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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/03/2020.

Senior Practitioner

Job Reference: 618-CCG-5508HB

Employer:
Hastings and Rother CCG
Department:
CHC
Location:
Eastbourne
Salary:
£30,401 - £37,267

The Sussex Commissioners are an equal opportunities employer, and our workforce is currently under-represented from people from Black and Minority Ethnic and disabled communities. We would welcome applications from people from these communities as our ambition is that our workforce is fully reflective of the communities that we serve. Sussex CCGs are signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

We are proud of our organisational values. Our values underpin how we work together. In recruitment, we seek to attract, select and induct staff who's personal values are aligned with ours. As such we operate a values-based approach to recruitment; during the process will seek to understand more about the values and motivations of potential candidates. More information about our values is available in the attached values poster.


Applications welcome from staff groups - Nursing & Midwifery registered and Allied Health Professionals

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work with a dynamic forward-thinking team that prioritises good quality care and assessment for those with complex health conditions?

The Continuing Health Care Team (CHC) is looking for a Senior Practitioner to work within the remit of the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare, the post holder will deliver an effective and competent level of service and consistently deliver a client-focused service.

You will be responsible for assessing patients, ensuring the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and funded-Nursing Care is implemented and complied with, according to the principles and processes. As a Senior Practitioner, this would include a caseload of complex cases and management of Continuing Healthcare packages of care, ensuring value for money placements which meet the needs of the individual and identify opportunities for development and improvement to assist delivery of best practice healthcare.

You will be highly motivated and have the ability to work independently, but also as part of a team. You will have good interpersonal skills and give attention to detail. There will be extensive liaison with patients, families, care providers and other professionals within the health and social care sectors.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, have the ability to work in stressful situations and be able to prioritise and organise their own workloads to meet deadlines.

For further information or to visit the department please contact Linda Siotto or Fiona Stickland, Team Leaders on 01323 466120.

The Sussex and East Surrey Commissioners are an equal opportunities employer, and our workforce is currently under-represented from people from Black and Minority Ethnic and disabled communities. We would welcome applications from people from these communities as our ambition is that our workforce is fully reflective of the communities that we serve. Sussex and East Surrey CCGs are signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

We are ambitious clinically-led commissioning organisations working very closely with our member practices, patients and the public, partner organisations and other stakeholders to improve health and wellbeing and healthcare in East Sussex. Our £830m transformation programme, East Sussex Better Together is about making sure we collectively use our resources to achieve the best possible services for local people. Our shared ambition is to develop a fully integrated health and social care system in East Sussex by 2020, ensuring every patient or service user enjoys proactive, joined up care that supports them to live as independently as possible and achieve the best possible outcomes.

We are proud to embed our CCG values into all that we do and part of our selection process will include a values based interview. No preparation will be needed for this; part of the interview process will include values based questions which will be integrated in to the main selection interview. Information about our values can be downloaded with other recruitment material.

 




Please note the following before applying:

1. Closing date: we reserve the right to amend the closing date based upon the number of applications received. Vacancies attracting a high volume of applications may therefore close earlier than advertised.

2. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

3. Interviews: all shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview. Telephone interviews will not be considered.

4. Unsuccessful applications: if you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of your application, we regret that you will not have been offered an interview on this occasion.

5. Criminal records: due to the requirements of certain roles, a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure must be obtained by the organisation. Please be aware that anyone who is included in the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) barred lists will commit an offence if they engage, or seek or offer to engage, in a regulated activity from which they are barred.

6. General: this post will be subject to review under the relevant NHS Terms and Conditions of Service.

7. Please note travel expenses to attend interview will need to be met by applicants.


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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