Rehabilitation Consultant

Location: Croydon or Manchester
Hours: Full Time -37.5 hours per week . Part Time option also available
Status: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 dependent on experience

An exciting new opportunity has arisen in our Corporate Health team for an HCML Rehabilitation Consultant.

The successful applicant will be an advanced level Physiotherapist who has significant demonstrable experience with musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation. They will play a key role in delivering quality clinical services and will join the clinical supervisory and governance team within the Corporate Health department at HCML (covering services in: Corporate absence management and return to work, private medical, and general insurance rehabilitation markets). The Rehabilitation Consultant is responsible for helping to clinically govern clinical case management services, identifying opportunities for improvement in line with NICE guidelines, case management standards, and scientific research.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will work closely with other HCML clinical leads and the HCML Medical Director. There is a strong emphasis on the analysis of clinical recommendations and updates, whilst combining holistic patient and RCM education surrounding pathology. They will represent a clinical escalation point and offer clinical supervisory support to a team of clinically trained Rehabilitation Case Managers.

Consultancy: Providing a senior clinical contact point for operational team members on best management of specific cases or practices within an operation. For example, helping to deliver clinical governance and case management standards and frameworks, and providing operational design support to departmental managers

Case Management Support: Ensuring services are delivered in line with clinical best practice and customer expectations, supporting the delivery (first-hand) of HCML services as required (e.g. telephonic assessments, small caseload management or coordination of cases alongside colleagues, stakeholder management, etc)

Supporting Service Development: Working closely with managers in the ongoing development of the HCML services in order to comply with both customer and clinical governance requirements ensuring an excellent level of service to all rehabilitation clients (including project work and operational delivery)

Team Member Training, Supervisions & Mentoring: To support new starter and existing team member training (for clinical and non-clinical staff), the ongoing clinical and case management development of team members through effective supervisory support on the office floor and in dedicated monthly review sessions (fielding clinical queries as appropriate), and general clinical mentoring. To support operational managers in the professional development of team members that supports their progression within HCML

CPD Delivery & In-House Training: Including cross-department training session delivery, supporting operational service training and promoting continual development of clinical knowledge and reasoning (e.g. journal reviews, case clinics etc)

Clinical Complaints: Assisting with the appropriate handling of clinical complaint investigations to support the achievement of contractual SLAs (including Significant Event Audit completion) and delivery of clinical complaint services in line with service design

Personal Profile


Physiotherapy degree

Significant (at least 5 years’) and demonstrable hands-on physiotherapy experience within MSK healthcare

Current governing registrations of your relevant professional body e.g. HCPC body (or able to quickly obtain membership)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, good attention to detail and time management skills

Excellent CPD record that focuses on enhancing knowledge and skills specific to musculoskeletal conditions &    a commitment towards the use of evidence-based practice


Occupational / Vocational Rehabilitation experience

Leadership and people management skills


Generous Pension Scheme

Health Cash Plan

33 days holiday including public holidays pro rata

Funding contribution for Professional Memberships (HCPC)

Discretionary Performance Incentive Bonuses

Dress Down Fridays

Excellent CPD opportunities focused on both clinical and case management knowledge and skills.

Regular Team/Company Social Events

All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks.

HCML is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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