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Wellbeing Advisor - MCM North

Job Reference: 349-LCO-234-21

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Social Prescribing
Victoria Mill, Miles Platting, Manchester
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum (pro rata)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

MCM Wellbeing Adviser

Manchester Case Management Service (MCM)

Manchester Case Management builds on the High Impact Primary Care (HIPC) and Active Case Management (ACM) services within Manchester, deploying skilled resources to provide case management support to people with complex needs at high risk of hospital admission.

We are now looking to recruit three enthusiastic and motivated Wellbeing Advisers to join our innovative and exciting Manchester Case Management Service in Manchester. In this role you will work with people and their families, in their homes or in a clinic setting, supporting them to identify what is important to them about their health and wellbeing and agreeing person centred goals and aspirations documented in a care plan. You will link in with appropriate agencies and organisations to ensure individuals access the relevant services and community groups needed to promote and improve their health and well-being. You will have the opportunity to share your ideas to continually develop and improve the team(s) approach and shape the new service offer for people in the City. You will be flexible in your approach to meet the needs of the service, ensuring effective service delivery. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and also work well as part of a team. You should have experience of working in a people or service delivery environment and aspire to continuously improve services. You will have the support of a great team and the opportunity for training and personal development.

The MCM teams are multi-disciplinary teams based in neighbourhoods across the City of Manchester who proactively support people who are frail and /or living with complex multiple long terms conditions, often alongside psychological and social issues. Each MCM team is clinically led by a GP, has an operational Team Manager and includes a multidisciplinary team of health and social care professionals. The team share the care of the patient case load, have regular multi-disciplinary meetings and have the opportunity to develop good practice and effective ways of working to deliver the service in the neighbourhoods. The team build links and work in partnership with local integrated neighbourhood teams, local primary care services and local community groups.

Each person being supported in the MCM service has an assigned key worker within the team, regular multi-disciplinary care reviews and implementation of their care plans until they are better able to manage their illness and self-care with mainstream support. The team will deliver local clinical and social care services, focusing on what matters to the person and their carer / family.

The key to the success of the MCM service is the need for each team member to be committed to:

  • A focus on holistic care and support and the commitment to work with people and their carers / family to develop and implement care and support plans with them with a view to them better managing their illnesses and developing local support mechanisms longer term.
  • Linking with local community and neighbourhood team services and activities to support patients to engage with local resources and improve their health and well-being.
  • Personal and professional development as well as commitment to the continued development of the team and the MCM service offer.
  • Integrated and multi-disciplinary team working, including a flexible approach to working across individual boundaries where required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAmanda BannsJob titleTeam ManagerEmail addressamanda.banns@nhs.netTelephone number07812 510 140

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

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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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