PHYSIOTHERAPIST - PAEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE

Closing Date: 6 March 2018
Salary: £25,683.00 to £34,795.00 unspecified
Location: Northern Ireland
Full time/Part time: Flexible
Position Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-Time/Part-Time/Job Share will be considered. Salary will be pro rata for part-time.

Terms and Conditions: Attractive - mirroring those Benefits provided by the NHS which includes enhanced annual leave, occupational sickness and maternity schemes, pension scheme, training opportunities, subsidised canteen, childcare voucher scheme, free on-site car parking etc

Role Overview: 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.

Minimum Qualifications: Degree or diploma in physiotherapy; HPC registration; Evidence of CPD maintained in a portfolio; Have 3 years post graduate experience including 2 years experience in the last 5 years in the field of children with life limiting conditions or complex healthcare needs.

All potential applicants are welcome to contact a member of the HR team via HR@nihospice.org or Tel. 02890 781836 to find out more about the role or to arrange a site tour.

  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Pension Scheme
  • Small Team
  • Staff Parking
  • Subsidised Canteen

Employer Information

Northern Ireland Childrens Hospice, Childrens Hospice, Horizon House, 18 O'Neill Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 6WB [more details]

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