CHC Clinical Assessor


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CHC Nurse Assessor (Hybrid)
£360 per day (Inside IR35)
Birmingham, West Midlands (commutable from Solihull, Coventry, Redditch, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Tamworth)
My Client are an NHS Trust based in West Midlands and are seeking a CHC Nurse Assessor on an initial 6 month contract basis (37.5 Hours) Paying £360 per day (Inside IR35).
The role is Hybrid and successful candidates will be required to manage working between home and The Wesleyan.
Key Responsibilities:
The post holder will work jointly with health, social care and independent sector colleagues to ensure care management processes are appropriate and at time may be asked to present assessments to the BSOL continuing care panels for ratification. To follow the process laid out in the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare; to include organisation, co-ordination and participation in MDT eligibility recommendations to be verified by CCG decision makers. The post holder will be responsible for complex clinical caseload comprising of; Assessments, undertaking of review (3/12 CHC review unscheduled review and Fast Tracks and implementation on Personal Health Budgets and ongoing Case Management of Patients funded by Continuing Healthcare (CHC), Mental Health & Learning Disabilities. Ensure assessments conducted are robust, transparent and multi-agency (where required) for NHS Continuing Healthcare/NHS-funded Nursing Care. To support the seamless implementation of the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare including contribution to the development of training programmes and delivery plans as required to facilitate others learning. Within Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group provide advice, screen and co-ordinate assessments against the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care within Nursing Homes. To work with the Senior Nurses to process Funded Nursing Care and Continuing NHS Health Care Applications. Influence best practice by providing professional nursing advice on a range of physical and mental health nursing issues, which will require the individual to work in collaboration with partners and other professionals to ensure patients' health care needs are met appropriately and effectively. To work closely with the Funded Nursing Care Lead Nurse by assisting in observing the quality of care in homes visited, identifying unmet need and being proactive in the encouragement of improvement in care standards. A strong business focus as well as clinical expertise is a key requirement for this role to ensure delivery of best possible care within available funding representing "value for money". Assist in the implementation of policies involving National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care in Care Homes with Nursing. To assess new applications for client's eligibility against the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care To co-ordinate new applications for consideration of eligibility for Continuing NHS Care To undertake Nursing Assessments for patients with identified health needs. To complete the Decision Support Tool and recommendation as indicated. To complete Continuing Healthcare Review assessments and complete appeal assessments. To provide Clinical Cover to include processing Fast Track applications; preparation of cases for panel; and provide advice and guidance to external agencies. To make recommendations following Nursing Assessment relating to all identified needs of a client Identify clients who are at risk and act upon/ manage any issues related to the findings Report any concerns related to client care following assessment to the Senior Nurse within the Continuing Care Team, Care Quality Commission, Adult Protection and Social Services To participate in Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults process related to individuals in Care Homes with Nursing. To undertake robust quality Nursing Assessments and Reviews. To identify specialist nursing equipment needs and advise about provision of that which is over and above the minimum standard. To ensure suitability of equipment for patients with identified health problems To ensure every assessment (new or review) represents value for money within available funding. To work within agreed systems and processes to secure best value for money packages that meet clinical needs To promote physical and mental well-being and maximise client and carer empowerment in the management of their care. Where necessary ensure individuals have access to an advocate To undertake Joint Assessments in conjunction with family/ carers and with other professionals from health and social care, to ensure the health needs of patients are identified and appropriately met To act as an information resource for Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group in relation to Funded Nursing and Continuing NHS Healthcare, providing appropriate advice to the public, professionals, and others as appropriate To participate in the appeals process and Continuing Care Review Panels To have a working knowledge of the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nursing Care and maintain relevant and up to date knowledge and skills To act in accordance with the legal requirements and statutory rules related to practice and registration, NMC Code of Conduct and CSU Policies and Procedures including Financial Procedures, Health & Safety Policies and Safe Systems of Work To attend all mandatory updates To be responsible for the supervision and teaching of staff/students as necessary To deputise when necessary for the Senior Nurse To promote clinical governance within all settings, encouraging the development and participation in clinical audit, research evidenced based practice and reflective practice and lifelong learning.

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