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Hospice Physiotherapist

Claire House
Post date
15 October 2021
Closing date
1 November 2021
NHS BAND 5 – 6 Depending on experience Band 5 £25,655-£31,534 Band 6 £32,306-£39,027
Full & Part time hours available
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We are searching for 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.

Posts will commence early February 2022

Hospice Physiotherapist:

We are looking to recruit a physiotherapist to join a small clinical therapy team. The role will have responsibilities similar to NHS Band 5 or Band 6. The post will provide direct physiotherapy to babies, children and young people within the inpatient hospice on Wirral, day therapy hub in Claire House Liverpool and in the community setting. This role will work as an autonomous practitioner and have a responsibility to advise members of the Claire House and extended MDT.

Rotational experience of respiratory, neurology and muscular skeletal conditions is essential. Experience of working with children with complex or palliative care needs and hydrotherapy is desirable. A full training package will be tailored to the individual and banding will be dependent on skills and experience.

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. You can also continue with your NHS superannuation scheme or join the Claire House pension scheme.

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

Sarah Hartill, Physiotherapist:
Lesley Fellows, Integrated Care Service Lead:

We are actively seeking candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.
At Claire House we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and value everyone as an individual. We are committed to organisational practices which promote diversity and inclusion for all employees and volunteers regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. Valuing these differences creates a productive environment in which everyone feels valued.

Job description & application form can be found via Claire House website

Completed applications should be emailed to
Closing date for applications: 1st November 2021
INTERVIEW DAY: Tuesday 16th November 2021

Please note this date cannot be rearranged for individuals

Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted

This role is subject to a DBS check

This organisation’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

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