Commissioning Nurse - LD/RMN/RN | NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 pa
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Leicestershire, LE3 8RA
Company: Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6330742/877-CSU-6330742

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The MLCSU Personalised Healthcare Commissioning (PHC) Team based in Leicestershire are committed to ensuring excellent healthcare for all individuals.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Learning Disabilities (RNLD) , Mental Health (RMN) Registered Adult Nurse (RN) nurse who can work autonomously and collaboratively in a multi-agency environment with individuals and their representatives to support the assessment and review process for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) and NHS Funded Nursing Care (FNC). You will undertake comprehensive person-centred assessments to CHC and FNC eligibility.

You will have a good understanding of the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, have a proven ability to produce high quality documentation whilst working to deadlines and targets.

If you are passionate about making a difference for patients, their families and carers and would like to work in an organisation where you are valued and supported in your own aspirations and personal development.

NB: Internal candidates will take preference and will be considered first.
• To assess, review and actively case manage care home with nursing clients and individuals with Learning Disability / Mental Health needs, within their own homes / supported living who are considered eligible for NHS Continuing Care and funded nursing care contribution (FNC).
• To work closely with local partners, to include health, social care and independent providers in the planning, management and review of patient care needs. Provide clinical advice in relation to NHS Continuing Care and NHS Funded Nursing Care (FNC).
• To progress the delivery of care under the Personal Health Budget agenda
• To liaise with internal and external organisations and lead on the progression of Transition cases through the Continuing Healthcare process

The NHS is the biggest employer in Europe. It’s a world-renowned institution and an exciting place to work, full of challenges and opportunities.

NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (MLCSU)is one of the biggest and best-performing commissioning support units in the country, with among the highest levels of staff and customer satisfaction. We work together as a team of over 1,600 expert staff based across the Midlands and North West to make a difference – for our customers, patients and communities.

Offering a full range of professional services to hospital trusts, local authorities, integrated care systems (ICSs) and other public bodies across the country, our NHS values underpin everything we do.

We provide a supportive environment in which to learn and develop, with the opportunity to further your skills and career within an exciting and evolving environment.

MLCSU is committed to our process of redeployment at risk members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Key Responsibilities
• Working within a team of Personalised Healthcare Commissioning Assessors, taking a lead role in complex cases, ensuring a high-quality service is delivered, supporting and mentoring staff to achieve continuous improvement
• Managing a caseload of patients and contributing to performance improvement, taking a lead for identified areas, where agreed
• Managing a defined caseload for those with complex health needs
• Managing staff in line with regional and local HR policies
• Facilitating and contributing to multi-disciplinary assessments and patient reviews in line with standard operating procedures
• Active involvement in the recruitment of junior members of staff
• Supporting the Personalised Healthcare Commissioning team to ensure workstream plans are fulfilled and supervised effectively to ensure successful delivery
• Supporting the Clinical Team Leader to ensure that all processes implemented are compliant with the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care.
• Deputise, as required, in the absence of a Clinical Team Leader for Personalised Healthcare Commissioning
• Assisting the Team Leader for Personalised Healthcare Commissioning with resolution of complaints, appeals and disputes
• Raising issues of concern through the Senior Management Team where necessary
• Mentoring and supervision of Personalised Healthcare Commissioning Practitioners and students.
• Contributing to performance improvement within the team of Senior Practitioners, Practitioners and Associate Practitioners, ensuring services are delivered to a high standard
• Monitoring workstreams of Personalised Healthcare Commissioning Practitioners and quality assurance of processes
• Working with members of the team to investigate the causes of any variance from target/plan and proactively contribute to the implementation of solutions
• Actively supporting the Personalised Healthcare Commissioning team in working towards goals and objectives
• Communicating information, risks, issues and dependencies, including briefings and reports
• Maintaining professional registration and up-to date knowledge of legislation
• Providing relevant and timely specialist advice and guidance on functional and information matters relating to the service
• Delivering against objectives, achieving quality outcomes, prioritising own workload and working to tight deadlines
• Fostering transparency and a person-centered approach with patients, families and representatives
• Promotion of the use of Personal Health Budgets for eligible individuals as a means of having control over their care and achieving best possible outcomes whilst being cost effective and value for money
• Ensure the principles and duties of safeguarding are holistically and consistently applied
• Contribute to maintenance and monitoring of service standards around quality
• Comply with NHS Codes of Conduct and Standard Business Conduct and/or NHS Trust Standards of Business Conduct policies
• The post holder will be responsible for ensuring their statutory and mandatory training is up to date

The job description and person specification are an outline of the task, responsibilities and outcomes of the role. The post holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager. The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the department and organisation

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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