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Full Time
High Wycombe
£30,401 - £37,267 / year

Job Description

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Full time permanent contracts or job share or secondment could be considered please contact the department to discuss these options.

RN/RMN/LD or Allied Healthcare Professional or Social Worker

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Continuing Healthcare Team. This is a county wide service based in High Wycombe. We are looking for a dynamic person, a highly motivated practitioner with excellent assessment and communication skills. The successful applicant will need to be able to produce detailed written reports and therefore you will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word.

This is a rewarding and interesting role which will enable a nurse or therapist to work in partnership with multidisciplinary teams across Health and Social Care establishing healthcare needs and supporting high quality care for clients and their families in the community.

This job has two key elements:

  • To complete a comprehensive assessment to determine eligibility for NHS Continuing healthcare.

  • To provide a case management service for eligible clients for an appropriate package of care or placement.

We are a friendly and welcoming team. You will be allocated a mentor and will be fully supported through your induction using a novice to expert programme.You will need to be a car driver as assessments can take place in the Acute sector, client’s homes, Community Hospitals and Hospices across Buckinghamshire. There is an opportunity to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and this includes some working from home.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Faith Gondo at ( Email address removed ) .

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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