Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Ashford
NHS

Job Description

Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor

Registered Nurse (Adults)

Band 6

We are able to offer the following opportunity for a motivated Registered Nurse (Adults) wishing to develop their career working within a Clinical Commissioning Group. The role is working in the Specialist Assessment and Placements Team based in Gravesend, Kent. You will be employed by NHS Kent and Medway CCG and primarily working across the Swale, Medway, Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley areas.

The Specialist Assessment and Placements Team is responsible for undertaking detailed clinical assessments, quality reviews and commissioning services and support for individuals subject to various NHS eligibility criteria, such as The National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care, The Mental Health Act and Neurological Rehabilitation pathways.

We are seeking a Registered Nurse (Adults) with relevant patient experience and case management with excellent communication and assessment skills. You will be required to evidence a working knowledge of NHS Continuing Healthcare pathways and tools and have an interest in developing your skills further in this interesting field of practice. In return we can offer you the opportunity of flexible, varied and interesting work, excellent career progression and the support of a highly motivated, friendly, supportive team and organisation.

The hours are 37.5 per week, working Monday to Friday 09.00 17.00 hours, though we can offer some flexibility.

It is important to note that you will need the ability to travel to a variety of locations to undertake this post.

We are based at the Civic Centre, Gravesend and if successful in your application you will be entitled to the 5% outer London Fringe Allowance.

Informal visits or discussions regarding the post are warmly welcomed, please contact either:

Cathy Cackett or Jo Mauritis, Senior Nurse Assessors on 01634 335095

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