Allied Health Professionals - Therapy Operational Manager - Inpatients

  • Job Type AHP leadership
  • Salary £42,414 - £49,969 per annum/ pro rata
  • Closing Date 19/12/2018
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
  • Job ref 223-TOP-644
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed-term 12 Months
  • Hours Part time 18.75 hours per week
  • Contact Mandy Taylor, Inpatient Therapy Manager and Head of Physiotherapy
  • Email
  • Telephone 07841 807 908

Do you want to be part of an exciting opportunity to shape the future of Inpatient Therapy services for Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy within an organisation successful in gaining £312 million investment from the government to reconfigure and develop health care delivery within a County?

We are delighted to be able to seek maternity cover for 12 months for the role of Inpatient Therapy Operational Manager based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital covering 18.75 hours per week working full days Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday morning. 

This is a new and innovative AHP leadership role introduced in Autumn 2018 and has a key focus on the day to day service delivery of inpatient Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy across the acute wards including the Emergency Department. The role will link in with the capacity team, the interdisciplinary discharge team, ward teams and therapy staff.

You will be supported by team leaders (coordinators) as well as clinical staff across bands 2 through to 7. You will be required to attend meetings at either Shrewsbury or Telford Hospital sites and work as a job share partner at the Shrewsbury site.

The role does not have any clinical elements within the job plan however opportunities for clinical sessions can be discussed with the right candidate at interview.

Dependent on your profession you will be professionally accountable to the Head of Physiotherapy or Head of Occupational Therapy however you will be line managed by the Inpatient Therapy manager and Head of Physiotherapy.

As an organisation we are not only proud to have been allocated £312 million but also to be chosen as one of only 5 organisations within England to be supported by the Virginia Mason Institute on a journey of transforming care, utilising lean methodology and the Transforming Care Production System. the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the Lean for Leaders development programme.

Inpatient Therapies run services across all seven days of the week and the successful candidate will be expected to support Bank Holiday and weekend working on an ad hoc basis.

If you are interested in this exciting AHP leadership role please contact for a visit or further information. I look forward to hearing from you.

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