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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/05/2022.

Transition Lead

Job Reference: 256-SH-309

Surrey Heartlands CCG
Home working and Weybridge office, Weybridge
£40,057 - £45,839

Are you a highly motivated and skilled clinician with an interest in Continuing Healthcare?

  • Are you looking for 9- 5 working hours and no weekend work?
  • Do you need flexible working arrangements to suit your lifestyle?
  • Are you a car owner and driver?

This position offers the ability to work within the Adult NHS Funded Health Care team which has responsibility for the full range of provisions relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) and Funded Nursing Care. This includes the referral process, co-ordination of assessment of individuals, ongoing review, negotiating with providers and allocation of resources for the eligible individuals.

The post holder will be the Lead for Transition for young people aged 18-25 years within the NHS Health Care Team. They will use a multi-disciplinary approach across multiple agencies to ensure mechanisms are in place to identify young people as early as possible in order to assess their individual needs, and provide creative, cost effective, and timely transition pathways tailored to their needs.

The post holder will have broad expertise in Transition work, be knowledgeable of relevant statutory requirements, and have a solid understanding of the implementation of the statutory requirements through NHS policy and NICE guidelines. They will also have extensive experience and specialist knowledge of complex health needs, life limiting and threatening conditions, and specific syndromes and conditions prevalent in young people with learning disabilities with complex health needs.

The post holder will case coordinate transition from children to adult services for young people eligible for Adult CHC and undertake DSTs. The nature of the young people supported will have a primary need of learning disabilities with highly complex clinical and physical presentation, and/or challenging behaviours that require specialist interventions. The post holder will promote the best interests and well-being of the young people they support in the generation of transition pathways, cognisant of and coherent with legal, statutory and family requirements, promoting and utilising best practices from across the multi-disciplinary teams.

Where necessary the post holder will work with families and carers who require additional support or guidance in order to identify their needs, and who may need close monitoring or frequent review or interventions to minimise and manage risk, or where best interest decisions may be required. These cases may present with complexities because of legal issues, statutory requirements or differing views of family or other professionals. The post holder will jointly plan and develop transition services with Children’s CHC Management for young people aged 14–25 years, ensuring data from education, health and care plans is used to inform service planning, carry out gap analysis to identify and respond to the needs to young people who are making a transition from children's to adults' services. The post holder will contribute to the County level commissioning strategy for Transition for young people in Transition, working with Surrey County Council, Special Educational Disability Needs, and Children’s CHC to create and deliver integrated transitioning planning, services and service evaluation.

For further details on this role, please refer to the attached job description. Please ensure that you pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the person specification when completing your supporting statement.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name yashpaul anderson Job title Clinical Manager - HUBE mail address Telephone number 07385 419792 or 0300 561 0717

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better patient outcomes. We welcome all applications, especially those from underrepresented communities, including people with a disability, and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

As part of the organisation’s commitment to achieving equality of opportunity for all staff, Surrey Heartlands ICB will consider all requests for flexible working on hiring. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, compressed hours, part-time hours and/or job-sharing, and homeworking.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways. Please talk to us at interview about any flexible working arrangements you would prefer or require. While we may not be able to fully accommodate all requests, such requests will not be referenced during the interview scoring process, and we will fully consider and try to accommodate them for successful applicants.

In accordance with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care Board will not discriminate against or dismiss the applications of candidates with spent convictions for posts which are not exempt from this legislation.

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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