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Clinical Lead

Location: Waltham Forest

Hours: 40

Salary: D.O.E

Organisation: AJM Healthcare

Job Title: Clinical Lead

Salary: D.O.E

Hours: 40 hours a week

Reporting to: Service Operations Manager

Based: Waltham Forest

Who we are: AJM Healthcare is a provider of wheelchair services to the NHS and private sector. We provide an integrated outsourced wheelchair service to NHS Commissioners.

The role: We are pleased to announce an opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Lead to join our Wheelchair Service (assessment, engineering and approved repairer staff all working in one service). You would be working from our service centre in Waltham Forest and be responsible for developing and maintaining the clinical foundation of the service. This will include compiling clinical policies and procedures, and documenting protocols for clinical working practices. Evaluation will be ongoing to ensure that these reflect the needs of the service, the service user population, the commissioners and prescribers. You will ensure clinical competency and high standards of clinical practice within the wheelchair service in line with AJM policy.

The job holder will be responsible for the clinical supervision of therapists in the service. This may include physiotherapists, OTs, REs and assistants.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal empathetically with service users, relatives and carers are paramount in this position, and you will receive professional guidance from the Clinical and Service Leads.

Who we are looking for: Working in a collaborative environment you will have knowledge of a range of medical conditions and physical disabilities. You will have skills in complex assessment, intervention and evaluation, to apply to prescription of wheelchairs, seating and pressure relieving equipment. Using clinical reasoning and problem solving, you will develop specialist skills in the role. The role allows the opportunity to maintain a manageable caseload whilst providing designated time to support and develop the team. You will work closely with the other clinical lead OTs to deliver and evaluate the Occupational Therapy education and training packages to ensure the maintenance of strong clinical competencies within Occupational Therapy.

What we offer you: • A competitive salary. • Employer contributions into a NHS pension and existing NHS pension, eligibility criteria dependant • Company mobile phone and tablet • Free on-site parking • Company sick pay • Competitive annual leave allocation • Company vehicles provided for visits • Eligibility to access  NHS perks and discounts from leading retailers and leisure outlets both online and in store.

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop to their maximum potential, in an environment that is fully supported and committed to ongoing development. You would benefit from working in a technologically advanced and dynamic environment. As an independent company we believe that every member of staff contributes to our continued success. All our employees can expect to receive on-going training and development in the form of new starter inductions, on the job training, in-house training, and external training. We believe that equality is key for achieving our mission to provide the best healthcare service for people in their homes and in their community in collaboration with the NHS.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Applicants must have HCPC/RCT status before commencing employment. This position is working in a regulated environment and will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Cost will be covered by the Company. We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Employer Scheme. AJM Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer which does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, marital status, age, physical or mental disabilities, or medical condition. We will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. Please note, during certain high volume recruitment times, we may wish to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both people with a disability and without.

To apply, please send your CV to careers@ajmhealthcare.org 

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