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Therapy Team Leader

Employer
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Alsager
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The SMASH Care Community has an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced forward thinking Community Therapist wishing to progress into a Team Leader Role. This leadership role requires you to manage and co-ordinate the Community Therapy Service, be professionally accountable for the delivery of patient care by therapists within your defined team and be responsible for supervision and quality of their work.

To work with the Care Community Service Manager in the line management responsibility for both human and financial resources of the Community Therapy Team.

Part of the role will require you to act as an advanced clinical specialist, responsible for the assessment and treatment of complex community patients who have a variety of conditions.

Experience and advanced knowledge in neurological conditions will be advantageous for this post.

You will be providing advanced level assessment and intervention for patients with complex needs, with a focus on neurological conditions . Working within the therapy teams and wider CCICP multi-disciplinary teams, you will provide advanced level clinical advice to support integrated working for this patient group.

To act as a clinical lead for patients with complex health needs, with a focus on neurological conditions, supporting the delivery of expert clinical care and providing clinical leadership to all team members within sphere of responsibility.

Main duties of the job

To lead, manage and co-ordinate the Community Therapy Service and be professionally accountable for the delivery of patient care, by therapists within the defined team and be responsible for supervision and quality of their work.

To be responsible for implementing and monitoring adherence to agreed policies, protocols and clinical standards, ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of high- quality service provision within the bounds of clinical governance.

To act as a clinical lead for patients with complex health needs, with a focus on neurological conditions, supporting the delivery of expert clinical care and providing clinical leadership to all team members within sphere of responsibility.

To act as an expert source of knowledge, offering specialist neurological clinical advice and support to other healthcare professional and agencies across organisational boundaries.

To work autonomously to manage a highly complex patient caseload, whilst working as part of the multi-disciplinary team and compliance with the Trust values.

To undertake highly specialist clinical assessment, taking into account all relevant clinical information and clinical reasoning to formulate individualised evidence based treatment plans in agreement with the patient.

To monitor progress and review treatment plans and interventions to facilitate the achievement of goals.

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of hospital and community services for people across East Cheshire (population 399K) and West Cheshire and Chester (population 357K). The Trust provides high quality planned and emergency care, cardiac, critical care,child health,maternity services and intermediate care at Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford.

The Trust provides over 500 beds and employs over 5,100 members of staff. A comprehensive range of community services is provided across 26 medical centres and schools through ourCentral Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership.

We have played, and continue to play, a proactive role in the development of Integrated Care plans across Cheshire & Merseyside and our local Cheshire East and Cheshire West Place-based systems. We believe, and it is the cornerstone of our five-year Trust Strategy, there is the opportunity to progress innovative, responsive and effective care in the best setting for the patient, be it in the hospital or out in the community.

At Mid Cheshire, our mission is to inspire hope and provide unparalleled care for the people and communities of Cheshire, helping them to enjoy life to the fullest.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To lead, manage and co-ordinate the Community Therapy Service and be professionally accountable for the delivery of patient care, by therapists within the defined team and be responsible for supervision and quality of their work.

To work with the Care Community Service Manager in the line management responsibility for both human and financial resources of the Community Therapy Team.

To be responsible for implementing and monitoring adherence to agreed policies, protocols and clinical standards, ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of high- quality service provision within the bounds of clinical governance.

To take a lead role in focussing team resources to meet the objectives outlined in the Service Specification and identified health needs within the community.

You will act as a lead for patients with complex neurological health needs, support the delivery of expert clinical care and provide clinical leadership to all team members within sphere of responsibility. You will also be expected to work alongside other clinical specialists within CCICP therapy teams, be responsible for service development initiatives, for positive leadership within the team and continuing to build and develop services.

You will also be expected to participate in the current urgent community response weekend rota on a pro rata basis.

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • proven post registration experience
  • Community Experience


Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration


Mentoring students

Essential

  • Relevant Experience


Employer details

Employer name

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

SMASH CCT Therapies, Alsager Health centre

Sandbach Rd South Alsager

Alsager

ST7 2LU

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412-COMM-2820

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