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Senior Palliative Care Occupational Therapist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Senior Palliative Care Occupational Therapist to work in an exceptional independent private hospital next to Central London.

You will be working for one of UK’s leading health care providers


This is one of the UK’s largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff



*To be considered for this position you must hold a degree in Occupational Therapy and registered with the HCPC




As an Occupational Therapist your key responsibilities will include:

·         Work flexibly and be accountable for effective and efficient time management and prioritisation across the Hospice Inpatient Unit, Day Services and Community

·         Hold clinical responsibility for autonomously managing a complex patient caseload, undertaking appropriate and comprehensive specialist physiotherapy assessment and intervention for patients with life limiting conditions

·         Ensure therapy intervention is individualised and patient centered, focused towards what is important to the patient and involving the patient’s significant others throughout

·         To continually monitor and evaluate therapy intervention, modifying as indicated to support patients and their significant others to set realistic goals appropriate to their disease trajectory and to ensure their changing needs are met

·         Have a sound understanding of the complexities of working with patients with deteriorating conditions

·         Advise on and implement therapeutic interventions aimed at optimising self-management of symptoms, ensuring involvement of the patient, their significant others and the Multi-disciplinary team


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

·         Evidence of post graduate professional development

·         Member of relevant specialist interest group Evidence of additional specialist knowledge acquired through relevant post-graduate physiotherapy training

·         Experience of working across a variety of inpatient and rehab specialties e.g.

oncology, respiratory, Knowledge and competencies equivalent to demands of the post

·         Evidence of robust clinical reasoning in the autonomous management of complex patients

·         Specialist skills of assessment and treatment of patients with complex conditions


The successful Occupational Therapist will receive an excellent salary of £52,356.85 per annum per annum.

This exciting position is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         Ongoing development and training

·         27 days annual leave

·         Generous private healthcare cover

·         Contributory pension schemes – including continuation of the NHS pension

·         Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

·         Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

·         Ongoing training and development programmes

·         Discounts at local, national and online shops

·         Interest-free season ticket loans

·         Cycle to work loan scheme

·         Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards


Reference ID: 5959

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

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