We are seeking a highly motivated and committed Occupational Therapist with excellent communication skills to provide a range of individualised interventions, including small group work, designed to promote wellbeing and independence. The successful applicant will join our established Therapy Team providing services for hospice patients in the Community, Inpatient and Day Services setting. You will be part of a multi professional team dedicated to the provision of a high-quality specialist palliative care service. As this is a specialist post, full training in the specialist aspects of our service can be given.

Applicants must be registered with the Healthcare Professions Council and have post registration experience preferably in community, inpatient, frailty, mental health, neurology, or palliative care settings.

This post is offered on a full- time basis, working 37.5 hours per week. However, consideration will be given to 30 hours per week.

Employees at St Catherine’s Hospice can enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday, increasing with length of service to 30 days + public holidays
  • Option to buy or sell up to 1 week of annual leave
  • Day off for volunteering
  • Day off for moving house
  • Blue Light Card
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Generous Pension – Up to 9% employer contributors or honour NHS pension
  • Enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • Pay enhancement of unsocial hours
  • Flu Jabs
  • Counselling Offering
  • Discounted Gym
  • Schwartz rounds
  • Wellbeing Supervision (aka clinical supervision)
  • Career pathway and progression

This role is subject to a Standard/Enhanced DBS check.

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We are located in Malthouse Road, Crawley, West Sussex, which is within commuting distance from Brighton and London and just a 5-minute walk from Crawley railway station.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post in more detail, please contact the Claire Lawson 07711007403.

Role:                                      Occupational Therapist

Salary:                                   £29,572 - £34,737 (CA4)

Hours:                                   30/37.5 per week - Monday-Friday 8.00-17.00

                                                 (hours to be discussed at interview)

Closing date:                       02 September 2021

Interview date:                  To be confirmed

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Location Malthouse Road, Crawley, United Kingdom
Job Type Full-time Permanent
Category Patient Services
Reference No. HR036
Salary £29,572 - £34,737 (CA4)
Closing Date 02/09/2021
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