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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/02/2020.

Continuing Healthcare Nurse/ Allied Health Coordinator

Job Reference: 471-2267537

Employer:
Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group
Department:
Continuing Healthcare
Location:
Praze an Beeble
Salary:
£30401 - £37267 pro rata

About the opportunity

The role of our organisation is to contract a wide range of health care services which fulfil the varying needs of those in our community.

NHS Kernow Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Kernow) is focusing on the requirements of the entire population in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the aim being to reduce the demand on over-stretched health care services. By being proactive and encouraging and supporting positive health and wellbeing initiatives, we hope to move away from a reactive health care model, with an emphasis being on prevention. This will help to ensure that we can provide the highest quality and safest health and care services, to those who need it most.

We are passionate about making a difference to people’s lives, and understanding their needs. With help from volunteers in our local communities, we can empower individuals, giving them a greater choice about when, where, and how they access health services. With feedback from service users, and the knowledge and experience of our clinical experts, NHS Kernow will continue to meet, and strive to exceed national standards and targets.

About the role

We are looking for high-quality communicators with excellent interpersonal skills. You will create and maintain good, professional relationships with patients and their carers, care homes, the local authority, NHS colleagues, and other individuals involved in the CHC, Personal Health Budget and Individual Funding processes.

You will have a genuine interest in healthcare. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to remain calm, to handle emotive, complicated and sensitive issues. You will need to show tact and diplomacy, good workload management and be able to negotiate with confidence.

Previous experience/knowledge of government legislation relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare, personal health budgets is desirable, although not essential as training will be given.

About you

The successful applicant will live our values through their everyday behaviours and interactions. You will believe in being honest to enable your colleagues and our providers to make the best decisions and choices for the benefit of people’s health and wellbeing. You will encourage and listen to other people’s ideas and suggestions with an enquiring and positive mind; expecting to hear feedback and taking it in the spirit of learning and improving.

You will be an ambassador for NHS Kernow, promoting the importance of improving people’s health and well-being and making sure services are safe and effective and delivered in ways that improve people’s experiences and outcomes.

The successful applicant will live NHS Kernow’s values through their everyday behaviours and interactions. You will believe in being honest and will support your colleagues and our providers, to make the best decisions and choices for the benefit of people’s health and wellbeing. You will encourage and listen to other people’s ideas and suggestions with an enquiring and positive mind, expecting to hear feedback, and taking it in the spirit of learning and improving.

You will be an ambassador for NHS Kernow, promoting the importance of improving people’s health and wellbeing, and making sure services are safe and effective, and delivered in ways that improve people’s experiences and outcomes.

Our vision is of a future where more people are supported to live the lives they want to in their communities, with the care and support of services that are safe and sustainable for future generations. We will achieve this with compassion, imagination and by building effective relationships and working together.

About the NHS

In return you will be part of a system that is pioneering change in the Health Service, and alongside every team member, you will help us to achieve our goals.

You can look forward to excellent benefits including discounts in store and online, optional pension and life assurance, flexible working options, salary sacrifice vehicles/ cycles/ child care vouchers, two days pro rata to undertake volunteering, coaching and mentoring opportunities, as well as fantastic opportunities to develop your career.

For more information, or to request support with the recruitment process, please contact name, title, telephone number, email address

NHS Kernow is an equal opportunities employer. This means we are committed not to discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of any protected characteristic.

We believe in a workplace which is truly equal and strive to make this the most fair and equitable workplace for all. NHS Kernow values diversity and promotes equality. We welcome applications from people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans/transgender (LGBT+).

Contact: Katie Collings/Joanne Worthington 01209 832400




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