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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/07/2020.

CHC Nurse Advisor

Job Reference: 806-CCG-2499504A

NHS Blackpool CCG
Blackpool Football Stadium, Blackpool
£31,365 - £37,890 pa


**Please note you can now apply for this post if you are not an employee of Blackpool CCG***

Band 6 full-time

18 month contract

Mon-Fri 9-5

NHS Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group is a fully-authorised CCG responsible for the full range of CCG statutory duties and powers. We are a membership organisation consisting of the 21 GP practices in Blackpool, and our aim is to improve the health of the people of Blackpool and reduce health inequalities through strong, clinically-led commissioning of high quality healthcare services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Continuing Healthcare Team for a Registered Nurse to assess, review and monitor patients applying for CHC funding. The role is varied and involves working closely with Blackpool Council, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals and with providers to source appropriate placements for our patients.

You will work within the Mental Capacity Act and gain experience involving Best Interest decisions and Court of Protection work.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a successful, progressive CCG and to make a positive contribution to the lives of people in Blackpool.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Jenny Johnson CHC Deputy Manager or Heather Hollowell Senior Nurse Advisor

The closing date for receipt of applications is 19th July 2020

Interviews 22nd July

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Jenny Johnson CHC Deputy Manager or Heather Hollowell Senior Nurse Advisor


In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the date stated above in order to prevent the number of applications received being unmanageable. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible to have the best chance of being considered.

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Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

The salary range for this post is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

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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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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