Continuing Healthcare Assessor
Location: Worthing, West Sussex and surrounding areas
Salary: £28-38k, DOE
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
*Are you a qualified and registered Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or other clinical professional with experience in Continuing Healthcare delivery?
*Are you a RMN, RNLD or Disability Assessor/Analyst with CHC experience? If so we are particularly interested in hearing from you.
*Are you looking for a flexible, full or part-time position? Do you currently have an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service, if not we will sort this out for you.
Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic professional looking for a change of direction to a non-bureaucratic can do organisation which will treat you as an individual.
We are the UK's largest independent provider in hospital discharge management services and are highly regarded in our end-to end continuing healthcare service working with all four NHS regions in England. We deliver our accredited Continuing Healthcare Education Module to all employees and our data management system, 'Caretrack' is approved by NHS England allowing the depth and expertise of our teams to shape all we do.
We have a reputation for responding quickly to customers' needs and being ahead of the game in our training, thinking and exceptional high standards within Continuing Healthcare.
About the role
Would you like a highly flexible position, predominately working Monday to Friday 9-5, with further opportunities for flexible working and the possibility of evening and weekend contracts? We require a minimum number of hours, but can usually provide the work and hours you are looking for.
Working to the highest standards and in line with National Framework, you will be responsible in delivering robust assessments and recommendations regarding eligibility for NHS Continuing Health Care. Assessments and/or reviews are typically completed in own homes, residential placements or within a hospital setting.
This is a complex role completing and co-ordinating CHC assessments, involving the client, families and members of the multi-disciplinary team. You will provide high quality support including complex information and analysis, communications and stakeholder management. Your work is predominantly independent with the support of our four Centre of Excellence Hubs located in Stoke on Trent, Swindon, Wandsworth and at our Head Office in Sutton Coldfield, all working in partnership to ensure services are delivered efficiently and effectively.
It is expected that some travel and overnight stays may be required. You will require access and use of your own vehicle with car insurance that covers you for business use.
What sort of person are we looking for?
The role is ideal for someone with a professional health background e.g. nursing, physiotherapy or occupational therapy with a minimum of one year's practical experience in FNC and CHC assessment delivery.
Ideally degree educated or with relevant professional qualification. You must be a registered health professional who is outgoing and friendly with a desire to build supportive long-term relationships with clients, colleagues and a wider professional network.
You must pride yourself on your writing, presenting and selling skills as you will need to persuade others and move them into action. You will also need strong IT, administration and analytical skills. For those with excellent transferable skills full training will be given.
Please include your mobile number and nursing PIN/professional registration number on your CV as you will be sent a text if you are shortlisted to take part in a structured competency based telephone interview
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Closing date for applications is 19th February 2018
Face to face interviews to be held on Wednesday 28th February 2018 and Thursday 1st March 2018
Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to candidates who are not shortlisted. Please therefore assume your application is unsuccessful if we have not contacted you three weeks following the closing date.
No agencies please.