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Continuing Healthcare Nurse

  • Job reference: CSH912
  • Location: Carlisle, Cumbria
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Continuing Healthcare Nurse - North Cumbria

The post is full time Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00 for the next three months.

Job Role:
To work as part of a team undertaking retrospective consideration for NHS Continuing Healthcare.
To screen clients for eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care based on evidence collated and presented in needs portrayal format.
Undertaking current reviews of need for clients who require this.
To follow the Department of Health's framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care.
To act as an integrated member of the Continuing Healthcare Team, demonstrating a flexible approach, ensuring the needs of our customers are met.

Person Specification:
The applicant must be a Qualified Nurse currently registered with the NMC.
The applicant must have previous experience working within Continuing Healthcare.
The applicant must be a car driver.

Excellent knowledge of National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS funded Nursing Care
Ability to deal with complexity, problem solving and project planning implementation.
Ability to understand patient and carers perspectives and work closely with wide range of clinicians.
Report writing skills, influencing skills, ability to work on own initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
Organisational skills: time management, planning, monitoring and evaluation skills.
Computer literacy.
Dealing with complex sensitive and or contentious information.

Please call Carly on 01772208963 to apply.