Case Manager Integrated Stroke & Neurorehabilitation

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre
£41,659 to £47,672 a year pro rata per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

If you are looking for an exciting new multidisciplinary opportunity to work within the growing integrated community stroke and neurorehabilitation service across the Fylde Coast, this could be the post for you! We are interested in receiving applications from professionals from a health or social care background to join this new and evolving service as a case manager and be able to make a difference to patients and their quality of life.

We are seeking to appoint a positive and enthusiastic case manager with an ability to develop and build on their existing experience to support the management of complex patients and support the development of the clinical pathways between hospitals and community.

You will work within a team which will include - Neuropsychology, OT, Physio, Speech and Language Therapy, Dietitian, Rehab Assistants and Admin Support.

You will be provided with a laptop to enable remote working where appropriate to service needs and a good work-life balance and be supported with learning and development opportunities to enhance your career aspirations and enable high standards of rehab to be embedded across the service.

Main duties of the job

The Case Manager will be an experienced and qualified therapist, health care professional or social worker and will take responsibility for the co-ordination of specialist assessment and treatment of stroke survivors and clients with neurological conditions. They will work as an inter-disciplinary member of the service working in conjunction with other providers, both statutory and independent, in order to meet the needs of this highly complex client group.

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work; it's a great place to live . In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

We recommend that all individuals employed in patient facing roles, or those located on a ward or department where patients receive a service should be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Case Manager will develop individual pathways of care, sourcing new and existing services to meet the needs of individuals. This necessarily involves leading interagency negotiation and provision for people with highly complex needs with the support of the team and service manager.

To work collaboratively across clinical pathways to enable patients requiring stroke and neurorehab to leave hospital in a timely manner and access the appropriate level of community rehabilitation.

To undertake specific designated responsibilities for management tasks within the service, including deputising for case management issues for the team and service manager.

To contribute to the future planning of service needs liaising with service users, user groups, providers and commissioners, in order to implement service improvements for patients across all aspects of the client journey in the primary and secondary health care setting.

The post will include supporting and giving advice to clients and carers where highly complex clinical information will be discussed and where there may be significant barriers to understanding e.g. cognitive impairment, insight problems and communication difficulties.

The post holder will be working with clients and staff in a variety of settings, in primary and secondary health care, as well as the clients home, places of work, place of leisure or preferred social settings.

Person Specification



  • Professional qualification recognised by HPC, NMC, UKCC or General Social Care Council.
  • Evidence of postgraduate training in stroke / neurorehabilitation
  • Professional registration with HPC, UKCC or GSCC to practice as a Health or Social Care Professional.
  • Full driving license.


  • Successful completion of formal training in report writing for legal purposes.
  • Evidence of successful completion of higher level risk assessment training
  • Counselling Qualification
  • Post graduate registration and training in the administration and interpretation of standardised clinical assessments used with people with stroke, brain injury or neurological longterm conditions.



  • Minimum of 4 years post graduate experience
  • Post graduate experience of the complex rehabilitation needs resulting from a stroke, brain injury or Neurological Condition across a variety of settings
  • Post graduate experience of interdisciplinary working.
  • Post-graduate experience of assessment and management of clients with highly complex physical and psychosocial needs


  • Experience of being a Case Manager
  • Experience of working within statutory and independent sectors
  • Post graduate experience of developing and delivering formal and informal, training/ presentations for other professionals, rehabilitation assistants and carers.
  • Post graduate experience of working in partnership with other agencies across organisational and geographical boundaries
  • Post graduate experience of working in both hospital and community rehabilitation.



  • Knowledge of a wide range of current evidence-based assessment & management strategies (relevant to the speciality).
  • Well-developed ability to understand, interpret and remember highly complex/ abstract/ emotive information from assessment discussions with professionals/ families, and subjective observations, in order to make clinical decisions.
  • The ability to formulate comprehensive arguments in written report format to secure funding for a variety of purposes & support legal processes.
  • The ability to be an effective multi-disciplinary team member
  • The ability to explain abstract and/ or complex, condition related information in language which is easily understood by the receiver.ional and members of the wider community.
  • A sound understanding of the neuro-anatomy/ physiology and other factors resulting from stroke or neurological conditions.


  • Knowledge of routes of access to statutory services, including criteria for referral to Social Services



  • Able to cope with working in a high stress environment where personal and professional opinions may be in conflict
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - including observation, listening and empathy.
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills to effectively manage time & resources.
  • Excellent literacy & presentation skills, both written and verbal.

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