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Rehab Coordinator

Band 7

Main area
Rehab and Therapies
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (weekend working)
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Hull Royal Infirmary & Castle Hill Hospital
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Salary period
24/09/2021 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist. 

You will  work as part of a defined team coordinating the Multidisciplinary team (MDT) involved in the care of patients requiring acute rehabilitation, in particular Major Trauma patients working closely with the Acute Team Rehabilitation Consultant to coordinate clinical and discharge planning for patients with in Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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, 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

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.

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 4 weekends in conjunction with the Trusts Trauma Coordinators ensuring Trauma Peer Review standards are met.

Please contact Paul Seabourne Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Complex Rehab for further details

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paul Seabourne
Job title
Deputy Head Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Complex Rehabilitation
Email address
Telephone number
01482 676470 or 01482 468025