Are you a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional?
Do you have experience of case management and/or conducting assessments?
Would you like the opportunity to support individuals with their on-going health needs?
If yes, then NEL CCSU (acting on behalf of NHS West Kent CCG, NHS Ashford CCG, NHS Canterbury & Coastal CCG, NHS South Kent Coast CCG & NHS Thanet CCG) would love to hear from you!
The NEL Placements team is looking for CHC Assessors to join the team to support with the screening and assessment of individuals applying for and already in receipt of CHC/FNC packages.
You will have the opportunity to liaise and work closely with Social Services, providers, patients and their families and other relevant agencies in assessing and supporting individuals, as well as developing care plans and review processes and making changes to care packages in accordance with the needs of the individual.
You will work within a strong, friendly and supportive team, playing a key role in making recommendations on eligibility for CHC and FNC packages, as well as supporting the Operational Managers in assisting and supporting the management and implementation of the national frameworks and other national policies as they relate to CHC/FNC. Key responsibilities of this role could include conducting assessments, case co-ordination, decision making, duty and dealing with appeals.
To be successful in this position, it is essential that you are:
- Professionally registered as a Nurse or Allied Health Professional, with significant post-registration experience;
- Experienced in case management and patient assessments;
- Experienced in working within and supporting a multi-disciplinary team;
- An excellent communicator with evidence of advanced verbal and written communication skills;
- Experienced in using tact and diplomacy, with demonstrable problem solving skills;
- Dedicated to providing high standards of patient care.
It is highly desirable that candidates should have knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act and an understanding of the current CHC framework, guidance and policies; however this is NOT essential as a full induction with on-going training and support will be provided, including the opportunity to access the new CHC eLearning programme.
For further details on this job, please refer to the JD attached. Please note that you must pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the job specification role when preparing your supporting statement.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
For further details / informal visits contact:
Nicola Croucher - lead nurse 07557 860749
Andy Lang - Lead Nurse 07342058734