Physiotherapist - Bank

Salary: £16.37 per hour
Hours: As agreed
End date: n/a

We are looking for experienced Physiotherapists to join our Rehabilitation team. The successful applicants will help provide individualised, specialist palliative physiotherapy to our patients at the Hospice and in the community.


  • To provide individualised, specialist palliative physiotherapy service to inpatients, day hospice patients, outpatients and patients in their own home
  • Works as part of the rehab team; with Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant


  • Provides continuity of specialist palliative physiotherapy to Hospice patients


  • Promotes the St Wilfrid’s culture of excellence in patient and people care
  • Delivers a high quality physiotherapy service to patients, ensuring that care is planned following individual assessments and implemented and evaluated regularly
  • Liaises with members of the multidisciplinary team on the ward and in the community to ensure smooth working across teams
  • Works closely with the Occupational Therapist and other professionals to provide specialist advice to maintain effective service provision
  • Allocates work to the Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant in liaison with the Occupational Therapist
  • Communicates clearly and regularly with their line manager and colleagues
  • Ensures continuity of service through appropriate delegation to rehab teams
  • Contributes to reporting of progress towards meeting relevant strategic and operational goals
  • Contributes towards ensuring that the Hospice’s exposure to risk is minimised through safe practice and awareness of health and safety and infection control
  • Takes immediate action on complaints and untoward incidents and report to Lead Nurse Inpatient Service
  • Contributes to department/service to make continuous improvement
  • Is a member of the Health Professions Council and practises in accordance of their professional code
  • Liaises with colleagues in other organisations as required
  • Participates in the application of performance management
  • Ensures the maintenance of a supportive atmosphere maintaining good morale
  • Motivates and directs both staff and volunteers to ensure high standards of performance and delivery
  • Maintain a cost-effective service within agreed budget
  • Promotes research based practice and the maintenance of a supportive learning environment
  • Provides development training and support for self and others including mandatory updates
  • Treats volunteers with respect and values their contribution
  • Works within agreed hospice policies, procedures and guidelines; participates in reviewing as required and ensures staff are aware of these as relevant


  • Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Minimum 3 years post qualifying
  • Palliative care experience
  • Relevant post qualifying qualifications
  • Teaching and leadership
  • IT Skills
  • Driving Licence


  • People Care
  • Motivation & Initiative
  • Change & Adaptability
  • Planning & Organisation
  • Analysis & Decision Making Ability
  • Coaching & Teamwork
  • Leadership 

How to apply

If you're interesting in this role, please download and complete the application form below. You can email the form to