Nurse Case Manager- Learning Disability

Posted 4 April by pulse community healthcare Easy Apply

Nurse Case Manager - Learning Disability- Pulse Community Healthcare.

Are you a confident and passionate Registered Nurse looking to really make a difference?

Pulse provides safe, effective social care and health support services to people in their own environment. We work as a trusted partner with a variety of organisations to provide 'care packages’ in the community. These include hospitals and primary care trusts, local authorities, GPs, charities, case-management companies and voluntary organisations as well as private individuals

Pulse support people with a variety of specialist care and nursing needs. Our aim is to make a positive difference to the well-being of individuals and where possible improve their wellbeing. We work with over 200 commissioners nationwide and work in partnership with clients and commissioners to design very specific and personal clinical care plans to enable our clients to live as independently as possible, encompassing their likes, dislikes and preferences wherever possible.

To do this, we require an organised and passionate Nurse Case Manager to join our friendly, hard working team within our Learning Disability division.

Reporting to your Registered Manager, the Nurse Case Manager is responsible for providing the agreed service to clients by directly managing their care packages through the skilled support workers within that package. This will be both from the office and within the community as the package is designed to assist individuals to live within their own homes and communities whatever their abilities through a delivery of person centred care and positive behavioural support. The role is a very 'hands on’ operational role which will require someone with a very positive and resilient attitude towards work. Although the job provides consistency within your case load, the role is also diverse and varied, allowing you to grow and develop in a safe environment. The vision and values of the organisation are to deliver the best care and to ensure that the needs of each Client are at the centre of everything we do.

The ideal person for this role will be a passionate Registered Nurse (RNLD) looking to take on a new challenge with understanding and experience of working with people with a diagnosis of learning disability and/or autism who present with behaviours of concern. Experience of working in a variety of settings supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism is a must. You will be adaptable and versatile in your approach to work and an excellent communicator with both clients, and within your supported teams.

Roles and responsibilities of this role are-

  • The management of complex caseloads and the understanding of the dynamics of each case, ensuring excellent communication and organisational skills

  • The development of person centred care plans within our Learning Disability Division- promoting client independence wherever possible

  • Good knowledge and awareness of the Mental Health Act, Deprivation of Liberty and other legal frameworks are needed for this role- these must be implemented at all times

  • Be able to effectively manage staff teams and supervisions within packages- including taking an active role in the recruitment and retention of Learning Disability support workers and to ensure all staff have knowledge of current policies, procedures and guidelines in use within the Company

  • Be able to effectively cope with the demands of the role and unpredictable situations

  • Be able to effectively liaise with members of the multidisciplinary team efficiently and in a timely manner

  • Be able to confidently write reports on a monthly basis which will focus on the 10 principles of outcomes.

When working as a Nurse Case Manager within Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from-

  • Management of your own diary

  • Flexible working hours - generally Monday - Friday

  • Excellent rates of pay

  • Support of close knit team within our Learning Disability Division

  • Network of Nurses to support you in your role

  • Excellent holiday package, including bank holidays

  • Ongoing training throughout your career - including refresher training

  • Working for a company voted as one of the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For- Pulse Community Healthcare are committed to providing an enjoyable and rewarding working environment

  • Consistency of working with the same clients and supportive teams

  • £1000 referral fee for any staff you bring to the business who pass their probation period

  • Working within a Niche sector of the market - really making a difference to the lives of those within our packages

This role is permanent and full time and you will be based at our PCH office in the vibrant Manchester city centre. As you will be managing your own case load of clients the role will be a mixture of working within the community across the North West Region and within our Pulse Community Healthcare office in Manchester.

For more information on this excellent opportunity or to apply for this role please contact Laura Gee at Pulse Community Healthcare or follow the link below.

Should you not have heard back from us within 14 days of your application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Care Plans
  • Mental Health
  • Support Workers
  • Clinical Care

Reference: 34576217

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