Grange and Lakes Integrated Care Community (ICC)'s core team is a small multidisciplinary team that supports and promotes collaborative working between health, social care, other agencies and the community.
You will support the leadership of the care coordinators and care navigators, using your knowledge and experience to offer them support and guidance. In addition the team attends external health promotion events and we even organise our own too, occasionally you would be expected to support these.
As the Case Manager for Grange and Lakes ICC you will meet with people in their homes to assess and discuss their health and social needs. You will coordinate their care, offer advice, and organise additional support. As the Case Manager you will work with families to support their relative and keep them independent.
You will work in conjunction with the ICC Development Lead to identify opportunities for innovative projects, to provide proactive and preventative advice and support to our local communities across Nutwood, Cartmel, Haverthwaite, Coniston, St Marys, Windermere and Bowness and Central Lakes GP practices.
You will undertake fullholisticassessments ofhealth and social needs,whichonce documented willcreatean anticipatory care plan.Thisplan will be shared with other health and social care professionals to communicatethe person'sinformed choices about how and where they want to besupported in the future.Main duties of the job
TheICC has anextensive network of localservice providerswhich you will utilisetoimplement the anticipatory care plans.Your role will involve liaising closely with other providers from both statutory and voluntary agencies.
We are looking for a Case Manager who is:
- 1stlevel registered nurse or paramedic
- Passionate about caring for people in their own homes
- Focussed on preventive care and admission avoidance
- Independent,resourceful, andproactive
- Enthusiastic about joined-up working, with a multidisciplinary approach towards patient care.
- Experience of working in the community would be beneficial
We value training and development.We want all ourteamto develop their learning and careers and we will endeavour to support you to study further and extend your own knowledge.
UHMBTare transforming community services andasIntegrated Care Communities and Primary Care Networkswe are key to thisprogression.The benefits to patient care will be enormous and as part of the Case Management team you will be at the very centre of the new ways of working in the community.About us
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including GP Practices, Millom Hospital and GP Practice, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
Our community services for adults are provided in people's homes, community centres, clinics, GP Practices, community hospitals and our main hospitals. Our aim is to work with people to help them remain independent, improve their health and manage their conditions through high quality care, advice and support.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our websitehttps://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/Person SpecificationEducation & QualificationEssential
- 1st level registered nurse, educated to degree level or undertaking degree pathway.
- Post registration clinical qualification in relevant specialist area that has enhanced clinical practice.
- Mentoring and Assessing qualification.
Change ManagementEssential Desirable Research to PracticeEssential
- Presenting to MDT.
- Educated to Masters Level
- Demonstrates by examples.
- Knowledge of ICC and wider system changes.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience and or recent training.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS TrustAddress
Grange Health Centre
Kents Bank Road
Grange over Sands
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