Community Unit Lead / Senior Therapist

Status: Permanent

Salary: £38,890.00 to £44,503.00 - Band 7

Closing Date: 08/03/2021

Interview Date: 18/03/2021

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We are pleased to announce we are launching the St Elizabeth Hospice Community Unit to provide holistic care and palliative rehabilitation to patients with a progressive and life limiting illness. The Community Unit will support patients who require multi-professional input, group support, social integration, specialist interventions and psychological support.

This is an exciting opportunity to plan and introduce day service provision since its suspension in March 2020 due to the global pandemic.

The Community Unit Lead will be responsibility for the day-to-day organisation of the unit as well as its development and expansion. We are looking for experienced Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to carry out this role alongside supporting a clinical caseload.

In return we offer:

• mirror Agenda for Change with regard to salary, enhancements, annual leave and occupational sick pay (however not reckonable service)
• personal pension plan (NHS Pensions are transferrable)
• excellent training opportunities
• employee assistance programme
• free parking

Our most recent Care Quality Commission report rated the hospice as “Outstanding”

Closing Date: 8 March 2021
Interview Date: 18 March 2021

If you would like an opportunity to find out some more about working at the hospice and how it can fit your own career aspirations, we recommend an informal visit/discussion prior to you completing your application. Please contact Hanna McDowell, Head of Therapy, on 01473 707005 or email

For more information please use the link to view the job description and person specification.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

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