Medical Rehabilitation Consultant

Norwich, Norfolk
£76,761 - £103,490
26 Jan 2018
11 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

This new post sits within the Specialist Services Business Unit, Norfolk Community Health and Care (NCH&C) and is based at The Colman Centre for Specialist Rehabilitation Services (CCSRS)in Norwich. This post offers an exciting opportunity to join four established Consultants in enhancing and developing local and regional complex rehabilitation services in the East of England.

The CCSRS provides specialist neurological rehabilitation through a 20 bed inpatient unit and an associated outreach service. This service has been designated by NHS England as a Level-I service, and is the only one in the East of England. The Colman Centre Amputee Rehabilitation Service is provided through a 9 bed inpatient amputee rehabilitation unit and an outpatient prosthetic rehabilitation service. The neurological and prosthetic rehabilitation services are commissioned by NHS England through its East Anglia local area team.

The Consultants provide support to the CCG commissioned wheelchairs for Norfolk and the NHS England commissioned electronic assistive technology service for Norfolk and waveney. CCSRS is also looking at developing and/or supporting Level 2 service provision in Norfolk. The appointee will have the opportunity to lead/contribute to this and any special interests will be taken into account when considering the job plan.

This post is an excellent opportunity for a motivated rehabilitation specialist with interests and skills that complement and extend those of the current Consultant team to join our experienced multidisciplinary team in delivering a comprehensive, high class rehabilitation service.

There are also opportunities for involvement in research and contribution to teaching through the University of East Anglia (UEA) Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and for taking on responsibility for leading the CCSRS audit programme.

For further details please contact Dr. V. Harilal by email: or phone 01603 255773. Informal enquiries and a visit to meet the team and senior management including the Chief executive are very welcome. Applicants must be on the specialist register for Rehabilitation Medicine or be within 6 months of gaining their CCT at the time of application. NCH&C is an equal opportunities employer.

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Equal Opportunities -We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). The Trust operates flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status -Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Safeguarding -NCH&C are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility to protect vulnerable patients and clients from harm in accordance with Trust Policy.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

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