CHC Nurse Assessor

Organization: NHS Wakefield CCG

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Wakefield,United kingdom

Job description

NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group is a vibrant and dynamic organisation with strong clinical leadership working in partnership with highly effective management. We are a membership organisation of 38 general practices that is responsible for buying and designing healthcare services for local people. We commission a range of services including community health, maternity, planned hospital care, rehabilitation, urgent and emergency care, and continuing healthcare for our local registered population of over 350,000 people. We are fully committed to working with our communities to ensure that we commission services that are both appropriate and responsive to local needs. We work closely with staff, local people and partners to achieve our vision of improving our patients' experiences of care and their health outcomes. We are committed to achieving the Investors in Excellence standard and our pursuit of organisational excellence is being shaped by the following staff generated values: We are respectful and enable trust. We want to be the best we can be. We are working together for patients. We are one single inclusive team. NHS Wakefield CCG is headquartered in Wakefield city centre. An exciting opportunity has arisen within Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to work within the continuing healthcare team undertaking comprehensive nursing assessments and determining the level of care required within the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care We are looking to appoint 1 RMHN and 1 RNLD to join the continuing health care team. The post holder should be a Registered Nurse ( RMHN RNLD) and have knowledge and experience of working with the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care (revised 2018) and any associated guidance and clinical tools The post holder will be responsible for completing assessments and reviews of individuals within care home settings and within their own homes. An ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of teams within Wakefield CCG and other partner organizations’ will be required to ensure the appropriateness of assessments and care plans e.g. provider services, acute hospital, hospice, Care Home Liaison Team, Social Services, TVN, Macmillan Nurse (care Homes) Community learning Disability Team The post holder will liaise with other agencies and refer as necessary if deemed appropriate, maintaining good relationships with colleagues. A comprehensive training and mentorship program will be offered to the successful candidate If you are interested in the role and think you have the right experience and abilities as detailed in the job description, please contact Lee Oldfield or Catherine Turner on 01924 315705 You must demonstrate how your experience and skills meet the criteria as listed in the person specification in order for your application to be shortlisted. Please pay particular attention to the values and behaviour section in the person specification. IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED FOR AN INTERVIEW YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL TO YOUR NHS JOBS ACCOUNT If you haven't had a response within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. ***Please note, the deadline for applications may be changed without notice once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible*** We offer a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the individual and the service. NHS Wakefield CCG operates a no smoking policy to enable its staff to work in a smoke free environment. We are an equal opportunities employer. We are Positive about Disabled People employer and will interview any disabled candidate who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas. To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.