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Nurse / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker / Physiotherapist /Rehabilitation case managers (4583)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘we're legal and financial experts that care’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team of people working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs. Working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment.

We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

We're always looking to support our colleagues to work in a way that works best for them and everyone else, including our clients, the business and the regulators. Please speak to one of our Talent Acquisition team to find out more.

Your Role and What You'll Be Doing

We are looking for clinicians of varying backgrounds to join our Personal Injury team as a Support & Rehabilitation Coordinator (SRC).

As an SRC, you will join a multi-disciplinary national team of 11, who are based in our IM offices across the UK. You will be a close point of contact for our client’s and their families.

Due to the growth of the Team we currently have an opportunity in London and the surrounding areas. 

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Liaising with Irwin Mitchell (IM) clients who have sustained a serious injury or suffer from a serious illness, to provide education, support, signposting, and advocacy. Manage their expectations and support the client and their family through treatment and rehabilitation and/or the course of their illness and support solicitors in their management of the client.
  • Delivering a smooth transition of new clients from key acute NHS services and liaise with treating medical, therapeutic and care staff regarding discharge and provide advice and practical support regarding services and support available locally.
  • Achieving resolution of client problems by building relationships and working collaboratively with relevant bodies and assisting clients in a manner appropriate to their needs by assessing their individual requirements. Acting on any referrals from the case handler/lawyer and identifying the client needs. Working autonomously and in partnership with the client and their families, whilst documenting and communicating any actions.
  • Be a link between lawyers, public bodies, agencies, charities, NHS and DWP to ensure effective communication and secure additional statutory or voluntary services where required. Providing on-going support, signposting, coordination or practical support to the client and their family. Where appropriate, ensuring the client is maximising their statutory welfare entitlement (we have a dedicated Benefits Team to support you and our clients)
  • Preparing and showcasing our SRC service to NHS Trusts, charities, and outside agencies to promote our services and encourage referrals of new clients. Facilitate the promotion of Irwin Mitchell and its services, by delivering training and identifying links with potential new client referrers.
  • Follow up with clients to gain feedback and suggestions about our services to help us progress and improve.

You’ll join the Specialist Client Services teams and work with a number of experienced and dedicated solicitors recognised for their expertise in supporting those affected by serious injury and illness (personal injury and medical negligence). 

About You
  • Experience working within the UK healthcare or social care system
  • Experience of working environments with a passion for high quality client centred practice 
  • A clinician by background with current registration with your governing body eg NMC, HCPC etc
  • Knowledge of Health care, rehabilitation, welfare policy, and advocacy services.
  • Understanding of relevant rehabilitation codes, Mental Capacity Act and welfare benefits
  • Awareness of external stakeholders (Headway, SIA, Aspire)
  • Experience working in a clinical, health/social care or rehabilitation setting.
  • Understanding of complex and multifaceted conditions (e.g. brain, spinal cord injury, orthopaedic injury, birth injury, industrial disease, bereavement)
  • Experience of working in multiple settings (e.g. acute, post-acute, community settings)
  • Experience of working within an Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) framework
  • Confident to be able to work autonomously and independently.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to a car – you’ll be expected to meet with clients and other stakeholders on a regular basis.
Our Benefits - What We Can Offer You
  • 25 days holidays as standard plus bank holidays - You can ‘buy’ up to 35hrs of extra holiday too.
  • Generous and flexible pension schemes.
  • Volunteering days – Two days of volunteering every year for a cause of your choice (fully paid)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering refunds on medical services alongside our Aviva Digital GP services.

We also offer a wide range of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace and to make sure you’re fully supported.  This includes our Flexible by Choice programme which gives our colleagues more choice over a hybrid way of working subject to role, team and client requirements.

We have been ranked in the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing for Large Organisations for 2024!

Our responsible business programmes are fundamental to who we are and our purpose. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish, and we have established a number of inclusion network groups across our business to support this aim. 

Our commitment to Social Responsibility, community investment activity and tackling climate change is a fundamental part of who we are. It’s made up of four strands: Our People, Our Community, Our Environment and Our Pro Bono.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, colleagues, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

We carry out pre employment screening to establish your eligibility to work in the UK, criminal record and financial checks ­with our trusted 3rd parties.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer


 
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Location
London
40 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1N 2PZ
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  • Sub-Department:
    Support & Rehabilitation Services
  • Sub-Division:
    Complex PI
  • Company:
    IM LLP
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    London
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