Physiotherapist Lead for Wellbeing Centre (Day Therapy)

Salary Unspecified
Town/City North Cheam SM39DX
Payment type Per hour
Region London
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours part-time
Job reference SRH1110
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer St Raphael's Hospice
Workplace St Raphael's Hospice

Other benefits

We believe that working for St Raphael’s is not a one way street and in return for your time and commitment we are pleased to offer:

  • Competitive Salaries: Our Salaries are reviewed annually and benchmarked against similar organisations. Although we are not an NHS entity we offer salaries equivalent to the Agenda For Change pay scales for clinical roles.
  • Annual Leave: We offer FTE 24 days per year for non-clinical roles and 28 days a year for clinical, with an additional allocation of 8 days for bank holidays.
  • Pension: We operate an employee pension scheme and offer continuation of NHS Pension scheme for selected clinical roles.
  • Sick Pay: This is a dynamic allowance based upon length of service with qualification initiating after 6 months.
  • Free Eye Test: Available annually for Permanent staff.
  • Staff Pilates Classes: Held weekly and free for all staff or volunteers.
  • Annual Flu Vaccinations
  • Discount at Orangery Café
  • Training and Development opportunities: The Hospice is dedicated to supporting all professional development. Working for us offers excellent career progression opportunities, with many of our current senior nurses being “home grown”. We are committed to helping you grow your career by providing support to undertake professional qualifications.
  • Quality Care: We are renowned for our patient care, focusing on practicing high quality nursing standards, giving clinicians the time and space to deliver the patient care that inspired them to join the profession.

Vacancy details

This is an exciting time to join SRH - your local Hospice, as a Physiotherapist Lead (Band 6/7 equivalent) for your Wellbeing Centre (Day Therapy), working as part of the Allied Health Professional and multi-disciplinary team.

This role can be worked over 3 days (22.5 hours per week) or 4 days (30 hours per week).

You will act as the clinical lead for the Wellbeing Centre and be responsible for providing person-centred, holistic rehabilitation services to palliative care patients and also support the In-patient unit.

The successful applicant must have a recognised qualification in physiotherapy or equivalent and be registered with the HPC/MCSP with at proven least 4 years clinical experience.

If you are passionate about providing exceptional Hospice care everyday, this may be the post for you.

This role is subject to a DBS check.

We welcome informal visits.  Should this sound of interest, please contact the HR department, who will be more than happy to arrange on 0208 099 7777 or email at hr@straphaels.org.uk

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How to apply

Recruitment Process

We are an equal opportunities employer. We support staff and their professional development through structured supervision, education, appraisal and training.

Applications

Applications for non clinical posts should be made via our online application form. A link to the form can be found beneath each current vacancy.  For more information on any roles or if you have any issue with the online application process, please contact our HR Team below.

For any of our clinical and nursing vacancies, please apply via the NHS Jobs link provided within the individual job description.

Interviews

All applicants are screened against the qualification, knowledge, skills and abilities and experience detailed in the job specification.  If successfully shortlisted the applicant will be contacted within 5 days of the closing date by our HR department to arrange an interview date and time. 

All interviews are by panel. Interviews for clinical vacancies involve a combination of competency based questions, a scenario, literacy and numeracy tests.

If you have a disability and require any adjustments or assistance please let us know, so we can make the necessary arrangements prior to the interview.

We welcome informal visits from potential applicants.  Should you wish to do this, please contact our HR Team below, who will be more than happy to arrange this for you.

The HR department will make contact with successful applicants to commence the recruitment process and send a new starter pack consisting of an offer letter, two copies of the Job description (one of which should be signed and returned), a set of policies to review and sign, an Occupational Health form, details of the DBS process if the role is eligible for a clearance, and a payroll form. All documentation should be returned to the HR department.

Where practicable, unsuccessful applicants will be notified within 5 days of the closing date. Please do not let unsuccessful shortlisting deter you from applying for other suitable roles. 

Please note there are certain vacancies for which we receive a high volume of applications, where this occurs we may have to bring forward the closing date. Should this occur, notification will be posted in the vacancy listing. 

References

References are only requested on offer of the role. Offer of employment is subject to two satisfactory references, one of which must be from the current/most recent employer. We will never contact a referee without your prior consent.

Occupational Health

Once received back from the successful applicant, the Occupational Health form is sent to our Occupational Health Manager. They will clear the applicant for work or make contact to discuss the form as well as discussing any relevant immunisations.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) formerly CRB

For all eligible roles a DBS clearance is required. We utilise the services of an independent organisation by the name of Ucheck for DBS checking. Once cleared by Occupational Health, the applicant will receive an email from Ucheck containing a unique link to a form for their completion housed on the Ucheck website. Should you be unable to access email or have any issues, the HR department will be more than willing to assist. 

Once completed the successful applicant should make an appointment with the HR department to present identification and evidence of their Right to Live and Work in the UK. 

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