A fantastic, exciting, and challenging opportunity has arisen in the Health Case Management Service. We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated Band 6 Health Case Manager (HCM) to join our team. We welcome applications from health professionals from a wide range of backgrounds including Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Social Workers. It would be essential for applicants to have a professional registration and a Best Interest Assessor (BIA) qualification or have the aspiration to undertake the BIA training. You will have experience of working with adults and their carers within a hospital and /or community setting. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to work on your own independently and creatively using a problem-solving approach, as well as part of a busy team. It is essential that you are motivated, organised, a team player and enjoy the buzz of working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.Main duties of the job
The Health Case Management Service provides a case management function for the population of Leeds (18 years and above) who are eligible for NHS Fast Track and Continuing Healthcare funding this includes hospital and within their own home, over 7 days, Monday to Friday 08:00 to 20:00 and Saturday and Sunday 08:00 to 18:00. The post holder will-
Manage a complex caseload.
Work alongside MDT including, ICB, Neighbourhood Team, LTHT and legal team. Support with coordinating of day-to-day tasks and referrals. Supervise and mentor staff Have opportunities to be develop skills in safeguarding, personal health budgets, clinical supervisions, deprivation of liberty, mental capacity, clinical nurse assessments for end-of-life pathways.The post will initially be based at Killingbeck Court, Killingbeck however, the service is citywide, and staff may be required to work flexibly across the city in the futureAbout usWorking for Leeds community Healthcare NHS TrustWho are we?
Leeds Community Healthcare provides a range of community-based health services across the whole city. We treat people in their homes, local health centres and community hospitals, and work in partnership with other local Trusts, charities and Leeds City Council.
We have a strong culture based on deeply-held values, and our focus at all times is on delivering high quality care to the people of Leeds. In our most recent CQC evaluation, we were rated Good, with our Adult Services rated Outstanding for caring.
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust encourages and supports staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best lines of defence against Covid 19.Perks of the job
Our benefits range from generous annual leave to access to NHS discount sites. Here are some of the most important ones:
- 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Highly regarded NHS Pension Scheme
- A supportive, structured preceptorship programme for all registered new starters
- Professional development opportunities including coaching, training and education support
- Salary sacrifice or lease car schemes
Health and wellbeing including gym membership, occupational health service and priority access to mental health services.Job descriptionJob responsibilitiesJob Purpose
The post holder will be responsible for their own caseload within their speciality area as an autonomous practitioner. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centred programmes of care to a specialist level ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge.Key Responsibilities 1. Clinical
1.1. Demonstrates a detailed theoretical and practical knowledge of common aetiologies, pathologies, conditions and presentations involving a critical understanding of theories and principles
1.2. Demonstrates innovative and specialist skills to select methods and tools to holistically assess, plan, implement and evaluate in a complex and specialised field of work.
1.3. Demonstrates highly developed physical skills where dexterity and accuracy are important e.g. syringe pumps and infusions, manual treatments
1.4. Makes consistent judgements requiring complex fact analysis, interpretation and comparison of options and ensures clinical reasoning is reflected accurately in case records
1.5. Engages and actively involves the individual and, if appropriate, their family/carer, in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes of treatment and/or care by using person-centred techniques to promote a culture of involvement and empowerment
1.6. Works to standards of proficiency identified by their professional and regulatory bodies performing clinical treatments/procedures to a competent standard
1.7. Prioritises their own workload, and that of the wider team, within agreed objectives deciding when to refer to others as appropriate.
1.8. Provides and receives complex, sensitive or contentious information where motivational, persuasive, empathetic, negotiating and reassurance skills are required whilst demonstrating an understanding of barriers to communication
1.9. Approaches each individual with care, compassion and sensitivity ensuring that these values are reflected in all areas of practice including the management of any complaints and compliments.
1.10. To comply with the organisations Infection Prevention and Control requirements, including bare below the elbows dress code for staff with a direct care delivery rolePerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Professional degree or diploma in relevant field.
- a. Must be willing to participate in any relevant training identified to develop skills required to carry out duties.
- Maintains a portfolio of CPD in line with regulatory body standards.
Skills and AttributesEssential
- Experience in supervising and delegating to other members of staff
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Able to work under pressure, dealing with peaks and troughs in workload managing unpredictable service demands.
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS TrustAddress
Unit 1 Killingbeck Court
Killingbeck Office Village
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