Complementary Therapist

Location

Cross Site – Heald Green and Little Hulton

Salary

Hospice Band 5, £29,640-£35,619.

Competency Frameworks are used to determine pay levels on appointment to a post and also pay progression whilst in post. Individual competencies within the Competency Frameworks are aligned to qualifications, knowledge and skills.

Hours

24 hours per week, worked over four days (between Monday and Friday)

Introduction

At St Ann’s we are proud of our heritage of providing excellent care to those living with or affected by life limiting illnesses, we are looking forward to continue that care and sustaining St Ann’s for future generations.

Our patients lie at the heart of everything we do and we need talented and committed people to provide their care and to ensure St Ann’s is fit for the future.

“It feels like a privilege to add value and quality to life when someone’s days are short in the palliative phase of their illness.”

Bobby Magee, Advanced Physiotherapist

The Role

As a Complementary Therapist, you will:

  • Assess and Advise: Evaluate patients with complex needs, provide expert advice and develop personalised therapy plans.
  • Tailor Treatments: Adapt therapies to meet individual patient needs
  • Collaborate: Work collaboratively with our multidisciplinary team to ensure patients’ needs are met.
  • Manage Referrals: Oversee the referral process to the complementary therapy service, ensuring appropriate allocation in conjunction with colleagues.
  • Handle Caseloads: Manage the complementary therapy caseload with colleagues, ensuring timely patient reviews and treatments.
  • Train and Educate: Organise, deliver, and evaluate training related to complementary therapy at the hospice to internal and external colleagues.
  • Supervise Volunteers: Provide support and supervision to volunteer therapists, ensuring safe and effective patient care.

The Person

  • Are you a qualified therapist passionate about delivering holistic care? We are looking for a skilled Complementary Therapist to join our dedicated team and enhance the well-being of our patients and carers/families.
  • Can you demonstrate the ability to use various strategies to provide skilled, compassionate, individualised therapies to patients and their carers/families?
  • Are you able to demonstrate the importance of complementary therapy in palliative care?
  • As our ideal candidate, you will be qualified to safely and competently deliver complementary therapies including Reflexology, Indian Head Massage/Massage, and Aromatherapy. You should hold recognised certifications from relevant bodies such as the Aromatherapy Regulation Working Group (e.g., IFPA, ITEC), The Reflexology Forum (e.g., AOR, BRA), and The British Association of Massage Therapy, as well as Reiki 1st and 2nd degrees. If you are not already certified in Reiki Level 2, you must be willing to achieve this within your first year of employment.
  • The role demands the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, effectively managing time and cross-site caseloads.
  • You will need to be able to independently travel between our two hospice sites.
  • If this sounds like you, apply today to bring your expertise in complementary therapies to a compassionate and supportive environment.

Key Benefits

  • 35 days annual leave rising to 37 after 5 years and 41 after 10 years (inc. bank holidays, pro rata for part-time employees)
  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme up to 7% matched contribution. Ability to continue with a previously held NHS pension (subject to making contributions into the scheme in the previous 12 months).
  • Life cover (Scottish Widows Pension scheme)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Buy an additional week annual leave (pro rate for part-time)
  • Heath cash plan
  • Discounted lunches on site
  • Meaningful work, making a difference in the lives of others
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership skills within a structured development framework
  • IIP accredited employer creating the right environment for everyone to thrive and reach their potential

Call to action – How to Apply

Please click here to apply via NHS Jobs.

Please contact Fran Brown, Rehab Team Leader & Macmillan Advanced Specialist Occupational Therapist for an informal chat on 0161 498 3659.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2023, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015.

Closing date:

2nd August 2024

Interview date:

13th August 2024

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Director of Business Development

The post of Director of Business Development works within the hospice’s Executive Leadership Team reporting to the Chief Executive. The postholder contributes to the hospice’s strategy by being an effective member of the executive leadership team providing leadership to the following areas of responsibility within the directorate:

  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • Trading Company
  • Communication and Marketing

Business development is integral to delivering our ambitions and our future sustainability. This role encompasses both income generation and expenditure, allowing for critical decision-making, leading to and augmenting meaningful progress with our strategic aims. Key priorities for the role include identifying business development opportunities for growth in order to meet our ambitions as well as providing cohesion and collaboration within the Business Development functions and across all the hospice’s directorates through talented leadership. This is an exciting time to join the hospice as we embark on major developments in our estates and continue to drive our ambitious strategy to lead specialist palliative care.

Contract: We are pleased to be able to offer this post as a permanent position.

