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Advanced Practitioner in Stroke Rehabilitation

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We are at the forefront of transforming stroke rehabilitation services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Our dedicated team is working towards the implementation of the Integrated Community Stroke Service (ICSS) model, aiming to provide seamless, high-quality care to stroke survivors.

This initiative is a collaborative effort, bringing together an established multi-disciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, Specialist Nurses, and Neuro Rehab Assistants. Join us in this pivotal period of growth and innovation and play a key role in shaping the future of stroke rehabilitation in our community.

Main duties of the job

As an Advanced Clinical Practitioner, you will play a pivotal role in providing high-quality, evidence-based, and patient-centred care within the specialty of Stroke Rehabilitation.

This position offers the unique opportunity to lead in the development and enhancement of clinical practices, forge strong connections between various health sectors, and contribute significantly to the advancement of stroke rehabilitation services.

About us

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health and social care organisation dedicated to providing high-quality care with compassion to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting andempowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services, not only via inpatient and primary care settings, but also within the community. These services include children's, adult and older people's mental health, forensic and specialist mental health, learning disabilities, primary care and liaison psychiatry, substance misuse, social care, research and development.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high-calibre candidates who share our vision and values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including people with long term conditions and members of our ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ communities.

For further information on CPFT, please visit our website at

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities.
  • Deliver high-quality, evidence-based care in Stroke Rehabilitation.
  • Lead the development of clinical practices within the Integrated Community System (ICS).
  • Act as a key liaison among the Older People's and Community Directorate (OPAC), CPFT, and external partners to innovate and improve stroke rehabilitation pathways and services.
  • Support service delivery with flexibility and adaptability.
  • Must be a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner with relevant experience in stroke rehabilitation.
  • Ability to travel independently across work localities a valid driving license and access to a car for work purposes are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Current HCPC/NMC registration
  • ACP qualification
  • Experience of working in Speciality of Stroke Rehabilitation at level.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development


  • Specific management and/or leadership training
  • Practice development
  • Research



  • Significant relevant post-graduate clinical Neurology experience in a variety of settings including community.
  • Experience of teaching and assessing
  • Experience of being involved in research study
  • Experience of managing change and associated behaviours


  • Experience of working in other service areas
  • Experience of developing policies and procedures
  • Experience of operational management

Skills & Abilities


  • Able to demonstrate commitment to high quality care and service provision
  • Proven track record of achieving objectives
  • Ability to interpret national guidance and research findings to develop best practice standards

Knowledge & Understanding


  • Understanding of CQC and HCPC/NMC regulatory frameworks and processes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant guidance and strategies locally, regionally and nationally.



  • The ability to Kneel, bend & stoop, and work in cramped environments
  • Must have access to a personal car and the ability to drive independently around the locality, due to the radius covered and lack of public transport in some area

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


City Care Centre



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