Day Therapy Services Manager
37.5 hours per week
Salary Range: £42,996 – £46,938
Are you an experienced clinician with excellent leadership and strategic planning skills and a passion for developing innovative services?
Due to the retirement of the current postholder an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced clinician to join the Saint Francis Hospice team as Day Therapy Services Manager.
Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation delivering a full range of specialist palliative care services through an eighteen bedded in-patient unit and to patients in their own homes through Saint Francis in the Community which comprises of a Community and Crisis Support Service, a Hospice at Home Service and Specialist Day Therapy Services. Alongside these clinical services, the hospice Pepperell Education Centre has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality education programmes and study days.
The postholder will be joining Saint Francis Hospice at an exciting time of service reconfiguration and change as services are adapted to meet the changing needs of our local community. The Day Therapy Service is currently in the midst of a major transformation as it is key to our support of growing numbers of patients in their own homes, and their carers.
If you are a highly motivated and dynamic clinician with strong clinical leadership skills and demonstrable managerial and change management experience we would love to hear from you. Excellent team working skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills are also essential to support sensitive collaborative working with colleagues, volunteers and patients.
In return we offer clinical supervision, staff support, professional development opportunities and a supportive working environment. Transfer of NHS superannuation scheme or a private pension scheme is also available.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity or arrange an informal visit we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Jane Sutherland, Director of Patient Services on 01708 753319. For application pack please contact the HR Department on 01708 753319.
Closing Date: Monday 13th January 2014
Shortlist Tuesday 14th January 2014
Interviews: Wednesday 5th February 2014
Saint Francis Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Saint Francis Hospice, The Hall, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex RM4 1QH