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Job summary

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Allied Health Professionals
Band 7
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Redshank House
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata
Salary period
18/05/2021 23:59

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Specialist Clinician - Long Covid Pathway

Band 7

Job overview

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

Person specification

Education / Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Professional qualification at degree level and current registration
  • Post registration qualification
  • Evidence of continued professional development and its application
  • Evidence of research appreciation
Desirable criteria
  • Masters degree (or working towards this)
  • Leadership qualification
  • Teaching qualification or equivalent experience


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of strong multidisplinary & multi-agency working
  • Ability to work autonomously and use initiative
  • Understanding or wider NHS and social care issues
Desirable criteria
  • Community experience
  • Advanced communication course

Skills & Abilities

Essential criteria
  • 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
Desirable criteria
  • Good understanding of databases & clinical systems
  • SystmOne
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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Hurst
Job title
AHP Lead
Email address
Telephone number
Additional information

Louise Goswell

T: 07790 571092

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