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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Band 6 Care Home Trusted Assessor

Job Reference: 313-A-20-84492-MA2

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Nursing Services
Leicester City

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Band 6 Care Home Trusted Assessor - Community Health Services

37.5 hours per week

12 Fixed Term Post

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Care Home Trusted Assessor. The successful post holder will be based at Bosworth House, Leicester City Social Care and Education.

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated & passionate and have the relevant post-registration experience, we would like you to join our team.

The purpose of the Care Home Trusted Assessor role is to support and facilitate discharges into care homes and to avoid hospital discharge delay.

You will facilitate effective and timely discharges from Acute Hospital settings into Care Homes by working effectively with ward staff and care homes.

You will have oversight of clinical cases, fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of the Care Home Trusted Assessor; working effectively in a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality nursing assessments and clinical advice.

You will need to be enthusiastic and be able to deliver high quality care as well as possessing excellent clinical and interpersonal skills. The post holder will be required to work with a range of statutory and independent organisations. You will visit patients whilst in- patient within acute hospital settings and access electronic health records to obtain clinical information.

You will be able to prioritise work and have the ability to work alone and as part of a wider team. You will engage in a regular clinical/managerial supervision, annual appraisal and develop new skills and experience.

The role entails a close working relationship with Leicester City Social Care and Education, Care Homes, Acute Hospitals, PCNs and Primary Care Trusts.

For further information please contact:

Pauline Rawle Community Services Matron (Care Homes) 07464 903 023

Mark Abbott Head of Service. External: 0116 4543697

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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