Children's Specialist Physiotherapist

£32,207 - £43,468
Town/City Strang IM4 4RJ
Payment type Per annum
Region North West
Contract type Temporary contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference DOHS-014113
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Isle of Man Government
Workplace Manx Care

Other benefits

By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

We highly encourage your professional development and you can take advantage of the excellent training opportunities we provide across the Isle of Man Public Service. This includes the use of our Learning, Education and Development Centre and the fantastic range of fully funded courses we support.

You will also have access to free on-site car parking at Noble’s Hospital and the Community Health Centre.

Manx Care is committed to creating smoke-free spaces and is ‘proud to be smoke free’ as part of the overall Isle of Man Smoke Free 2030 ambition. As of April 1st 2021 smoking is no longer permitted on our Manx Care & DHSC sites, including nursing, residential and EMI units around the Island. For support and advice on abstinence from smoking, please contact Quit4You on 642404 or


About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

To find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here, take a look at Locate Isle of Man’s guide to moving to the Isle of Man here.

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the National Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit

Vacancy details

About the role and our team

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Band 6 Physiotherapist to join our team.

In this role your main duties will be assessing and treating a caseload of paediatric patients with a variety of conditions. You will be advising patients and their carers on specific exercises and handling techniques to promote self-management and will contribute to multidisciplinary meetings/case reviews, ensuring a co-ordinated service that enables patients to achieve their maximum potential.

Using your clinical knowledge and experience, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact to service development and work to maximise the performance of the Children’s therapy team. You will also be responsible for supporting our junior staff.

You will be joining an experienced and integrated team of therapists treating patients within various settings including schools, community settings, Children’s Ward, and patients’ homes and you will have an option to have an active role in the on-call system at Noble’s Hospital.

Every day will be varied in this role, from working in different locations to communicating treatment plans in a motivational and re-assuring way to patients and their carers, and communicating complex information to other health care professionals involved.

Additional information

Please note an enhanced with barring police check is required for this postwhich Manx Care will cover the cost of for you.

A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle is required for this role. A uniform will also be provided.

A relocation package and interview expenses are not available for this role.

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How to apply

How to find out more and apply

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, alternatively contact Hazel Porter, Children’s Therapy Clinical Team Lead (Interim), on 01624 642563.

Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified.

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