Join our team
We are looking for Registered Occupational Therapists, Registered Nurses and Case Managers, who have experience in working with children and adults who have sustained life changing injuries. This role can be developed alongside your current clinical practice.
Key Skills required:
• A minimum of 10 years post qualification experience. Applicants should have community-based experience with a good understanding of a patient’s rehabilitation and care package needs.
• Significant clinical practice to an advanced level.
• Qualified as a Registered Occupational Therapist or Registered Nurses who hold a current professional registration (Adults and Paediatrics).
• Experience of working in the community.
• Substantive experience and understanding of complex and continuing care packages, with a specialist knowledge of acquired brain and spinal cord injuries and complex healthcare conditions.
• Sound and logical clinical reasoning.
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work at all levels across the organisation and deliver robust reports that stand up to scrutiny.
• Highly numerate and literate, with a keen eye for detail.
• The ability to think proactively and prioritise workloads, as well as working closely with the team to ensure excellent communication and shared work practices.
Lucinda Lloyd, our Head of Operations and Clinical Support would be very happy to discuss the roles currently available, please feel free to contact her on 01249 456360, or email using the details below.
The role of a Care Expert Witness
Your specialist knowledge and professional attributes could be just what is required to assist the Court in providing robust and evidence-based reports in the area of quantum reporting.
It will involve visiting and assessing the Claimant, and your report will include your assessment findings, your recommendations for care and the costs of the care you recommend. This may also include any aids and equipment required.
Your report will be used to assist solicitors in relation to each case and thereafter dealing with any subsequent work relating to the case, for example responding to questions, reviewing evidence, attending conferences, preparing for joint discussions and completing joint statements, and you may be required to attend Court.
The role of a Liability Expert Witness
Experts reporting on Breach of Duty will not be required to visit the Claimant. Your role will be to review and investigate the nursing records and documentation provided and you will produce a report in relation to your views and opinions on the care provided.
As an expert witness, you are bound by Civil Procedure Rules Part 35 (CPR35) and Practice Direction 35 (PD35) and you should ensure you are familiar with these.
If you would like to find out more about the roles or you believe you have what it takes to become an expert witness, please send us your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org