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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/10/2021.

Health Case Manager

Job Reference: 833-GS-AS-537-21

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Health Case Management
City Wide
£32,306 to £39,027 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

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The Health Case Management Service provides a case management function for the population of Leeds (18 years and above) who are eligible for NHS Fast Track and Continuing Healthcare funding; this includes hospital and within their own home, over 7 days, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 20:00 and Saturday and Sunday 08:00 to 18:00.

The Health Case Management Service is a citywide service. The teams consists of Health Case Managers, Health Case Management Coordinators and Health Case Management Assistants who are professionals with health and social care backgrounds and have a wealth of experience in all aspects of health case management.

The Health Case Management Service (HCMS) consists of professionals from nursing, social work or Allied Health Professional backgrounds, and provides a specialist case management function for adults with high level health and social care needs. It would be essential for applicants to have Best Interest Assessor qualification or have the aspiration to undertake the training.

We are looking to recruit a Health Case Manager who will work closely with staff to ensure timely, holistic and person centred assessment, care planning and care co-ordination is provided to all service users. Close working with the Neighbourhood Teams, Hospital Social Work teams and Continuing Health Care Service within the CCG will also be essential.

The post holder will join a friendly and hardworking team which is committed to providing a high quality service. You will have experience of working with adults and their carers within a hospital and /or community setting. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to work on your own independently and creatively using a problem solving approach, as well as part of a busy team. You will have experience of effective case management of adults with complex needs, and those at the end of life.

The post holder will be line managed by a Clinical Quality Lead and will receive access to regular supervision and personal development opportunities.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

We are also looking for applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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