Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£45,780 - £51,393 PA
Type of employment:

Employer: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Department: Clinical coordinator Veterans trauma network
Location: Trustwide, London

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Veterans Trauma Network nationally across England.

The role of Care Coordinator has been developed specifically to support veterans of the Armed Forces who have service-related physical health needs. This role is part of a pilot and then national roll-out to further develop the Veterans Trauma Network which has been in place since 2016. Initially set up for veterans with trauma-related physical injuries, this post will support the development of the programme and a system of care for veterans that incorporates social prescribing and clinical advice to form a holistic approach to treatment.

Successful candidates will have a good knowledge of the military culture and environment and be clinically qualified. The postholder will oversee the caseloads of Veteran Support Workers as well as developing care plans to enable veterans with service-related physical health needs to lead fulfilling lives. The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist clinical advice and will be expected to work closely with providers on the implementation of a range of performance and quality improvement programmes.

The successful application will be key in promoting the VTN within military charities, veterans mental health services and the wider NHS. The role will involve liaising with GPs, hospital consultants and other stakeholders to ensure the coverage of the VTN is as wide and varied as necessary to support veterans. Due to the nature of the role the post holders must be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills, be comfortable working with senior managers and clinicians across health and social care, have good written and communication abilities, be a self-starter and able to simultaneously manage competing deadlines.

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of veterans, we would like to hear from you.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values – expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants – ideal for team socials!

For further information or to express interest, please get in touch with the Employment & Education team via this email address or on 023 9298 1920.

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