Macmillan Occupational Therapist

Permanent Band 6 with benefits
Closing date: 08 October 2018
Interview date: 16 October 2018

Up to 32 hours per week

Part-time/Job share considered

Salary Band 6 + Benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist(s) to join our multi-disciplinary team at The Hospice of St Francis, Berkhamsted to contribute to our rehabilitation and wellbeing services for patients, carers and family members. This post is a permanent contract. Some weekend working may be required.

The successful candidate will be part of the Rehabilitation and Wellbeing Team at The Hospice of St Francis and will also be required to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and other care providers. Clinically you will be responsible for the assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment of a mixed caseload of patients, including neurology, respiratory, cardiac and cancer diagnoses, within the Inpatient Unit, The Spring Centre, our Health and Wellbeing Centre and within the community. The successful candidate will provide a high quality service to those diagnosed with a potentially life limiting illness and therefore previous experience of working with these patient groups is essential.

 Candidates should be passionate about promoting a palliative rehabilitation model which develops/supports self-management to optimise quality of life and function after diagnosis of a potentially life limiting illness. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of palliative care, have good communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.

 The Hospice of St Francis provides excellent opportunities for professional development and clinical supervision.

 You should be a qualified Occupational Therapist and have current registration with HCPCPlease note the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced level DBS check.

 Should you wish to informally discuss this post or to arrange an informal visit to gain a better understanding of the Physiotherapy Therapy service within The Hospice of St Francis, please contact Suzy Hudson, Head of Rehabilitation and Wellbeing or Kimberley McLaughlin, Director of Wellbeing and Family Support, on 01442 869550.

Please apply by downloading the application form below or

email  For informal discussions, or to contact

HR, please telephone on 01442 869550

Previous applicants need not apply.




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