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Specialised PT / OT / RN – Wellbeing Services

Rehab and Wellbeing Team
£32,560 - £38,443.20 p.a. inclusive of HCA (0.8)
Permanent - Part Time
30 hours per week (0.8)
Closing date:
14 July 2024

Title:  Specialist Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse - Wellbeing Services


Location:            Sydenham, SE London


Hours:  0.8 WTE / 30.0 hours per week (part time)


Salary:  £32,560 - £38,443.20 p.a. inclusive of HCA


Founded in 1967, St Christopher's pioneered the modern hospice movement and is internationally renowned as a centre of innovation and expertise in the field of palliative care. 


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurse to join our Rehab and Wellbeing team. 

In this new role, the successful candidate will lead in the operational delivery of the wellbeing services for patients and their carer’s. The role involves the provision and delivery of specialist wellbeing services with a focus on Rehabilitative Palliative Care to optimise independence and make a significant difference to their quality of life.  Working closely with the Clinical Team Lead for Rehab and Wellbeing, you will be involved in the planning and delivery of our Wellbeing services. The successful candidate will help to ensure that the Wellbeing service is developed in line with best practice, will inform on policy development, and will assist in the recruitment, training, support and supervision of staff and volunteers who deliver the Wellbeing Service.

We are looking for: 

  • a person-centred therapist or nurse with sound reasoning skills and the ability to deliver therapeutic, rehabilitative interventions in a group or individual setting across a complex patient caseload in specialist palliative care
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Management experience
  • Good organisational skills


We can offer you:

  • experience working in a dynamic and forward-thinking rehabilitation and wellbeing team
  • development of specialist knowledge and skills in palliative care rehabilitation 
  • support in working closely with death, dying, and loss
  • opportunity to work within a wider expert multi-professional team


Please contact Lorna Pearce, Rehab and Wellbeing Lead for further information or to arrange an informal visit 

To apply for this position, please complete an application form and return it to our Recruitment inbox before the closing date.

Registered Charity: 210667

Closing Date: 14th July 2024                               

Interviews:  Provisional interview date 23rd July 2024


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For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

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