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Band 8b Group Clinical Manager

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Full Time
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge and are a compassionate, visible, and values-based leader who engages well with colleagues, system partners and service users?

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced and dynamic registered Health Professional to join our leadership team within our West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre services. The successful candidate will provide proactive professional and clinical leadership across our rehabilitation services, demonstrating positive leadership and resilience through their behaviour and role modelling. You will be instrumental and committed in transforming and sustaining quality, together with sharing our passion and vision to deliver safe, high-quality care.

If you are ambitious and highly motivated to succeed, we would like to hear from you as this could be an ideal opportunity for you as the Division values your personal career development working alongside inspirational colleagues.

Main duties of the job

This role will work closely with the Divisional Director of Nursing & Therapies together with the Professional Leads to develop the strategic overview for continuing quality improvement, providing leadership and clinical support to Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech & Language Therapists, Orthotists, Prosthetists, Nursing, Rehabilitation Engineers and Healthcare Scientists.

The development and monitoring of new clinical initiatives to improve service outcomes for patients will be paramount to ensure robust plans are in place to monitor quality and enhance our patient experience in line with national, regional, and local quality performance indicators. Your support to embed our ISO13485 Quality Management System in daily practice will ensure delivery of continuous improvements within equipment services.

Leading research, innovation and development of clinical services and medical devices is engrained into the daily operation of WMRC. We have a flourishing training centre for healthcare science as well as delivering training for AHP and medical students. We believe that this ongoing investment into innovation and staff training provide continual improvement for patient outcomes and staff wellbeing.

Effective communication skills are essential within this role to enable cohesive working relationships with key stakeholders across the Division, throughout the Trust and the wider Integrated Care System.

About us

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BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the detailed job description and main responsibilities, please see full Job Description and Person Specification.

The West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre services provide a wide range of local and regional specialist services including:
  • Access to Communication & Technology (ACT)
  • Birmingham Wheelchair Service (BWS)
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
  • Specialist Clinics (including Complex Neuro Rehab, Intrathecal Bacolfen, Spasticity, Neuro Muscular, Post COVID, Young Adults Service)
  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics
  • Regional Posture & Mobility Service (RPMS)
  • Mechanical Workshop (MWS)
  • Regional Rehabilitation Engineering Service (RE service)
  • General Nursing Team

Our patients have a wide variety of medical and social needs, and your role will play an integral part of our multi-disciplinary team delivering holistic individualised person-centered care, promoting independence and patient choice. Your leadership skills and management experience will ensure services are able to provide the highest levels of care within the varied contractual arrangements. Ensuring that rehabilitation equipment provided through the services is both clinically effective and financially efficient.

Person Specification

Other job requirements


  • Ability to be independently mobile to travel across the Trust area



  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Masters Degree level education or equivalent (e.g post-graduate diploma and experience)
  • Professional registration with Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)/ Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC)



  • Knowledge of local health economy
  • Knowledge of current NHS Framework
  • Comprehensive understanding of quality agenda for NHS
  • Highly developed clinical knowledge in relevant professional area
  • Demonstrable knowledge of governance of financial targets/service delivery
  • Proven ability to deliver service redesign involving multipleprofessional disciplines understanding of improvement methodology and project evaluation processes
  • Ability to work on own initiative without frequent supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport and credibility with clinical and managerial Teams
  • Ability to work under significant pressure and to demanding timescales
  • Knowledge of workforce planning, recruitment and retention



  • Significant clinical experience in relevant professional area
  • Extensive relevant experience working at senior management level
  • Extensive experience of managing budgets within financial constraints/targets
  • Extensive relevant experience of and exposure to performance setting and monitoring
  • Significant experience of line managing staff/teams
  • Experience in preparing reports to be presented to senior level stakeholders and committees
  • Significant experience of utilisinge PC tools/programmes to manipulate, analyse and present information to be distributed to senior level colleagues

Personal qualities


  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Strong influencing and persuasion skills
  • Proven leadership skills strong, inclusive leadership style

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


West Midlands Rehabilitation Centree

91 Oak Tree Lane


B29 6JA

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