Occupational Therapist

37.5 hours per week

Salary circa £24,500 dependent on experience

St. Wilfrid’s Hospice provides end of life support to the population of Eastbourne and the surrounding parts of East Sussex, from our stunning hospice building and through our highly skilled multi –disciplinary team. We are rated an ‘outstanding’ provider by the Care Quality Commission.

Due to the expansion of our team, we are seeking a registered occupational therapist to join our specialist palliative care team. You will work alongside occupational therapists, physiotherapists and a rehabilitation assistant to provide a high quality service focussing on rehabilitation, self-management and independence. You will be based primarily on the 20 bedded Inpatient unit and also within the Wellbeing service where you will be facilitating groups or working with patients on an outpatient basis.

You will be self-motivated, have a positive attitude towards change and excellent communication skills.

You may be a new graduate or you may be already working as an occupational therapist.

We support our employees with training and development, 27 days annual leave (pro rata) on employment and participation in a pension scheme (including the option to transfer your NHS pension)

If you would like an informal discussion about the position please contact Emily Bowler, occupational therapist on 01323 434261 or [email protected]

To apply for this position please download and complete the attached application form, the Job Description and Person Specification are also available to assist you. Please email your completed application form to [email protected]

If you have any questions regarding your application please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources team on 01323 434209 or email [email protected]

Please note that C.V’s will not be accepted, unless candidates are unable to complete our application form due to a disability 

Closing date:                     Tuesday 29th May 2018

Interview date:                Thursday 14th June 2018

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification