We are seeking a capable and experienced Senior Physiotherapist to join our client’s Hospice/Palliative Care Unit based in Hackney, East London. This role is within easy reach of TfL and National Rail services
This is a full-time role, salary (£51,488 – £57,802) or a part-time opportunity of no less than 30 hours per week could be negotiated.
Reporting to the Therapies Manager, as the Band 7 Physiotherapist you will be a senior clinical member and leader within the Hospice Management team.
The Therapies Team includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Dietetics.
– lead a team of four Band 5/6 Physiotherapists, overseeing and ensuring the delivery of high quality provision to patients, families, and important others.
– undertake highly specialised physiotherapy assessment and treatment of patients with life limiting illness as an autonomous practitioner.
– contribute to, and take a leadership role in, projects and teaching initiatives as a source of physiotherapy expertise and advice across the team and organisation.
– provide leadership on multidisciplinary rehabilitative palliative care, the principles and philosophy of supporting palliative patients to live as independently as possible, both within the hospice and externally.
The Hospice comprises an Inpatient Unit (two 17 bed wards including respite beds), Community Palliative Care, Day services and various therapies including a volunteer led Empowered living team helping patients self manage their condition and maintain independence.
Services are provided for people with cancer and other life threatening illnesses and for their significant others.
Patients are admitted for assessment, symptom control, terminal care, rehabilitation, respite care and medical interventions from the catchment areas of East London and the city.
Qualified Physiotherapist with full HCPC registration.
Current or recent Band 6 (or equivalent) UK Hospice/Palliative Care experience
Experienced in the supervision and direction of junior physiotherapists
Confident and experienced in delivering training and education in a variety of settings
A strong communicator who is able to communicate with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
Ability to make judgments and decisions with confidence.
Ability to cope in stressful situations, prioritise and manage own caseload.
The additional benefits of working for this organisation include:
27 days holiday plus bank holidays
A private pension scheme or continuation of NHS pension if applicable
A money back scheme on treatments (dental, opticians etc)
‘cycle to work’ ‘scheme; helping you commute and keep fit for less
EAP (employee assistance programme) – support given for stress, financial issues, mental health issues
Jarrodean is a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Oncology & Palliative Care staff including Physiotherapists
As a nurse-led consultancy our detailed understanding of the complexity of Palliative Care Physio role places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Recruiting Managers.
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If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.