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Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor

Job Reference: 877-CSU-1421868KR-D

Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
Continuing Healthcare
Jubilee House, Leyland
£30,401 - £37,267 pa

Six-month fixed term

An exciting opportunity to join our team as a Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor required to provide specialist CHC/FNC nursing assessment, review and case management of adults and older people residing in some acute settings, care homes with nursing, residential care settings and individuals within their own homes in line with the National Framework NHS Continuing Healthcare and the determination of the Funded Nursing Contribution (FNC).

To work closely with local partners, to include health, social care and independent providers in the planning, commissioning of care, management and review of patient care needs. Provide clinical advice in relation to NHS Continuing Care and NHS Funded Nursing Care (FNC).

To provide assurance around quality of commissioned care packages, responding to and reporting safeguarding concerns in accordance with agreed interagency reporting procedures.

Pay and conditions

The national pay system for the NHS — Agenda for Change (AfC) — is for all directly employed staff except doctors and the most senior managers.

The pay system offers real benefits including:

A standard working week of 37.5 hours

Harmonised holiday entitlements of 27 days per year, plus eight general and public holidays, rising to 33 days after 10 years' service

Pay enhancements to reward out of hours, shift and overtime working

Better career and salary progression based on the application of knowledge and skills

An annual personal development review to support your career aspirations

Other benefits of working in the NHS include training, occupational health services, automatic membership of the NHS Pension Scheme (unless you choose to opt out) and study leave for sponsored courses.

NHS employment policies

Ensure fair rates of pay for all staff across the whole healthcare system (Agenda for Change)

Emphasise equality of opportunity for all provide good working conditions, holiday entitlement, and other benefits.

One of the UK's best pension schemes

The NHS Pension Scheme is still one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK. Every new employee automatically becomes a member and you will get an excellent package of pension benefits

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Haydock-Myers


In the event of exceptionally high levels of response, we reserve the right to close the post before the closing date. You are advised to submit your completed application form as soon as possible.

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Additional information relating to the role can be found in the Job Description below. Please note that candidates will be shortlisted against the criteria outlined within the Person Specification (also below), therefore, to avoid disappointment please ensure you meet the requirements of the role before applying and that you are able to demonstrate these requirements throughout your application form.

If there is a salary range and band displayed on this post the salary is determined in line with the national Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of Service. Please Note that new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band. If this is not clearly visible on the advert the salary for this role is not Agenda for Change.

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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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