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Hospice Occupational Therapist

Organisation
Claire House
Post date
1 February 2022
Closing date
20 February 2022
Location
Wirral
Salary
Band 6 - £32,306-£39,027 Depending on experience
Hours
22.5
Contact email
jobs@clairehouse.org.uk

We are searching for an extra special allied health professionals who have experience, passion and pride when caring for babies, children and young people. Claire House is a unique working environment that enriches both personally and professionally. We are looking for individuals who, at their core, are kind, resilient and enjoy working as part of a small, dedicated team

We recognise that working in a Children’s hospice is very different to that of the NHS and sometimes applicants are not sure which role best suits their experience. We hold Claire House values central to our recruitment process. Therefore, shortlisted candidates are invited to spend time at Claire House ahead of the interview. This time consists of; having a tour of the hospice, mixing with some hospice staff to find out more about the roles, having time to ask questions in a more relaxed environment. There will be a short interview, for which, each candidate will have time to consider the questions and reflect on their experiences to support their answers.

All Claire House employees receive a rewards and recognition package which includes, generous annual leave, life cover, free access to an Employee Assistance Program and counselling service, free parking, access to training and courses and in-house clinical supervision. We also offer additional payments for working regular weekends and nights. You can also continue with your NHS superannuation scheme or join the Claire House pension scheme.

Hospice Occupational Therapist (22.5 hours): Band 6 – £32,306-£39,027 Depending on experience

We are looking to recruit a part time Occupational Therapist to join a small clinical therapy team. This role will have responsibilities similar to NHS Band 6. This role provides direct and indirect occupational therapies to babies, children and young people within the inpatient hospice on Wirral, day therapy hub in Claire House Liverpool and in the community setting to enable children to positively participate in daily life. This role will work as an autonomous practitioner and have a responsibility to advise members of the Claire House and extended MDT.
Experience of working within paediatrics is essential for this role. A range of occupational therapy experiences such as and not exclusive to, sensory processing, postural management, complex equipment and complex health or palliative care is desirable. The ability to deliver training is integral to this role. A full training package will be tailored to the individual.

Should you require any further information or want to discuss the allied health professional opportunities at Claire House please contact:

Sarah Hartill, Clinical Therapies Team Leader
Or
Lesley Fellows, Integrated Care Service Lead

If the role is of interest to you, we have a recruitment day on Thursday 10th February 2022 where you can informally discuss the position, as well as what it’s like working for Claire House the charity.

To book a place on the recruitment day please e mail: jobs@clairehouse.org.uk

Job description & application via Claire House website

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