''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Care Navigator to join the core team of the Grange and Lakes Integrated Care Community (ICC). The Care Navigator will work flexibly for 30 hours per week from the Grange Over Sands Health Centre.
We are looking for a self-motivated, friendly and proactive person who is passionate about improving care. Grange and Lakes ICC was created to help bring together local health and care organisations with a focus to ensure that local people are supported to improve their own health and wellbeing, and that when people are ill or need support, they receive the best possible joined up care.
There is a requirement for the post holder to have the Assistant Practitioner role and or be willing to train to the Nurse Associate qualification, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills with computer literacy, and good organisational and time management skills.
You will work proactively with patients to build future care plans, undertake basic observations and offer signposting/navigation to prevent social isolation, attending community engagement events, making best use of our community assets.
Qualified Assistant Practitioners will commence within Agenda for Change B4.
If you wish to apply to enter the Nurse Associate Training the pay will follow Agenda for Change Annexe 21:
For those who enter the NHS and undertake all their training whilst an employee. Typically, develop their knowledge and skills significantly during a period of time measured in years. Given the significant change in knowledge and skills during the training period the use of job evaluation is not appropriate. Pay should be determined as a percentage of the pay for qualified staff.
For trainees covered by paragraph 2 above, where periods of training last for between one and four years, pay will be adjusted as follows:
Up to 12 months prior to completion of training: 75 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate
Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Lynne Cassidy: Lynne.Cassidy@mbht.nhs.uk
Georgina Livingstone: Georgina.Livingstone@mbht.nhs.uk