Team Leader (RGN/Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist)


Hours:    37.5 hours per week

Days:      Monday - Friday

Salary:   £35,000, plus generous on-call enhancements


Following a service review, we have an exciting new opportunity. We are seeking an experienced and passionate health professional to join our Clinical Services Team, working across Hospice at Home and Wellbeing services.

The hours of the position are 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday – Friday, with additional evening and weekend telephone on-call responsibilities (worked from home). These responsibilities are shared fairly amongst the qualified staff and receive a generous additional payment.

Working closely with the Clinical Services Manager, we are looking for a professional who will work collaboratively and have a keen interest in the ongoing development of services, ensuring that we are delivering services that meet the needs of the communities of Rossendale. The Team Leader has responsibility for management of the day-to-day running of services, ensuring they are effective, caring, responsive, safe and well-led. Providing leadership support, education and line-management to qualified and unqualified staff, facilitation of patient groups, and undertaking thorough patient-centered assessment/care planning working collaboratively with the patient, family, carer(s) and those important to them, and the wider multidisciplinary team.

A commitment to excellent standards, with effective communication skills, experience of providing leadership to a team, supporting a caseload of patients and a sound knowledge of and previous work experience within palliative and end of life care are a must for this pivotal role. A working background which includes community services would be advantageous.

A Palliative/End of Life Care/Long term conditions qualification is also desirable but not essential, however you must be willing to work towards this in post.

What we offer:

·         Working within a friendly, supportive and patient-centred team environment

·         Company pension, or continuation of NHS pension

·         Supported professional development

·         Travelling expenses

·         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata) (Increases following long service)

·         Free onsite staff parking

·         Paid DBS application

We highly encourage interested applicants to ring for an informal discussion regards the role and services, and arrange to visit the hospice.

Please contact Donna Cryer, Clinical Services Manager, on 01706 253633 or alternatively, email

Closing Date: Sunday 7th August 2022, or as soon as sufficient applications received

Applicants need to be a vehicle owner with full driving licence and business insurance

Rossendale Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Registered Charity No. 1008228

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