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Job summary

Main area
Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
809-1004
Employer
NHS Calderdale CCG
Employer type
NHS
Site
Halifax
Town
Halifax
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
Closing
28/03/2019 23:59
NHS Calderdale CCG logo

Continuing Healthcare Nurse

Band 5

At NHS Calderdale CCG we have a well deserved reputation for innovation and excellence. We think that's because we provide a caring, supportive and matrix style working environment for our people. Join our award-winning team, and you'll find we're determined to support our clients to improve health, reduce inequalities and provide the best services for a diverse population. 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society regardless of disability, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

Important Information

Agenda for Change Roles - Salaries on Commencement of Employment

A successful candidate coming from a non-NHS Employer will commence employment on the bottom point of the pay band.

NHS National Terms and Conditions (Agenda for Change) rules will apply to successful candidates coming from another NHS Employer.

In our organisation, how we do our jobs is as important as what we do. In support of this, we have a framework for positive behaviours, which was developed with our staff, and is at the heart of how we work. We would encourage all candidates to read the framework, and welcome applications from people who identify with and can demonstrate, the behaviours that we describe.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a reviewing nurse as part of the reviewing team for Continuing Health Care (CHC) in Calderdale CCG. This vacancy has been created by the promotion of the previous post holder to a lead nurse post within the CHC team.

This is an opportunity to be part of a team with high standards and established processes for reviewing individuals in receipt of health care funding. It is an ideal step for those who wish to pursue career advancement within Primary Care.

The successful candidate will be supported by the team for an induction period and will shadow other team members to assist with the understandings of other processes, roles and responsibilities within the service.

The post holder will be encouraged and  supported to apply and increase their skills and clinical knowledge in holistic assessments. Also, the post holder will have the responsibility for reviewing the health needs of individuals either in their own home or in a residential setting. In addition,they will also be responsible for ensuring that the current placement/package of care meets the needs of the individual and will review their eligibility for CHC funding. Moreover, the post holder will work with CHC team,  key stakeholders and providers to ensure that standards of care for all individuals are delivered in accordance with their contracts and service specifications.

Evidence of up to date clinical practice, and experience of providing high standards of care will be required. In return they will be part of a committed, positive and forward thinking CHC team.

Successful candidate will have opportunities not only for advancement but to widen the breath of their holistic knowledge working across interdisciplinary services.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like to have a discussion about this post please contact Diane Mawdsley, Clinical Lead, Continuing Care, NHS Calderdale CCG

Tel: 01422 307451