Salary: Hospice Band 8d £83,571 – £96,376 Competency Based Framework.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours over 5 days per week, with some out of hours work

Based at: Heald Green but expected to work across site

Free Car Parking at both St Ann’s Sites.

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals. If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply:

To apply please  Click here

Please note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice. St Ann’s Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and children.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2023, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015.

Closing date: 8th  April 2024

Interview date: Stage One 16th April 2024 /  Stage Two  19th April 2024

 

Director of Business Development

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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse – INTERNAL SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY

At St Ann’s, there’s one thing that motivates us, and that’s providing excellent care and support to those living with or affected by life-limiting illnesses. We’re continuously developing our plans for delivering outstanding person-centered care that is innovative and evidence- based and to ensure St Ann’s is in the best shape possible for future generations.
You’ll be challenged, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our purpose and to play your part in making a difference.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Are you able to demonstrate excellence in palliative care, with an interest in developing further?
  • Can you demonstrate an interest in developing your leadership skills?
  • You must be passionate about our patients and be committed to change and supporting the organization in delivering specialist palliative care to our patients.
  • Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motived by the purpose and values of St Ann’s Hospice.

Contract: We are pleased to be able to offer this post as a Secondment for 12 months from April 2024 *Internal Only*

Salary: St Ann’s Band 6 £37,127-£42,618 per annum , pro rata  Competency Based Framework

Working pattern: 23 – 37.5 hours per week

Based at:  Cross site working at Heald Green and Little Hulton

Free Car Parking at both St Ann’s Sites

How to apply: To apply please  Click here

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

Please contact Louise Pinney on 0161 498 3685 for an informal chat.

Dependent on their current role, the successful candidate may be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2023, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015.

Ward Sister/Charge Nurse – INTERNAL SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY

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Bank Capital Campaign Administrator

We’re continuously developing our plans for delivering world-class, innovative care and to ensure St Ann’s is in the best shape possible for future generations.

You’ll be challenged, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our purpose and to play your part in making a difference as we raise the funds needed to build a brand-new hospice for the people of Greater Manchester. Hours will fluctuate in line with the demands of the appeal.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Are you positive, hard working and have attention to detail?
  • Have you got experience of working or volunteering in fundraising or events?
  • Can you support our head of capital campaign in delivering the income required for a new hospice?
  • Can you give our supporters and campaign stakeholders excellent customer service?
  • Are you willing to play your role in a high performing team?
  • Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motived by the purpose and values of St Ann’s Hospice. You must be passionate about our patients and a collaborative colleague

“We would not even be able to consider a new hospice building if we weren’t confident that people know how important our continued support is, and I am excited to see people come forward to make our vision a reality”.

Clare Henderson, Major Gifts, Trusts & Foundations Fundraiser, Capital Funds

 

Contract: We are pleased to be able to offer this post as a Bank  position

Salary: St Ann’s Band 3 11.74 per hour

Working pattern: Bank/Flexible

Based at: Cross-Site; primarily Heald Green

Free Car Parking at both St Ann’s Sites

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals. If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal chat please contact Anne-Marie Wynne on 07870 581092

How to apply: To apply please  Click here

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time

The successful candidate will be subject to a Standard  DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice. St Ann’s Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and children.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2018, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015

*Please note that we may close the advert early if we have a successful applicant.

Closing date: February 29, 2024

Interview date: TBC

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Bank Specialist Occupational Therapist

Have you got what it takes?

  • Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist with interest or skills in Palliative Care?
  • Can you demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member, managing competing priorities?
  • You must be passionate about our patients and a collaborative colleague
  • Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motivated by the purpose and values of St Ann’s Hospice.

“It feels very powerful to enable a person to achieve an important goal, particularly when they have a life-limiting illness.”

Fran Brown, Rehab Team Leader and Macmillan Advanced Occupational Therapist

We’re continuously developing our plans for delivering world-class, innovative care and to ensure St Ann’s is in the best shape possible for future generations.

You’ll be challenged, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our purpose and to play your part in making a difference.

Contract: We are pleased to be able to offer this post as a Bank position.

Salary: Band 6 Bank £19.04 per hour

Working pattern: Ad hoc to cover service needs between 08.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday.

Based at: Cross-site (Heald Green & Little Hulton) cover as needed.

Free Car Parking at both St Ann’s Sites.

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals. If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Fran Brown, Rehab Team Lead or Bobby Magee, Lead Physiotherapist on 0161 498 3659 for an informal chat.

How to Apply: to apply for this position, please click here.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

St Ann’s Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and children.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2018, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015.

