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Children and Young People's Case Manager

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year pa
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an NMC registered nurse.

As a Children and Young People's Case Manager, the post holder will work with the ICB, system partners and with NHSE in delivering an effective service to ensure that safe and timely discharge plans are in place and that community packages of care and support are reviewed and evaluated in a timely manner.

To participate in Care, Education and Treatment Reviews, (C(E)TRs) as required to ensure timely robust discharges and to avoid progression of clinically inappropriate admissions.

To work with other Case Managers in the management of cases that would benefit from support in breaking down barriers to discharge, with emphasis on best possible outcomes for children and young people and their family.

To provide clinical support and guidance to commissioners in relation to the defined population, future service needs, identifying themes and trends.

The post holder may be required to attend Mental Health Tribunals, CPA meetings, acute care facilities and secure units.

Main duties of the job

Where an individual is in hospital/52-week residential placement the post holder will be required to regularly present comprehensive written reports providing assurance to the ICB and provider Trust that the agreed placement is delivering identified outcomes. Likewise, when an individual on the caseload is in a community placement the post holder will liaise with commissioners, CHC and local authority to ensure the care being delivered is of high quality, safe and is outcome-focussed.
  • To commission and review safe and cost-effective individual packages of care for Children and Young People with mental health, learning disability, physical health and autism.
  • To oversee the cases of Children and Young People in inpatient and/or community care with complex needs including mental health, learning disability, physical health and autism.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the Trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description Job responsibilities

Please review the Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of continued professional development
Skills Essential
  • Strong organisation skills, with ability to manage and prioritise own workload within often changing timescales.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including Chairing meetings and an ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels across organisational boundaries

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