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RRIC Community Practitioner - OT

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Our innovative Rapid Response & Intermediate Care service is expanding across Buckinghamshire - and we need you to join our Marlow team.

Watch our RRIC team talk about their roles - and why you should join them:
  • Your mission:To provide expert interventions and rehabilitation as part of a dynamic, tight-knit team that reacts quickly when people are in crisis.
  • Your aim:To help patients stay in their own home, empowering recovery and preventing unnecessary hospitalisation. You'll also support early discharge from hospital and patients at the end of life.
  • Your role:Add your expertise to our multi-disciplinary community team working with Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Specialist Paramedics, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Community Healthcare Assistant Practitioners or Healthcare Assistants.
  • Who are we?We're part of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, based in 7 locations across the county, including a North and a South Urgent Community Response Squad. Together we operate as one mission force, collaborating with colleagues across all sectors of health and social care.
  • Who are you?If you're committed to excellence, motivated by developing your clinical skills, driven by being at the cutting edge of healthcare delivery and thrive as part of our North Team (including Thame, Aylesbury and Buckingham) / South Team (including Amersham, Wycombe, Marlow and Chalfont St Peter)- choose #MissionRRIC today.

Main duties of the job


Your main duties include:
  • Providing triage, comprehensive specialist assessment, review and evaluation of the needs of patients and carers
  • Being responsible for planning programmes of care to promote health gain and maximise independence, actively case managing patients through their journeys
  • Allocating appropriate workloads to members of the Rapid Response & Intermediate Care (RRIC) team
  • Working with a range of professionals in order to ensure care is appropriate and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrating professional skills and competence in leadership, care planning / co-ordination, and care and treatment delivery.Support the development of clinical pathways

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! - BHT - A great place to work (

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
  • A keen supporter of the Armed Forces Community who know the value of employing a service leaver/veteran and their families.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our care values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person Specification



  • Valid and current driving licence and car to be able to travel to locations throughout Buckinghamshire.



  • Registered Allied Healthcare Professional with HCPC - Physiotherapist Occupational Therapist
  • Degree/ Diploma in Physiotherapy Occupational Therapy
  • Experience of recent Continuous Professional Development.
  • Relevant post graduate clinical training e.g. Elderly Long Term Conditions Respiratory Disease Cardiac Disease Trauma, Orthopaedics & End of Life



  • Demonstrate experience post or pre-registration placements in relevant clinical areas for therapists:- Care of Elderly Orthopaedics Neurology Respiratory Palliative Care Long term conditions
  • In depth experience of working within multi-agency/multi-disciplinary team


  • Experience participating in research or audit project.
  • Experience of working in a community/in-patient setting for a minimum of 2 years post registration
  • Experience of electronic clinical systems.
  • Experience of day-to-day staff management e.g. case allocation to Health Care Assistants
  • Experience of working with single assessment process.



  • Demonstrate profession specific clinical assessment planning delivery and evaluation skills.
  • Ability to motivate staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Presentation skills
  • Self-Awareness


  • Ability to manage complex cases.
  • Ability to develop and maintain partnership working.
  • Knowledge of legal requirement for working with vulnerable adults and those who lack capacity.
  • Knowledge of modernisation agenda within the NHS and social care.
  • Report writing skills.
  • IT Skills.
  • Teaching patients, carers, and colleagues

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Marlow Community Hospital

Victoria Road



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