Closing Date: January 29, 2024

Interview Date: February 5, 2024 

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Bank Specialist Physiotherapist

Have you got what it takes?

  • Are you an experienced Physiotherapist with interest or skills in Palliative Care?
  • Can you demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team member, managing competing priorities?
  • You must be passionate about our patients and a collaborative colleague
  • Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motivated by the purpose and values of St Ann’s Hospice.

 

It feels like a privilege to add value and quality to life when someone’s days are short in the palliative phase of their illness.

Bobby Magee, Advanced Physiotherapist

 

We’re continuously developing our plans for delivering world-class, innovative care and to ensure St Ann’s is in the best shape possible for future generations.

You’ll be challenged, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our purpose and to play your part in making a difference.

Contract: Bank

Salary: Band 6 Bank £19.04 per hour

Working pattern: Ad hoc to cover service needs between 08.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday.

Based at: Heald Green with some cross-site cover to Little Hulton as needed.

Free Car Parking at both St Anns Sites.

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals. If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Fran Brown, Rehab Team Lead or Bobby Magee, Lead Physiotherapist on 0161 498 3659 for an informal chat.

How to Apply: to apply for this position, please click here.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

St Ann’s Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and children.

Closing Date: 29th January 2024

Interview Date: 5th February 2024

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People & Education Administrator

At St Ann’s, there’s one thing that motivates us, and that’s providing excellent care and support to those living with or affected by life-limiting illnesses.

We’re continuously developing our plans for delivering world-class, innovative care and to ensure St Ann’s is in the best shape possible for future generations.

You’ll be challenged, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our purpose and to play your part in making a difference.

”I am really proud to be a part of Team St Ann’s, and I am always inspired by how everyone really does go the extra mile to support each other and our patients and their loved ones.”

Emma Dixon, Director of Clinical Services

Have you got what it takes?

  • Are you an experienced Administrator?
  • Can you demonstrate excellent administration skills and experience of effectively prioritising and organising a busy workload?
  • You must be passionate about our patients and a collaborative colleague
  • Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motived by the purpose and values of St Ann’s Hospice.

Contract: We are pleased to be able to offer this post as a part time permanent position.

Salary: Hospice Band 3 £22,893 pro rata, Competency Based Framework

Working pattern: 30 hours per week over 4 days (Tuesday to Friday)

Based at: Heald Green, with one day a week at Little Hulton

Free Car Parking at both St Ann’s Sites

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you. Please call Michelle Bradbury, Head of People & Culture for an informal discussion on 0161 498 3632.

How to apply: to apply for this position, please click here.

The successful candidate will be subject to a Standard Disclosure & Barring Service Check. The cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2018, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015. St Ann’s Hospice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and children.

We reserve the right to close and interview prior to the dates outlined below.

Closing date: January 22, 2024

Interview date: January 30, 2024

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Bank Receptionist

We’re continuously developing our plans for delivering world-class, innovative care and to ensure St Ann’s is in the best shape possible for future generations.

You’ll be challenged, inspired and empowered to help us achieve our purpose and to play your part in making a difference.

Have you got what it takes?

  • Are you an enthusiastic team player with good communication skills who is honest and reliable?
  • Can you demonstrate experience working in a similar role, working to the highest standards.
  • You must be passionate about our patients and a collaborative colleague
  • Most importantly, you must be wholeheartedly committed to and motived by the purpose and values of St Ann’s Hospice.

“Every day I’m inspired and humbled in equal measure by the incredible St Ann’s supporters and staff, and how everyone goes the extra mile”.

Greg Kelly, Community Fundraiser

Contract: We are pleased to be able to offer this post as a Bank position.

Salary: St Ann’s Band 2, £11.48 per hour

Working pattern: Bank (Flexible) Enhancements of between 30% and 60% for weekend, bank holidays, unsocial hours.

Based at: Heald Green with some shifts available at Little Hulton when required.

Free Car Parking at both St Ann’s Sites

This is an exciting time to join an ambitious, much loved charity and help us achieve our goals. If you’re looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

Please call  Mark Fletcher, Estates Manager for an informal discussion on 07707286514

How to apply: To apply please Click here

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We are not able to offer sponsorship at this time.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which is covered by the hospice.

Any post holder within the organisation will be expected to undertake safeguarding training appropriate to their role and adhere to safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff must work in accordance with their statutory roles and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding in accordance with the Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2018, The Care Act 2014, and Prevent Duty 2015.

Closing date: January 12, 2024

Interview date: January 19,2024

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