ARBI Clinical Lead

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £40000 - 45000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1433715

 Job Description

This role offers a challenging yet exciting opportunity to play a key role within a pioneering and innovative rehabilitation service, located in Belfast, which will provide high quality specialist support to people in NI with an alcohol-related brain injury.


ARBI Clinical Lead (04525)

Full time, 35 hours per week (Part-time hours will be considered)

Location: Talbot Mews

Employment type: Permanent

Job type: Full time

Salary: £44,076 per annum

We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are at the heart of local life – opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe.

Like our founder, we believe that diversity creates a world of possibility. Through pioneering research and innovation we’re building a fairer, more inclusive society, one that recognises the positive contributions we all make, and we are all proud to play our part.

Leading by example, we empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.

About the role

This role offers a challenging yet exciting opportunity to play a key role within a pioneering and innovative rehabilitation service, located in Belfast, which will provide high quality specialist support to people in NI with an alcohol-related brain injury (ARBI).

As the ARBI Clinical Lead, you will have the opportunity to bring your passion and enthusiasm to the largest pan disability charity in the UK, making a real difference to the lives of our customers. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be advising, upskilling and assisting Service Managers, Team Leaders and other colleagues in supporting individual service users with an ARBI to attain their full potential and maximise the options available, encouraging choice, participation and motivation.

You will effectively coordinate a community ARBI ‘Transitional Team’ of self- employed multidisciplinary health professionals to ensure the appropriate provision of care, personal support, daily living tasks & activities with service users. You will also ensure ongoing effective service improvements including, the design/delivery of specialist training (internal & external), ongoing development of best practice service delivery models and, the advancement of focussed research.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A professional qualification in Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Physiotherapy, or Clinical Psychology and registration with the appropriate professional body.
  • Significant clinical experience in supporting people with complex neurological conditions, or issues regarding drug/alcohol misuse and/or complex mental health conditions
  • An insight into the varying needs of people with an alcohol-related brain injury (ARBI)
  • An understanding of research methodologies within the clinical field
  • The ability and willingness to travel, stay away overnight occasionally and work flexible hours (if required)
  • Strong ‘people’, communication and negotiation skills for effective partnership working
  • Effective time-management, prioritisation, planning and decision-making abilities
  • A clear understanding of and ability to deliver to the regulatory framework and legal environment in which we work
  • The ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative as well as work as part of a team

Experience and knowledge of therapeutic interventions techniques employed within the fields of addiction and mental health as well as experience of working within non-statutory services would be advantageous.

We offer pay which is fair and competitive in our sector and a wide range of employee schemes and benefits to include

  • Generous holiday entitlement.
  • Choice to buy or sell annual leave, depending on needs (salary sacrifice).
  • 11% contributory pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
  • Access to cash health plan at very competitive rates.
  • Discounted tariffs with 02.
  • Cycle to Work – hire a cycle and / or accessories (salary sacrifice)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), including face-to-face counselling, as appropriate.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

A satisfactory Access NI disclosures check is required for this post.

Please note it is intended that interviews will be held on Tuesday 3 September

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing Date: 25 August 2019