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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/07/2022.

Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Nurse

Job Reference: 137-NW-342-08

Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board
Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Assessment & Support
Kings Lynn, Norwich
£32,306 to £39,027 per annum

The NHS Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (NWCCG) is a clinically-led NHS organisation, responsible for commissioning (planning and purchasing) integrated health and social care for the people of Norfolk and Waveney.

We are committed to integrated working with a wide range of partner agencies and individuals, including our local NHS Acute and Provider Trusts, family doctors, the Borough, District and County Councils, the voluntary sector, Commissioning Support Unit and of course our patients, our aim is to ensure we commission the right integrated services, enabling us to improve the experience of patient care and ensuring the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for the Norfolk & Waveney community.

We believe strongly in creating a workplace built on teamwork, whilst allowing individuals to grow and develop in their own roles. Our main offices are based at Lakeside 400, Broadland Business Park, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, however we have a local office for the East of the region based in Beccles and another in the West of the region based in King’s Lynn, therefore travel across the Norfolk and Waveney footprint as well as out of county is required according to where the providers are situated.

As a strategic part of the wider NHS our ambition, of ‘better health, better care, better value’, is our abiding principle and guides the way we design and commission services for people living in Norfolk and Waveney, therefore if you are someone who enjoys making a difference and would like to be a part of the nation’s most respected and valued organisation then we would like to hear from you.

Do you like change?

Do you take pride in your work?

If so the NHS Continuing Healthcare team in Norfolk and Waveney CCG would like to hear from you!

You will be joining a team on a new journey. The NHS Continuing Healthcare team has recently restructured due to the merging of the 5 CCGs in Norfolk and Waveney.

This has resulted in a number of vacancies for enthusiastic health professionals to come on board and join us as NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Clinicians. Based in Dereham, Beccles and Norwich, Norfolk. This is a brilliant opportunity for individuals looking to develop their existing clinical assessment skills within friendly, supportive teams with opportunities to work in a more integrated way with our Local Authority colleagues.

The role

We are looking for professionals with a proactive nature and excellent organisational skills to join our hardworking team. You will conduct assessments for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care, working to realistic deadlines and proactively case manage individuals who are eligible to receive NHS funding. Our aim is to deliver a consistently excellent client service.

Your Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Registered health professional with current professional registration.
  • Strong person centred attitude to service delivery; you are friendly, personable and confident when liaising with others.
  • Outstanding communication skills, an ambitious attitude and a precise attention to detail, you're happy to prioritise your own workload and complete tasks without supervision.
  • Previous experience within NHS Continuing Healthcare would be desirable but is not essential. However a willingness to learn new skills and put people first is essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • In possession of a full driving licence and own transport; you will be required to work across Norfolk and Waveney and further afield if necessary.

Next steps

If you believe that you are a good fit with our team ethos, please apply online or contact Jeanette Patterson (Integrated Continuing Healthcare Lead) in the first instance for an informal discussion;

Hybrid Working

The CCG operates a flexible approach to working. It is expected that our staff will work from a combination of home and office (where possible). For staff designated in a hybrid role they should have a safe and suitable place to work with Broadband access and space for a desk, chair and monitors. At interview a discussion will take place between the recruiting manager and the candidate to ensure they are clear on what is expected.

Your application

Please submit your application form without delay to avoid disappointment; we will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

We are unable to accept CV’s as part of an application. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job. Be mindful that any offer of employment will be subject to pre-employment checks e.g. health, identity, right to work, qualifications, registration and references. Please provide up to date referee details to avoid delay. A start date will not be confirmed until clearance from all the checks has been obtained.

We welcome applications from disabled candidates and those applicants need only meet the essential criteria to be invited to interview. We will also make any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process providing that you inform us of any special requirements.

We are an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be welcomed and considered.

Further information

Please check the email account (including your junk mail) that you supplied as part of your application on a regular basis following the closing date and throughout the recruitment process, as this is how we will communicate with you.

Arden & GEM CSU administer this account on behalf of the CCG, you may receive communications from both the CSU and the CCG during your recruitment.

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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