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Physiotherapist – Inpatient Unit

We are looking to recruit a responsive, proactive and experienced physiotherapist who will work in our Inpatient Unit, where we support up to 12 patients with holistic, specialised end of life care.

Contact us now if you:

are a registered physiotherapist

have effective interpersonal and communication skills

have experience of working within palliative care/long term conditions 

have the ability to deal with complex and difficult emotional situations

are able to self-motivate and motivate others

can work autonomously and as part of a team

Job Summary

Deliver high quality Specialist Palliative Physiotherapy as part of the multidisciplinary team at the Hospice

• Maintain a respectful, non-judgemental and caring attitude, ensuring the Hospice vision and philosophy of care is integral to the care delivered and role undertaken

• Meet the aims and objectives of the Starlight Rehabilitation Service as part of the Rehabilitation team and wider Patient Services Team

• This role is 80% patient-facing and 20% admin

About Us
Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years. Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000. We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services. We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre. In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished. We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.
Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our Values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.

Department: Clinical

Salary: £26,622 pro rata - 11.25 hours per week

Closing date:

For more details about the role please call contact Joanna Marovitch, Starlight Manager on 01923 330 330.

To apply please contact Human Resources on 01923 330 330 or email recruitment@peacehospicecare.org.uk

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Contact us now if you:

are a registered physiotherapist

have effective interpersonal and communication skills

have experience of working within palliative care/long term conditions 

have the ability to deal with complex and difficult emotional situations

are able to self-motivate and motivate others

can work autonomously and as part of a team

Job Summary

Deliver high quality Specialist Palliative Physiotherapy as part of the multidisciplinary team at the Hospice

• Maintain a respectful, non-judgemental and caring attitude, ensuring the Hospice vision and philosophy of care is integral to the care delivered and role undertaken

• Meet the aims and objectives of the Starlight Rehabilitation Service as part of the Rehabilitation team and wider Patient Services Team

• This role is 80% patient-facing and 20% admin

About Us
Peace Hospice Care (PHC) has been supporting people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, from across the community for 25 years. Awarded ‘Outstanding’ for being caring by the Care Quality Commission in 2016, and ‘Good’ overall, we are an award-winning charity dedicated to supporting and empowering patients and their families.

Based in Watford, within a 5-minute walking distance of Watford High Street and Intu Shopping Centre, we cover 36 GP practices which serve a population of 320,000. We offer a professional and exciting working environment supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.

Our three core clinical services are: Inpatient Unit, Starlight Outpatient Services and our Community Services. We also host the West Herts Palliative Referral Centre. In 2017 our Inpatient Unit was refurbished. We have 12 specialist palliative and end of life short stay beds which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

Our vision is to be the leading provider for specialist palliative and end of life care across South West Hertfordshire and the wider area. To support this vision, we have recently developed a five-year clinical strategy with the aim of reaching more people, and bringing high quality care closer to home.
Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our Values of ‘Respect’, ‘Innovation’, ‘Responsive’, ‘Excellence’ and Integrity’. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview.