Specialist Physiotherapist in Palliative Care

Salary
£29,695 - £37,897
Town/City Worcester WR5 2QT
Payment type Per annum
Region West Midlands
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours full-time
Job reference 214
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer St. Richard's Hospice

Other benefits

At St. Richard’s, we provide further training and development opportunities and clinical supervision. The successful candidate will receive day-to-day managerial and professional support from a team of experienced Palliative Care Physiotherapists.   

Vacancy details

Specialist Physiotherapist in Palliative Care

Job Reference: 214

Hours:            37.5 hours per week (part time requests will be considered)

Salary Scale: St. Richard’s Hospice Payscale Pay Point 15 – 19  
                         (£29,695 - £37,897 per annum).

Are you an experienced Physiotherapist with a minimum of three years post registration experience with an interest or expertise in Palliative Care? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our team.

We care for adults with a serious progressive illness, improving their quality of life from diagnosis, during treatment and to their last days. We also support their loved ones. Each year the hospice team supports more than 3,400 patients, family members and bereaved people in Worcestershire.

The Hospice is currently undergoing works (Build 2020) to provide a bespoke, multi-purpose, space to expand our Living Well Centre activities, of which Phase 1 is already complete.  We provide a range of activities including courses on managing breathlessness and fatigue; exercise groups and creative therapies designed to increase confidence and independence, relieve symptoms, reduce stress, anxiety and improve sleep.

This is an exciting opportunity for a caring, compassionate and committed professional to support the rehabilitative agenda within the Hospice.  You will work collaboratively with members of the Therapy and Multi-disciplinary Teams to provide a truly holistic approach to supporting patients within our In-Patient Unit, Living Well Centre and the Community setting.

You will have a minimum of 3 years post registration experience of working as a Physiotherapist and have excellent motivational and communication skills. A Physiotherapy degree or diploma and registration with the Health and Care Professions Council are essential requirements for this role.

At St. Richard’s, we provide further training and development opportunities and clinical supervision. The successful candidate will receive day-to-day managerial and professional support from a team of experienced Palliative Care Physiotherapists.   

This post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you would to find out more information or arrange an informal visit to the Hospice, please contact Kirstie Smith, Staff and Volunteer Recruitment Co-ordinator, St. Richard’s Hospice, Wildwood Drive, Worcester WR5 2QT Tel. 01905 763963 or email Recruitment@strichards.org.uk.

Closing date: 13 April 2020 at 12 noon

Interview date (provisional): 23 April 2020  

Charity No. 515668

How to apply

Applications can be made directly from our website www.strichards.org.uk/about/careers/.

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