Senior Physiotherapist

Status: Permanent - 22.5 - 37.5 hrs per week, exact hours can be flexible, and to be decided after interview with the successful candidate.

Salary: WTE £31,365 - £37,890 Band 6

Closing Date: 06/09/2021

Interview Date: 21/09/2021

For over 30 years St Elizabeth Hospice has driven forward innovation and development of services, both in the Ipswich and East Suffolk locality and now further up the coast to the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.  NHS Norfolk and Waveney CCG have awarded the specialist palliative and end of life care contract to East Coast Community Healthcare.  The contract includes a specialist palliative care service which will be delivered in partnership with St Elizabeth Hospice.

This is an exciting time for St Elizabeth Hospice. It is a time of expansion, development and investment in the Hospice Team. We are offering an opportunity to be part of the Specialist Palliative Care Therapy Team influencing the holistic care and palliative rehabilitation to patients with a progressive and life limiting illness. This is a chance to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Are you an enthusiastic Registered Physiotherapist with demonstrable experience and knowledge of providing care to people with a specialist palliative care need?

We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist to join our expanding Therapy Team. You would be part of a team providing specialist palliative input to patients both in their own homes, as well as in our new Community Care Unit / Day Care locations.

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”

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, email or Emily Gage, Therapy Team Leader, on 07719 918903, 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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