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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/08/2021.


Job Reference: J173-A-21-1649

Pilgrims Hospices in East Kent
£31,365 - £37,890

This advert will be closed once sufficient applications have been received. This can happen quickly, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

Applicants must provide their current or most recent employer as a referee in order to be considered. Friends and family are not permissible as referees.

Pilgrims is seeking a well-motivated and forward thinking Physiotherapist to join the multidisciplinary team (MDT), to support our patients in east Kent. The successful candidate will be involved in delivering physiotherapy services across our inpatient unit and outpatient services. You will have an opportunity to deliver breathlessness management tailored for patients with a life limited illness both for groups and individually, as well as physio based groups in our gyms.

We provide an extensive range of support to ensure the success of all staff and volunteers and receive the development and recognition they deserve including:

  • A supportive and friendly environment. This includes senior support from physiotherapists, as well as strong working relations with other members of the MDT.
  • Support for ongoing training and CPD/career development.

Key duties include:

  • Taking a lead role in advanced assessment, and treatments of patients with life limiting illnesses;
  • Actively contribute in service development
  • Being involved in the supervision and education of other health professionals, and
  • Undertaking evidence based projects and audit, making recommendations for change in practice and development as required.

About Us

As an award winning employer, Pilgrims provides care to services to patients and their families across East Kent delivering a range of holistic care.

At Pilgrims Hospices we have a simple vision:

“Of a community where people with a terminal illness and their family and friends are supported and empowered to live well in mind and body until the very last moment of their life”.

To achieve our Vision, we have a shared set of values and behaviours that will enable us to be the people and the charity that patients and their loved ones need us to be. They form our ‘CODE’ which guides us in our daily working and decision making.

Compassionate We treat everyone with compassion and care.

Open We communicate openly, honestly and effectively.

Dynamic We are dynamic, improving and developing our services.

Empowered We empower people to achieve their outcomes.

Full and part time/ job share considered.

If you think you'd enjoy working for Pilgrims, or would like to know more about the role please do get in touch.

Pilgrims Hospices only accept online applications for this vacancy. Hardcopy applications submitted without prior agreement will not be accepted.

Most positions with Pilgrims Hospices require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Pilgrims Hospices is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the Pilgrims Hospices, please visit our website.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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