Contract: 37.5 hours per week (job share considered)
Location: Fair Havens and within the Community
Closing Date: Feb 22, 2022

We are currently recruiting for a Physiotherapist to join our established Wellbeing Team.

Band 6

Candidates will have:

  • Degree/Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Professional registration as recognised by HPC.
  • Minimum 3 years experience working as a physiotherapist in a hospital or hospice setting.
  • A full clean driving licence and access to a car

The successful applicant will be a Hospice employee and may therefore have contact with vulnerable people and carers, they may certainly come into contact with those who are caring for vulnerable people and or their carers. It is necessary to take significant steps to protect the health and safety of our entire community. In order to comply with our duty of care, Havens Hospices require all our staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Vaccination will be a condition of employment unless a medical evidenced exemption applies.

At Havens Hospices we care for children, young people and adults with complex or incurable conditions. Our specialist Care Teams can support them and their family living throughout illness, death and bereavement, in the comfort of their own home and through our hospice services, Fair Havens, The J’s and Little Havens.

In return for your expertise and passion, you will receive a competitive salary package and most of all, by making the most of every day you work at Havens Hospices you’ll be helping us continue ‘Making every day count’ for those who need us most.


Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • To utilise and promote a rehabilitative palliative care approach.
  • To provide physiotherapy interventions within the community setting in Fair Havens Hub, IPU and in patients own homes in the community.
  • To support patients and those important to them with a palliative life limiting condition.
  • To manage a caseload, using evidence based/patient centred principles within physical and psychological medicine to maintain independence and promote wellbeing.
  • To maintain clinical records in accordance with legal requirements and professional standards.

Benefits for you:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee assistance Programme.
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)