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Clinical Lead Hands

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Clinical Lead in Hand Therapy to work in an exceptional independent private hospital next to Central London.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This is one of the UK's largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy or diploma or equivalent and registered with HCPC



As the Clinical Lead your key responsibilities include:

  • Work as an autonomous practitioner, within scope of practice and deliver a quality clinical service; meeting the clinical and strategic needs of the hospital

  • Perform an advanced musculo-skeletal assessment of orthopaedic and plastic surgery hand patients including those with highly complex presentations and from this formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan, which is carried out as an autonomous practitioner

  • Interpret and analyse clinical and non-clinical facts to form accurate diagnoses in a wide range of highly complex musculo-skeletal, plastic and orthopaedic surgery conditions

  • To be highly competent in assessing a wide range of hand and plastic surgery conditions based on advanced theoretical knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology, often in situations where conflicting evidence is present

  • Support the development of the Hand Therapy service, striving to ensure best practice, maximum efficiency and productivity and cost effectiveness

  • Oversee, initiate and participate in evidence based projects and lead in-service training sessions as required

  • To supervise, initiate and participate in audit and service reviews and evaluations as appropriate

  • Supervise, teach and appraise members of the Hand Therapy team as required

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Evidence of post graduate professional development in hand therapy specialism i.e.

    BAHT or similar

  • Evidence of additional specialist knowledge acquired through relevant post-graduate training

  • Experience of working with complex plastic and orthopaedic hand surgery

  • Highly skilled in hand therapy splinting and post-operative wound care

  • Experience of a wide range of approaches for the management of complex patients

  • Awareness of cognitive behavioural approach to rehabilitation

The successful Clinical Lead will receive an excellent salary up to £45,361.68 per annum.

This exciting position is a Part Time role working 22.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • Ongoing development and training

  • 27 days annual leave

  • Generous private healthcare cover

  • Contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • Ongoing training and development programmes

  • Discounts at local, national and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Cycle to work loan scheme

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

Reference ID: 6161

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV