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MND Care Coordinator

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for two appropriately experienced and registered health or social care professionals to work as part of the MND Care Coordinator Service that works across North Wales. The MND Care Coordinator role is responsible for co-ordination of care and support to people living with MND in North Wales.

The posts are based in the West (covering Mon, Gwynedd, Conwy and some of Denbighshire) or the East ( covering Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham) The post holders will be normally expected to work Monday - Wednesday or Wednesday to Friday each week, during the hours of 9 - 5pm. providing cover though the week.

Applications are welcomed from professionals registered with any health or social care professional body, such as nursing, social work or the allied health professions.

If you have the relevant qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills, together with a strong desire to improve care for people with MND and their families, then we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to:
  • Deliver local support to patients diagnosed with MND in North Wales as a key point of contact.
  • Track patients along their disease pathway from diagnosis to end of life.
  • Coordinate the local multidisciplinary care of patients with MND across North Wales in primary and secondary and third sector care ensuring patients can access high quality care that adheres to the best practice guidance.
  • Liaise with the Consultant Neurologists and the MND Care Centre in the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust at Liverpool for specialist input of MND care.
  • To be a single point of contact for patients with MND, their carers and professionals as a resource for information advice and signposting.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registration with professional body(nursing, relevant therapy body e.g. Physiotherapy , Speech and Language Therapy Occupational Therapy)
  • Relevant 1st degree or evidence / working towards, supplemented by diploma level specialist training or experience


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post registration experience including experience relevant to palliative care and community working
  • Broad range of community experience of speciality
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and experience


Desirable

  • Experience in caring for patients with progressive neurological conditions
  • Working in the community setting
  • Teaching skills and experience


Knowledge

Essential

  • Current services for MND patients in North Wales
  • Advances and current issues in MND
  • The research process.
  • MNDA Standards of Care and national guidelines.
  • Health care policy for neurological services


Skills

Essential

  • Have the ability to independently make clinical decisions.
  • Able to manage work autonomously.
  • Possess effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of audit and research and its application to / uses in practice.
  • Able to influence and overcome resistance through application of specialist clinical knowledge and skills.


Desirable

  • Experience of undertaking research / audit.
  • Further communication skills training


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan

Bodelwyddan

LL18 5UJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR418-0524

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