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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/07/2021.

Clinical Lead: Stroke & Complex Rehabilitation

Job Reference: 328-FCS-3320385

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Rutson Rehabilitation
Friarage Hospital, Northallerton
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Clinical Lead: Stroke & Complex Rehabilitation

Hours: 37.5 hours

Base: Rutson Rehabilitation, Friarage Hospital Northallerton

This is a new and excellent opportunity for a highly skilled, experienced, and enthusiastic Therapist or other AHP to be a member of the Senior Clinical Team working within Stroke and complex rehabilitation. You will work with Medical Consultants, Professions Lead, and Stroke Specialists on operational and service development issues with specific responsibility for your own area of professional practice, ensuring that performance targets and high quality patient care is achieved and sustained.

You will be expected to act as Clinical Lead for this specialist area of work, applying advanced clinical reasoning skills to provide specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment and advice. You will lead the MDT, and complex discharge planning for patients following stroke, neurological conditions and other complex conditions requiring rehabilitation. Demonstrating strong leadership behaviours and competencies you will drive transformational change, ensuring services and processes are designed to deliver the highest standards of treatment and care.

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:

  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Although based at the Friarage Hospital the ability to travel between sites is essential.

The post holder will have relevant post graduate study at Masters level or working towards this qualification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Barbara Stoker (Professions Lead Community)


David Pratt (Senior General Manager)


Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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