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Rehabilitation Assistant Practitioner

Our friendly and professional Rehabilitation Team are looking for a responsive and pro-active, Assistant Practitioner to support the physiotherapists for 15 hours per week at Peace Hospice Care across 2-3 days.

You would be working mainly in our welcoming In Patient Unit, where we support up to 12 patients with holistic, specialised palliative and end of life care, and also supporting exercise groups for outpatients.  As part of the Rehabilitation Team and the wider MDT, you would be supporting the physiotherapist to action individualised plans of care, with a focus on falls, mobility, breathlessness and fatigue and including exercise plans where appropriate.

Patient support & delivery of Palliative Rehabilitation under the guidance of a Physiotherapist with a main focus on the inpatient unit patients, helping in the Well being Team as required;

80% clinical practice

5% management

10% quality

5% education

 

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 its 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.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

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.

Role: Rehabilitation Assistant Practitioner

Department: Starlight Services - Rehabilitation

Salary: Band B Salary: £17,901 - £20,901 pro-rata

Closing date:

Interviews scheduled: 05/02/2020

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Joanna Marovitch, Starlight Manager on 01923 330 330.

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You would be working mainly in our welcoming In Patient Unit, where we support up to 12 patients with holistic, specialised palliative and end of life care, and also supporting exercise groups for outpatients.  As part of the Rehabilitation Team and the wider MDT, you would be supporting the physiotherapist to action individualised plans of care, with a focus on falls, mobility, breathlessness and fatigue and including exercise plans where appropriate.

Patient support & delivery of Palliative Rehabilitation under the guidance of a Physiotherapist with a main focus on the inpatient unit patients, helping in the Well being Team as required;

80% clinical practice

5% management

10% quality

5% education

 

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 its 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.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Peace Hospice Care, as we strive to become the leading provider of specialist palliative care in our community.

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.