Responsible to: Head of Therapies
Salary Band: AFC 7 (26 – 34)
Salary: £44,347 - £50,549
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time) 

Royal Trinity Hospice is seeking a Senior Physiotherapist to join our Therapies team. Our team of specialist palliative care therapists (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Complementary Therapy) provide a wide range of holistic support to patients with progressive, life-limiting illness and their carers.

This role focuses on providing a specialist patient-centred Physiotherapy service to patients and carers accessing Trinity services.

If you would like to be part of an effective team that makes a difference, plays an active role on Trinity’s impact within the community then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are in a lovely location with beautiful surroundings and have teams with exceptional reputations they are proud of.

We offer great training, support and development in addition to an attractive benefits package.

Responsibilities of a Royal Trinity Hospice Senior Physiotherapist 

  • To work independently and as part of the inter-disciplinary team (IDT) applying specialist physiotherapy clinical skills, including holistic assessment, treatment planning, goal setting, intervention and evaluation (use of outcome measures).
  • To work within the Therapies team, and as an active member of the IDT, understanding profession specific roles, liaising and attending IDT meetings and relevant clinical and case planning meetings.
  • Communicate effectively at every level within the organisation and in the external environment, maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues and peers.
  • To be an active contributor in the development of Physiotherapy services, in line with the Therapies departmental and Trinity wide objectives/work plan.

Skills and experience required

  • CSP Registered Physiotherapist with up to date HCPC registration.
  • Experience in a range of clinical areas e.g. elderly rehabilitation, general medicine, respiratory, palliative care, oncology, neurology, and musculoskeletal.
  • Impeccable assessment, treatment intervention and goal setting skills.
  • Enthusiasm and a flexible attitude to work.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a wider team.
  • Show a passion for working with and supporting the needs of adults with a life-limiting condition, with a real commitment to delivering the highest level of care at all times.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 


  • Competitive rates of pay (Agenda for Change)
  • 27 days holiday entitlement rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service and 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Pension – option to continue your NHS Pension Scheme or enroll in the Royal Trinity Hospice pension scheme (with employer contributions of up to 7.5%)
  • Career development training
  • Store discount
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • London Living Wage employer 

How to apply

If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please complete the online application below. 

For an informal chat or visit please contact Moira O’Connell, Head of Therapies on 0207 787 1000.  

Closing date: 30 June 2019                                                                     

Interview date: 10 July 2019

Apply online

Download the job description and personal specification

Find out more about working for Trinity

All successful applicants will be subject to DBS, Occupational Health and Reference checks.

Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. At Royal Trinity Hospice we promote FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement). We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.