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Specialist Physiotherapist - St Helena Hospice

Job Reference: J181-A-21-50767

Central Advertising - Social Enterprises
£14,280 (Prorated amount)

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.

St Helena are looking for a Specialist Physiotherapist to work within the inpatient unit on a part time basis, providing cover on a Thursday and Friday (these are set days). 

The main pirorities of the role are to:

  • To deliver specialist palliative care physiotherapy support and advice to patients with a life limiting illness and their carers and those with complex end of life needs.  

  • To complete an expert assessment and manage a caseload of patients with complex/highly complex needs in The Hospice and in the community setting, using evidence- based/ patient- centred principles to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate interventions. 

  • To assist in the planning, development and evaluation of the therapy elements of the Hospice MDTs, holding responsibility for defined projects.       

  • To provide specialist palliative care education and training to other healthcare professionals and students within and outside St Helena and promote evidence based practice.  

  • Lead on research and audit in specialist palliative care rehabilitation / therapy.  

  • To uphold the philosophy of St Helena providing informed choices for patients.  

Please see the Job Description for more information or speak to Sue O'Neill, Matron on 01206 845566.

Please note that this vacancy closes on 20th April and an interview date is yet to be confirmed. 

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