CHC Team Manager

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£43,474.00 - £51,515.00, Grade 12, 37 hours, Permanent
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Job Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced CHC Team Manager to lead our dynamic Continuing Health Care team. Ambition, Integrity, Caring and Respect are values that are at the heart of our organisation and we are seeking an empathetic manager who not only shares these values, but is passionate about Adult Social Care and ambitious about improving CHC services within our district.

What will be expected from me?

You will be working with internal and external partners to lead, on behalf of the Local Authority, in delivering responsibilities with regards to The National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care. You will have an expert knowledge of NHS Continuing Healthcare and will provide guidance and expertise to staff carrying out assessments according to the framework ensuring that service needs are met in a timely manner and will be responsible for leading a team of CHC nurses, including managing recruitment and selection, personal development reviews and development planning, managing performance and sickness absence and ensuring appropriate support and effective clinical supervision is provided.

What will I be doing?

You will be responsible for the monitoring of individual packages of care. This involves being assertive at panels locally and regionally, to ensure individuals are fairly represented and are awarded with the appropriate health funding. This will require consistent monitoring and reviewing of complex cases. There is also the requirement to monitor Local Authority contributions and ensure budgets reflect the agreed / approved spending.

You will provide a high level of professional support, co-ordination, advice and guidance to Adult Assessment and Care management teams on a wide range of legal, practice and performance requirements and to meet statutory obligations.

You will work with colleagues (health and social) in order to commission and implement a complex care package that meets the individual’s needs for NHS Continuing Care and including specialist equipment.

You will facilitate the collation of risk assessments and the co-ordination and analysis of the information gathered thereby ensuring commissioned care remains appropriate.

You will liaise with families/carers/advocates to ensure continued involvement in assessment processes and the sharing of information with particular regard to decisions made.

You will monitor, in co-operation with others, the delivery of continuing health care packages and assist in gathering appropriate information which may be requested by continuing care monitoring and evaluation.

Essential Requirements

  • 1st Level Registration - Adults - RGN
  • Educated to Degree Level or equivalent experience
  • Professionally qualified or undertaking professional development
  • Registered General Nurse specialist qualification
  • Up to date PIN number with no restrictions on practice
  • A valid UK Driver's License
  • A Social Work Degree is preferred but not essential

What can I expect?

  • Great range of benefits including discounted membership to our excellent leisure facilities with free 12 weeks exercise program, discounts for a range of retail, entertainment, health and leisure providers, cycle to work scheme, eligibility to apply for a Blue Light Card and many more.We offer a full-time working pattern of 37 hours per week
  • 31 - 34 days holidays (depending on length of continuous service) plus 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Support and access to high-quality training programmes to progress your career to the next level.
  • We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of our staff. We recognise that resilient teams need good work life balance as well as supportive leadership.
  • Access to Wellbeing Coaching if required, Support for Carers, a Sense of Belonging.
  • Discounted and subsidised public transport (Arriva Bus Annual Travel Ticket, Northern Trains Limited (NTL), MetroCard).
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Jake Harris.

Tel: 01924 307798


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This role expires 19/05/2024.
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