Physiotherapist - Palliative Care Adult Services (FT/PT - Fixed Term for 18-24 Months with possibility of extension)

£25,940 - £35,143
Town/City Belfast, Northern Ireland BT15 3LH
Payment type Per annum
Region Northern Ireland
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference 1810235
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Northern Ireland Hospice
Workplace Northern Ireland Hospice, 74 Somerton Road, Belfast, BT15 3LH

Other benefits

Benefits include;

Generous Terms & Conditions: recognition of NHS service for entrance onto pay scale and capacity to remain on NHS pension scheme (if paid into scheme in last 12 months), enhanced occupational maternity, sickness and annual leave entitlements. Free car parking. Subsidised canteen. Cycle to Work Scheme. Award winning Flexible Working Employer of Choice. Opportunities for training and Development.

Vacancy details

Contract:         Fixed-Term for up to 18-24 months with possibility of extension

Department:     Physiotherapy

 Band:               Based on Band 6

 Hours:             37.5 hours per week   Monday – Friday/ Part-Time hours will be considered. 

The physiotherapy team forms an integral part of the specialist palliative care team that provides high quality care to patients when disease is no longer responsive to curative treatment.  In particular, physiotherapists provide leadership in rehabilitation, ensuring that patients are given the opportunity to optimise their function to maximise quality of life.

The post holder will be a member of the specialist multidisciplinary palliative care team and will contribute to the effective provision of rehabilitation and therapy support.  He/she will undertake physiotherapy assessment and treatment of palliative care patients as an autonomous practitioner.  He/she will be required to support the physiotherapy provision across the Northern Ireland Hospice.  The post holder will therefore work across the Adult Inpatient Unit and Hub (outpatient) services.  He/she is required to be flexible to respond to out of hour’s requests within reason as per clinical policy.  The post holder will contribute to projects and teaching initiatives as a source of physiotherapy expertise and advice, and will actively and positively engage in their own development with support of their line manager and other relevant persons.



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