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Rehabilitation Clinical Lead - Home First and Reablement - Band 7

Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a registered professional to lead and contribute to the Home First / Reablement service as part of the Forest, Tewkesbury, Newent & Staunton locality. This post will be considered across both ICT teams - Forest of Dean or Tewkesbury.

The successful candidate will join the experienced Forest/TNS ICT multi disciplinary leadership team and work closely with the County Home First/Reablement Lead and colleagues in all localities and system partner organisations to further extend the service and build on the continued development of the service.

This is an ideal opportunity for a senior clinician looking to use their knowledge and skills for the next career step into an operational clinical leadership post in a fast paced, high profile and quickly evolving area of our community work.

We are seeking candidates with direct experience in the delivery of Home First - Reablement or community rehabilitation and significant experience of working clinically, leading on decision making and providing supervision and direction as a member of a multi-disciplinary team within a community setting.

Main duties of the job

You will have responsibility for leading and managing the daily delivery of the Home First /Reablement service for Forest/TNS Locality.

You will ensure there is robust, safe clinical governance and financial management of the Service and work with the Community Manager and County Home First/Reablement Lead to ensure that the strategic direction for the service is effectively implemented at an operational level.

You will lead on projects across the service in conjunction with leadership team leads for Forest/TNS Locality Integrated community teams and Senior Managers. With this in mind, you will need to have a strong operational awareness with a proven track record of delivering change in clinical teams, able to think innovatively and have the ability to influence, motivate and inspire others.

You will have proven experience in training and education of staff and students, providing clinical supervision and seeking and maintaining continuing relationships with key partners.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Our Staff Survey results showed people at our Trust feel they are engaged, part of a team and work for a compassionate and inclusive organisation.

Our overall scores were better than average in eight of nine themes and level in one - the best overall results for a community, mental health and learning disabilities Trust in the south west and first equal amongst all sector NHS providers within the region too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification



  • Current registration with HCPC/NMC
  • Relevant qualification educated to degree (level 6) (or diploma equivalent)
  • In possession of/working towards a Masters level qualification or able to demonstrate equivalent relevant clinical/managerial/leadership experience
  • Recent study/training/ CPD linked to leadership skills


  • Practice educator - teaching experience
  • UK driving licence



  • Experience/demonstrates understanding of working within and rehabilitation
  • Experience of providing professional and clinical supervision to staff at a variety of levels
  • Experience of identifying and managing risk, planning appropriate interventions to mitigate identified risk, and working with escalation processes
  • Understanding/knowledge of evidence based outcomes within a community therapy teams
  • Extensive post registration experience in the requisite discipline or evidence of transferrable skills


  • Able to demonstrate a sounds understanding of MDT service delivery for patients
  • Demonstrate involvement recent service development & evaluation

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust


Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices

Gloucester Road



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