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Therapy Team Lead

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year Pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 7
Part Time
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Are you wanting to experience a Team Lead role based in the community for a fixed term/Secondment period of 12 months ?

To cover maternity leave we have a B7 Therapy Team Lead position covering North Kerrier Community and the In-patient Carn Brea unit at Camborne Redruth Community Hospital. You will be responsible for operationally managing the teams and ensuring the delivery of evidence-based rehabilitation. In partnership with your PCN leads in Nursing and Adult Social Care you will continue to strengthen an effective, integrated multi-disciplinary approach within the locality teams.

If you are an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist with extensive experience of working in the health care setting, this is a fantastic opportunity for learning and enhancing the leadership and management skills you already have.

Main duties of the job

  • To lead and manage the operational services of the Community and Inpatient Therapy teams in North Kerrier, taking into account local health needs and the policy priority of developing services closer to home.
  • Responsible for the delivery and maintenance of high quality evidence based care, focused on meeting the needs and choices of patients, carers and families.
  • To foster positive relationships with local commissioning boards and community and voluntary organisations.
  • Responsible for creating an effective, integrated multi-disciplinary approach within the locality teams.
  • To ensure best practice guidelines and performance standards are met while meeting service targets.
  • To be an autonomous practitioner responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients with highly complex health and social care needs.
  • To provide developmental leadership and management to all staff within the locality and with responsibility to form and inform future service development.
  • Provide support to Integrated Care team Manager (ICM), to accept delegated responsibility for specific tasks.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 532,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification Education/qualification Essential
  • Current professional registration - HCPC
  • Professional qualification - Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Evidence of Masters level development or willingness to undertake Masters level studies.
  • Post registration leadership qualification
Skills and Aptitude Essential
  • Teaching, assessing, coaching and mentoring skills to facilitate an effective learning environment
  • Time management skills
  • Perform advanced assessment of patients including those with unpredictable, varied and highly complex presentations.
  • Leadership skills
knowledge and abilities Essential
  • Specialist knowledge and application of occupational therapy assessments and interventions
  • ability to cope with change

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