Consultant Allied Health Professional - Active Together

£54,764 - £63,862
Town/City Sheffield S9 3TU
Payment type Unspecified
Region Yorkshire and The Humber
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Consultant Allied Health Professional - Active Together

We are delighted to be able to offer this new and exciting position of Consultant Allied Health Professional (AHP), working as the professional and clinical lead on a landmark cancer rehabilitation service- Active Together. The service will commence early in 2022, delivering evidence-based exercise and physical activity, nutritional and psychological support to cancer patients in the Sheffield and South Yorkshire region.

We are looking for a highly experienced, dynamic Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with a passion for rehabilitation, who is motivated, enthusiastic, creative and can contribute to a culture of learning and improvement across our service, ensuring the highest standards of care, quality and equity for our patients.

You’ll be responsible for providing leadership and effective clinical governance, ensuring safe working practices and alignment to the Trusts vision and objectives.

You’ll also have exceptional communication skills with experience of designing and delivering presentations to internal and external stakeholders.

You will use your extensive experience, high level of skills and knowledge of the latest research to drive innovation and continuous improvement.

You will act as a professional resource and advisor, providing support and guidance on all matters and sharing best practice in cancer rehabilitation. You will support all the programme staff in their professional development and will contribute to the design of placement programmes for undergraduate and post-graduate AHPs.

You will also have a small workload of complex cases and lead the multi-disciplinary service review of patients each week, providing advice and guidance on assessment and treatment plans. You would be expected to lead and influence strategically, fostering effective relationships with key stakeholders and work collaboratively with colleagues elsewhere within the trust.

You will lead on the creation of a safe and effective service that can be rolled out to other NHS Trusts. You will advocate for the benefits of the programme and contribute to implementation plans, guidance and training to allow the service to expand regionally.

The service is funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research and is being delivered collaboratively by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Hallam University, at their Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre on the Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield.

Closing date: 4 January 2022

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