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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/06/2019.

Self-Management Facilitator

Job Reference: 833-AG-AS-313-19.

(AS) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Neighbourhood Teams City Wide
£21,089 to £23,761 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.

Self-Management facilitators provide a programme of interventions in the Neighbourhood Teams. The overall aim of the service is to improve patients’ knowledge, skills and confidence to manage there long term conditions and care needs.
This is a clinical role and involves care delivery as well as behavioural change. 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 and stocking application?

Would you like to opportunity to learn more about:-

Behaviour Change
Health Coaching
Better Conversations
Motivational Interviewing. Health Promotion

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 you are interested in this post it is recommended that you have an informal discussion and/or a visit with Marie Boul, Self-Management Lead at 07958066806

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.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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