Rehabilitation and Enablement Lead

£45,553 - £51,668
Town/City Halberry Lane PO30 2ER
Payment type Per annum
Region South East Coast
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Mount Batten

Other benefits

What we can Offer You

We offer a wide range of benefits to our employees including:

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Development and Training opportunities
  • Generous Annual Leave, Occupational Sickness and Maternity Benefit Schemes, subject to qualifying conditions
  • Recognition of previous Agenda for Change NHS Continuous Service for incremental progression, annual leave, maternity and sickness benefits
  • Pensions Schemes, including continuation of contributions to your NHS Pension scheme, subject to eligibility
  • Local Benefit Scheme including discounts with all ferry operators

Vacancy details

Rehabilitation and Enablement Lead

Salary £45,553 - £51,668 (Agenda for Change 8a pay scale).

37.5 hrs per week (flexible working, including weekend and evenings)

About the Role

This is an exciting new role to develop, lead and manage a new model of service provision within the 
Rehabilitation team and the John Cheverton Centre,
in line with Mountbatten’s Strategic Implementation
Plan. The role will provide expert operational and strategic leadership to the team and innovative
development of services within John Cheverton Centre. The role is one of Advanced Clinical Practice,
working towards Consultant Clinical Practice following an agreed programme of clinical competency and
CPD development. The postholder will provide an expert physiotherapy service to patients under the care of Mountbatten IW
(across the Inpatient Unit, outpatients, and community), promoting a palliative rehabilitation and enablement approach. The role will be pivotal in developing a philosophy of empowerment and enablement for service users and those closest to them, as well as staff and volunteers working within the John Cheverton Centre.

The role will also provide support and a strategic leadership input to Mountbatten Hampshire
Rehabilitation team and travel to Mountbatten Hampshire will be required on occasions.  The postholder will lead a team of trained staff who provide moving and handling training to employees and volunteers at Mountbatten IW and Hampshire and take part in the delivery of training as part of the mandatory training and competency programme.

About You

You will be an experienced specialist Physiotherapist, with experience of working in a variety of settings. You will have excellent clinical, administration, co-ordination and management skills, and will maintain excellent communication with the wider multi-disciplinary team, including volunteers, as well as patients and their families and other visitors taking into account their physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.

As a specialist Physiotherapist, you will exercise complex levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care.  You will be able to demonstrate advanced practice skills to identify, assess, diagnose, treat, and manage people affected by life limiting disease. You will work collaboratively with colleagues to best meet the needs of the patient and their families, supporting delivery of policy and procedures, and play an active part in the senior clinical leadership team.

You will have well developed skills in leadership, influencing, negotiating, and motivating others and the ability to engage and inspire others. Flexibility and creative thinking are key to the role. You will have high levels of personal resilience and the ability to work to deadlines with the ability to concentrate on the most complex and challenging issues.

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How to apply

The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check the cost of which is covered by the Hospice.

Closing date 31st July 2020. Interviews will be held Friday 14th August 2020.

For an informal discussion and visit about this opportunity, please contact

Bev Behmer, Head of Community Services on01983217329 or Liz Arnold, Director of Nursing on 01983 217316

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