- Acute therapy
- shifts across 7 days
- £37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata
- Today at 23:59
We have an exciting opportunity for a full time, enthusiastic and dedicated band 7 Clinical Lead Therapist to lead our dynamic team of occupational therapists and physiotherapists in our expanding Admission Avoidance Team. The team have a responsibility for all patients arriving at the hospital through the Emergency Dept, direct to the Medical Triage Unit or Acute Medical unit or the Same Day Emergency Care dept and the Acute Frailty Unity. The team will provide assessment and timely intervention working closely with the urgent community response teams and community support and social services to ensure patients can be returned to their place of residence as soon as medically fit.
The post holder will be responsible for the clinical and professional leadership of the team, staff development and clinical governance in relation to the local area and supporting other clinicians regarding patient treatment and management.
He / she will provide highly specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education and advice to patients and their carers which will include a wide range of acute and chronic cases, many having complex presentations. He/ she will be part of an interdependent, multidisciplinary team ensuring that therapy input is integrated into the patients overall care plan.
He / she will plan, co-ordinate, deliver and evaluate the Admission Avoidance Service provided for patients in an emergency base/ward settings and be actively involved in the on-going development of the service to avoid an unnecessary admission or a delay in the transfer of the patients care.
He /she will work as an autonomous practitioner without direct supervision and at times lone working and be flexible to cover shifts across 7 days.
Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity
***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***
DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
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