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£32,394 - £38,246 per annum pro rata
Part Time
22.5 hours per week

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Hours: 22.5 hours per week, worked over 3 days (Wednesday, Thursday and one other day in the week, to be discussed)
Salary: scale of £32,394 - £38,246 per annum pro rata (placement on scale dependent on experience and qualifications)

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th November 2021
Interview Date: Monday 13th December 2021

Are you a confident and experienced Physiotherapist with at least four years post qualification experience and have a passion to work in a palliative and end of life environment? Do you want a rewarding job that makes a difference to local people? Do you want to work for an award-winning employer that’s been voted by staff to be one of the Top 10 Best Not-For-Profit’s to work for in the whole of the UK for the last three years running?

If the answer to the questions above is yes, then team Dove House is for you!

About us:

Dove House Hospice are specialists in palliative care, which is the total care of patients whose illness is no longer curable and for whom the goal must be quality of life.
The hospice supports patients and those who care about them to live every moment. It is our vision to provide a sustainable, comfortable and caring environment in which to offer exceptional person centred care.
All roles throughout the organisation contribute to making our vision a reality for those who rely on us to provide the care that is right for them, in the place of their choice.

Our ethos is to be fully committed to providing patients with a safe, caring, nurturing and happy environment in which our staff are united, positive, passionate and professional.

You will need:

• Diploma or Degree in Physiotherapy with HCPC Registration
• Evidence of continuing professional development
• Good IT skills
• Broad based clinical experience with evidence knowledge/experience in relevant clinical area
• Ability to manage a caseload
• Experience of working in a palliative and end of life care environment
• Evidence of multi-disciplinary work
• Ability to move and handle patients safely
• Effective self-management skills
• Excellent communication skills and a flexible approach
• Able to work unsupervised
• Car driver with full license

About the role:

• Provide a physiotherapy service for patients to nationally agreed standards
• Provide a physiotherapy service covering inpatient unit and day services and prioritising these cases as appropriate. Service to include pain management, respiratory care, breathlessness, anxiety. Occasional community work as required.
• To take a lead in mobility awareness including falls assessment
• To work autonomously to undertake the specialist comprehensive assessment of patients with a range of complex health and social care needs demonstrating highly specialised skills and advanced clinical reasoning.
• Take an active part in multi-disciplinary working, planning and development and evaluation of services.
• Manage a caseload of complex patients as an autonomous practitioner, evidencing high level problem solving and reasoning skills and independence of judgement.
• Participate in the referral assessment, intervention and evaluation in order to meet client and carer need.
• Design, implement and evaluate treatment programmes to address these problems.
• Work to client-centred goals and monitor outcomes
• To plan and carry out rehabilitation programmes to improve and maintain independence where appropriate
• Establish a therapeutic relationship with clients/carers through motivation and negotiation in order to achieve the optimum outcome for the patient.
• Act as an advocate for patients as appropriate and necessary e.g. liaising with other services.
• To provide crisis intervention, especially when referred very late in the course of their life limiting illness.
• Participate in and co-ordinate the discharge planning of patients to other community services as appropriate.
• To take an active part in multi-disciplinary working, planning and development and evaluation of services.

Our comprehensive benefits include:

• An excellent pension and life assurance scheme
• Health Service Discounts on big name brands
• Access to a health purchase plan
• Christmas savings club
• Corporate membership discount at Hull Culture & Leisure
• Free annual flu jab
• Free onsite parking

If you want to join a team that work together seamlessly to ensure the care never stops, have a look at the full job description and person specification and if this is the position for you apply NOW for this fantastic opportunity to be part of something amazing!