Rehabilitation Service Lead

Vacancy
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

We are currently developing our supportive care services and have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Physiotherapist to join our Supportive Care team at St Peter & St James Hospice as a Rehabilitation Service Lead.

A hospice care career enables you to be part of a multi-professional team and provide holistic care to patients who have life-limiting illnesses. We aim to ensure that patients receive the best possible care, in the right place, at the right time.

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Who are we looking for?

Our ideal physiotherapist will provide a high quality service to enhance our patients quality of life and be flexible when managing their caseload, working at both the Hospice and within the local community.

Working with the Hospice clinical leads, you will support the development of the physiotherapy provision, provide specialist assessments and treatments to your caseload of patients, manage individualised care plans and ensure that all patients are working towards realistic goals. You will also support the ongoing service development of therapies across hospice services.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills, demonstrating sensitivity and compassion to patients, families, and carers. Experience of working with people with life-limiting conditions will be an advantage. You will have experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team, be adaptable, reliable, highly organised and:
- Be HCPC registered
- Have completed the relevant degree / qualification in physiotherapy
- Hold a valid UK driver licence and have access to own vehicle during work hours

What do we provide?

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on hr@stpjhospice.org. The closing date for this position is Monday, 12th December 2022, and interviews will be held on Wednesday, 21st December 2022. For more information about the role or to arrange an informal Hospice visit, please contact Eirian Levell, Care Director elevell@stpjhospice.org or Karen James, Head of Supportive Care kjames@stpjhospice.org.

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Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentClinical
LocationNorth Chailey and community
SalarySalary Band 7 (£41,656 - £47,672 pa pro-rata)
Working hoursPart-time 30hrs per week (worked over 4 days between Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateMonday 12th December 2022

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