Band 7 Practice Development Facilitator

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Are you a motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate individual?

Do you strive to improve patient care via enabling and developing our current workforce?

Want to try something different and exciting?

Then we have the job for you!

We at BHRUT are looking for a Practice development Facilitator to work with and support our clinical based teams in therapies (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, SLT and Dietetics). This individual will need to be person centered and motivated to support transformation and change within our workforce.

The individual will work closely with all four of our therapy professions therefore strong clinical knowledge of the MDT will be imperative to aid the forming of relationships and development.

The individual will need to be self-motivated and have effective time management skills, as they strive to encourage staff personal development via evidence-based practice. The role will enable you to build on your facilitation and coaching skills, using your creativity to enable life long learning of our workforce.

At the heart of BHRUT are our PRIDE values, these are embedded in our daily activities. The successful applicant will need to be able embed these values into their daily work and personal development. To support the successful applicant, we offer in- house and external training, allowing for your own continual professional development.

The role of the Practice Development Facilitator is to work with and support clinical based teams, creating a person- centered workplace culture across care services within the Trust. For this post these teams will be within Integrated Therapies: Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy.

Staff working within the Trust will feel valued and supported, enabling them to flourish personally and professionally allowing them to give their best. People using our services should feel safe and cared for, benefitting from consistent, evidence- based practices that meet their individual needs.

Under the leadership of our Chair, Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive we provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites – King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

As we recover from Covid-19, we’re proud to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive for our teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and this will be one of the many benefits of our closer collaboration with Barts Health. Working with them and with all our partners across north east London, we will find a sustainable solution to enhance patient care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre; Radiotherapy Centre; Hyper Acute Stroke Unit; and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We’re also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Rebecca Hills, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5937. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.