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Deputy Lead Therapy Manager RLH Services

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Deputy Therapies Manager - Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (RLBUHT)
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen to join our Therapies Management Team. Therapy Services consists of six Allied Health Professions; Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Speech and Language Therapy, Podiatry and Orthotics. Therapies provide a wide range of specialist services across in-patient, out-patient and community settings. We work proactively and collaboratively with all Trust Specialities and relevant partner organisations to provide Therapy services as an integral part of the MDT. Therapies have a key role in supporting Trust objectives and ensuring high quality care for all patients.
This is an exciting time for the Trust. In under a year we will be opening a new state of the art hospital at our city centre site. The new hospital will provide every patient with a single bedroom with en-suite facilities. We believe that modern healthcare is as much about privacy, comfort and dignity as it is about pioneering treatments and cutting-edge technology.
Applicants should demonstrate knowledge and experience of the delivery of high quality therapy services. Candidates should be skilled in change management and demonstrate a clear understanding of the developing role of the therapist and services in acute, outpatient and community settings. The ability to lead teams who deliver innovative, responsive services to meet both the needs of patients and the organisation is essential. Excellent communication skills are required to enable a clear vision on service delivery.
The role supports the General Manager for Therapies and Lead Therapies Managers in the operational delivery of Therapy services, leading large teams of highly skilled and motivated staff. The post holder will be required to manage a varied workload in a complex and fast paced environment. Key responsibilities include human resources, recruitment, service development, financial management and governance. We are committed to staff development and training through regular supervision, appraisal and personalised development plans.
RLBUHT staff are required to work flexibly, to support 7 day services and shift patterns over an extended working day. Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.
For further information please contact:
Lynn Jones, Lead Therapy Manager Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  Email: ( Email address removed )
Clare Collie, Lead Therapy Manager Tel:  ( Phone number removed )  Email: ( Email address removed )
Interviews are anticipated to take place during week commencing Monday 14th November 2016.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Lynn Jones, telephone  ( Phone number removed ) , email ( Email address removed )

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