

If you are interested in taking a tour of Horizon House and getting an insight into the benefits of working for our team, please complete the brief linked form; ​​​​​​​Site Tour Request Form​​​​​​​

Physiotherapist – Paediatric Palliative Care

Salary:                   Band 6 - £33,598-£40,588 pro rata per annum

Contract:              Permanent Part-Time, and Waiting List for Permanent Full-Time/Part-Time posts
Location:              Horizon House, 18 O’Neill Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 6WB
Hours:                   27.5 hours per week*; Monday-Friday – weekend cover on an ad hoc basis dependent on business needs

(*Working Pattern may be negotiable dependent on business needs)

What we offer:

  • Matching of Terms and Conditions of Service if transferring from NHS (Salary, Annual Leave, Pension)
  • NHS salary scales
  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement, starting at 27 days per year, which increases with service along with 10 Statutory days each year (pro rata for part time)
  • Award winning Family Friendly Organisation
  • Focus on Employee Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction training programme
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Various salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
For further information, please click on the 'Apply Now' button. If you have any queries, please contact a member of the People & Development Team on 02890 781836.

The closing date for applications is 3rd February 2023 at 4pm (we recommend that applications are submitted at least 15 minutes prior to the closing time to ensure technical difficulties are not encountered).

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Closing date

Friday 03 Feb 2023 16:00

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