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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2021.

Self Management Facilitator

Job Reference: 833-GS-AS-698-21

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Neighbourhood Teams
£22,549 to £24,882 per annum, pro rata

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.

Are you interested in developing your skills?

Self Management facilitators provide a programme of interventions in the Neighbourhood Teams. The overall aim of the service is to work with patients to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence to manage their long term conditions and care needs.

This is a clinical role and will involve care delivery with a behavioural change focus. Examples of care delivery that may be delivered are:

Insulin administration
Catheter care delivery
Simple wound management
Medication administration

The Leeds Approach is to support clinicians to have better conversations with people who live with long-term conditions, based on agreeing goals and actions. This approach underpins the Self-Management Facilitator Role by embedding personalised and patient centred care into all interventions aiming to maintain independence and working with patients and carers in order that they have the opportunity to make the most of life and remain in their home environment for as long as possible.

A programme of intervention is presently being delivered by Self-Management Facilitators working within Community Neighbourhood Teams to empower and motivate patients to manage elements of their own health care needs based on the principles of health coaching, better conversations and motivational interviewing. We are now seeking to find further suitable candidates for these posts.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge and role where you will have the opportunity to work with patients using different approaches that enables self-management and independence?

Are you competent and confident in delivering care such as Insulin and Tinzaparin administration, catheter bag changes, medication prompts, stoma care, wound care, gastrostomy careand stocking application?

Are you able to work in partnership with service users and other stakeholders to support goals and independence?

Are you creative?

Can you manage your own work load (caseload) effectively and time manage?

Are you use to using system one?

Would you like to opportunity to learn more about:

Behaviour Change
Health Coaching
Better Conversations

Motivational Interviewing, Health Promotion

There is a statutory requirement for staff in this role to provide nursing or personal care within Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulated care homes.

Therefore, in line with new government regulations which come into force on 11 November 2021, anyone employed in this role will need to evidence they have had two doses of a Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) approved COVID-19 vaccine, or that they come within a specified exemption. Evidence of vaccination status should be provided via the NHS app, the NHS COVID pass via the NHS website, or an NHS letter as part of pre employment checks.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

If this sounds like the job for you, then click apply.

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.

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