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University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke On Trent
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Trauma Rehabilitation Coordinator will assist with rehabilitation assessments of patients admitted with trauma and will, with the other professionals involved develop a rehabilitation prescription/plan. He/she will ensure that goals are communicated to patients (where appropriate), to their families and to all the acute and rehabilitation team members. He/she will review progress and along with the wider trauma team determine the best timing for transfer to the most appropriate rehabilitation facility for further treatment. He/she will have knowledge of other rehabilitation services, such as neuropsychiatry and clinical psychology, outpatient services, specialist nursing homes and will liaise as appropriate with these facilities and professionals. The post holder will help to coordinate team assessments across a range of disciplines. The post holder will also have access to support and supervision at all times from a senior Rehabilitation Coordinator and Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine.

Main duties of the job

The Trauma Rehabilitation Coordinator will, in conjunction with other senior members of the trauma team, provide specialist information, advice and support to patients, relatives and other professionals, which at times may be of a sensitive and complex nature. The post holder will update his/her knowledge of the health status and rehabilitation prescriptions for trauma patients and of appropriate rehabilitation facilities. The post holder will assist in the planning, development and coordination of comprehensive rehabilitation programmes in conjunction with the patient, relatives, key members of the rehabilitation team, ward staff and also other services/agencies where necessary.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Basic professional qualification, e.g. Registered Nurse, OT or Physiotherapist
  • HPC or NMC Registration
  • Additional post registration study
  • Evidence of personal development and commitment to continual professional development


  • Mentorship qualification
  • Counselling skills



  • Minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience
  • Relevant specialist post-graduate training/study and in-depth experience in a range of specialist areas


  • Experience of trauma care
  • Experience of specialist rehabilitation

Skills, Ability & Knowledge


  • Ability to plan, organise and manage own workload
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise and delegate
  • Ability to recognise own limitations and seek advice
  • IT literate - competence with working with computers and willing to learn new packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to assist with moving and handling of patients


  • Experience of audit

Personal Qualitites


  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Able to vary communication style according to audience and situation, showing tact and empathy
  • Team player
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • Able to cope with distressing situations and challenging behaviour


  • Experience of managing conflict

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke On Trent


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