Specialist Clinician - Long Covid Pathway
An excellent opportunity for a very experienced, dynamic clinician (Nurse/Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist) to be part of a systemwide Long Covid Assessment Service.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate should have experience of working with patients with complex long term conditions and be competent at triaging and prioritising clinical need.
Working for our organisation
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.
Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community. These services include Children, Adult & Older Peoples mental health, Forensic & Specialist mental health, Learning Disabilities, Primary Care & Liaison psychiatry, Substance misuse, Social care, Research & Development.
To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
- To work as a member of the Long Covid team to undertake advanced assessment, monitoring and evaluation of complex long Covid caseload; working seamlessly across primary and secondary care boundaries
- Screening of the Long Covid caseload and management of the assessment of patients in a virtual Multi disciplinary clinic and complex case face to face clinic
- The development of links with patients and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure patient pathways are robust and fit for purpose
- Implementation of National and local policy directives in conjunction with clinical lead
- Participation in multidisciplinary team (MDT) working
- Provision of specialist advise and education to colleagues and other members of the MDT
- To understand the strong sense and expectation of role and skill sharing with the specialist services.
- To work collaboratively with colleagues across the system
Education / Qualifications
- Professional qualification at degree level and current registration
- Post registration qualification
- Evidence of continued professional development and its application
- Evidence of research appreciation
- Masters degree (or working towards this)
- Leadership qualification
- Teaching qualification or equivalent experience
- Evidence of strong multidisplinary & multi-agency working
- Ability to work autonomously and use initiative
- Understanding or wider NHS and social care issues
- Community experience
- Advanced communication course
Skills & Abilities
- Able to demonstate commitment to high quality care & service provision
- Broad range of clinical skills required for the post
- Good understanding of national policy and the evidence base within the specialty
- Good understanding of databases & clinical systems
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Karen Hurst
- Job title
- AHP Lead
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information
T: 07790 571092