"We’re able to form those meaningful relationships with families and we’re very much led by their individual needs."

Mandy Binney, Community Team Leader


£35,430 pa (FTE)

24.5 hours per week

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We are currently supporting around 300 families both in our hospice and in family homes.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much much more.  It costs more than £5m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 15% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

We are looking for a highly motivated Paediatric or Learning Disability physiotherapist to join our care team.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and expanding team and Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, providing therapy to children and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders aged 0-25.

We are currently looking for a physiotherapist who can work 24.5 hours per week.  You will work alongside our current physiotherapist to help children and families achieve their goals.

The requirements:

As a physiotherapist you will have extensive knowledge and expertise in delivering therapy for children and young people with life shortening conditions in a variety of settings.

You will be expected to provide a programme of therapy for our children accessing respite based on each child’s individual need. This will often include a mix of individual therapy and group sessions to help them achieve their physical potential. The team also work with other health professionals and schools to provide guidance on ability and any equipment/aids.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Time off in lieu
  • Uniform

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Judith Bentley, Head of Care or Jane Field, physiotherapist on 01909 517360, or email [email protected]

Download the job description and person specification here

Download your application form here

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to [email protected]

Closing date:      27th September 2021

Interviews:         12th October 2021

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