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Rehabilitation Coordinator - Acute Team

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Major Trauma and Acute Rehab Coordinator (RC) team working alongside our existing Physiotherapist RC and MDT.

You will work as part of a defined team coordinating the Multidisciplinary team (MDT) involved in the care of patients requiring acute rehabilitation, following Major Trauma and admission to the Major Trauma Ward Hull Royal Infirmary. Post holder is required to work closely with the Acute Teams Rehabilitation Consultant to coordinate clinical and discharge planning for patients with in Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The maintenance and development of clinical expertise and continuing professional development is essential and will be demonstrated by holding a clinical caseload within the speciality of acute trauma and / or rehabilitation. There will be a requirement to work 1 in 5 weekends in conjunction with Therapy Services.

Short Listing will be done strictly against the Person Specification Essential criteria. If Essential criteria not evident candidates will not progress beyond long listing

Main duties of the job

Responsibilities include ensuring the completion and submission of Rehabilitation Prescriptions (RP) for complex patients and implementation of the rehabilitation pathway, you will provide expert clinical opinion to patients with complex need in any speciality within the organisation.

To act as the nominated deputy to the Rehabilitation medicine Consultant, support repatriation from Major Trauma ward to surrounding hospitals and rehab units undertaking initial assessments and coordinating transfer of patient on to the rehabilitation unit where appropriate. Coordinate the transfer of care for those patients who are repatriated outside of the Trust. You will also work closely with therapists in the organisation and both attend / host MDT meetings. Required to work closely with the TARN team ensuring accurate information is recorded and Best Practice Tariff is achieved

The post holder is required to act as key worker for patients with specialist rehabilitation needs whilst in the acute phase of care until they transfer to a rehabilitation facility or alternative provider either internal or external to HUTH. They will also provide clinical leadership through the development if therapy staff involved in acute trauma rehabilitation and will also be required to lead evaluation and development of clinical practice in order to demonstrate compliance with national and local guidelines.

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • HCPC Registered
  • UK Driving Licence Holder and means of traveling between sites and patients homes
  • Degree in Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy or equivalent


  • Post graduate education at masters level or equivalent in rehabilitation
  • Member of Profession Specific Special Interest Group



  • Evidence of working as Senior or Clinical Lead Therapist in the rehabilitation or associated specialty
  • Evidence and understanding of NHS by a minimum of 2 out of the last 5 yrs worked in NHS
  • Able to work alone and as part of a team both profession specific and Multi-disciplinary Commitment to CPD
  • Able to justify clinical decisions to Medical staff


  • Lead or particpated in a National/ICB Professional Network or Strategy Group

Skills, Knowledge and Ability


  • Must be literate, numerate and possess good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage highly complex caseload
  • Ability to analyse, select and apply appropriate interventions from a range of modalities


  • Evidence of involvement or leading National or ICB related working groups related to Rehabilitation

Other Requirements


  • Enthusiastic, motivated
  • Ability move across site independently and on occasion travel in the geographical areas with patient related equipment as required


  • Able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust



Hull Royal Infirmary



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