Case Manager - Spinal Cord Injury
at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom -
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This post is open to candidates from either a Nursing or Allied Health Professional background who fit the criteria/person specification.
This new post will join the existing teams that care for children and young people. We are wanting to recruit a colleague who will lead on the provision of highly specialised advice, education, training and support for patients and staff within the clinical network in the care of a child with an acquired spinal injury.
Main duties of the job
In addition to the below summary, you need to familiarise yourself with the full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.
The role will involve the development of care pathways, nurse led/AHP initiatives and improving links with primary care, secondary care, tertiary and supra-regional services as well as education, social services and the voluntary agencies who acquire a spinal injury. The transitional needs of young people will require co-working with adult colleagues in the development of services. This post is part of a national review of Spinal Service in England.
The post holder will provide clinical leadership, energising, inspiring and empowering all clinical staff in pursuit of a shared vision to ensure the effective management of all services within the area of responsibility and in shared care/network centres.
Working for our organisation
Nottingham Children’s Hospital is a tertiary centre of excellence providing expert care to the East Midlands. It also is the East Midlands Paediatric trauma centre hence will see children and young people with a range of causes of new spinal injury.
The post is based in the Nottingham Children’s Hospital within Nottingham University Hospital. The post holder will work collaboratively with the Midlands Regional Specialised Commissioning Team
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Detailed responsibilities within the Job Description
Assess the Child’s needs, developing and enabling the implementation and evaluation of highly specialised programmes of care, tailored to the requirements of individual children with spinal cord injury, whilst taking account of parents/carers wishes
Facilitate nurse-led/AHP clinics within the Trust related to paediatric spinal cord injury and where appropriate be supportive of the development of nurse-led/AHP clinics in shared care settings.
Facilitate and organise MDT/TAC meetings, case conferences and reviews as required.
Takes oversight of the discharge planning procedures for children and young people admitted to hospital with spinal cord injury.
Training and Qualifications
- BSc Hons (or equivalent) in a therapy or nursing profession. Appropriate professional registration (NMC, HCPC). Recognised post graduate training relevant to specialty preferably including research skills to a Masters level. Evidence of maintaining professional competence through CPD. Knowledge of National, Trust and Departmental policies, procedures and guidelines
- Require highly advanced/theoretical/practical knowledge and clinical reasoning skills for more than one discipline ie a broader range of advanced therapy/nursing skills. Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
Analytical and Judgement Skills
- Ability to analyse, interpret and compare information both clinically and from published evidence. Ability to assess and manage risk in relation to patient care and working environment. Ability to critically appraise research literature and together with the team implement evidence based practice in order to deliver an effective service. To evaluate clinical interventions and that of the team. Provide critical evaluation of service delivery and facilitate necessary change. Ability to allocate limited resources in accordance with changing needs
- Able to communicate highly complex information which may be sensitive or contentious to all concerned where there may be barriers to understanding eg psychosocial issues, language barriers, speech problems, learning difficulties or where English is not the first language. Able to utilise persuasion, negotiation and reassurance skills to ensure agreement and co-operation. To feedback constructive criticism with tack and diplomacy. Ability to communicate and present highly complex information effectively in written formats to individuals or groups of more than 20 people. Ability to motivate, train and teach own and other disciplines of staff. Able to influence nursing, therapy, medical, GP’s and commissioners
Planning and Organisational Skills
- Ability to plan and prioritise own workload by using planning, organisational and time management. This requires flexibility to work over a number of different settings. Ability to delegate effectively. To contribute to the overall service delivery with the multidisciplinary team in own work section/department/division. Ability to travel between locations
Bring your whole self to work for us at NUH. We love diversity and we value your difference, your unique skills, knowledge and experience. Becoming one of our people may realise your potential, helping us to raise our performance in delivering world class healthcare to the diverse patient populations we serve.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are currently under-represented at NUH.
Covid-19 vaccination: remains the best way to protect yourself, family, colleagues and our patients/service users from the Covid-19 virus. We continue to encourage our current and potential colleagues to get vaccinated. For helpful advice and information about the Covid-19 vaccination and how to access visit: https://nottsccg.nhs.uk/covid-19/covid-19-vaccinations/
Closing Dates: Please submit your application form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.
Communication: All communication related to your application will be via the email address you have provided. Please ensure you check your email account including your junk email regularly.
Easy read application: if you have a disability and find it difficult to complete our online application form, you can apply via our easy read application which you can find on the intranet https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/easy-read-job-application
Salary: The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.
Disability Confidence: All applicants who have declared a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted.
At Risk of redundancy: NHS employees within the East Midlands who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy will be given a preferential interview where they meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
Skilled Workers Visa: We welcome applications from individuals who require a skilled worker visa in line with the Home Office regulations. NON-UK/NON SETTLED candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably qualified and skilled UK/SETTLED candidate is successful at interview stage as it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements
ID and Right to work checks: NUH authenticate all ID and right to work documentation such as passports, visa’s and driving license through a system called Trust ID. NUH will scan your ID and right to work documentation in to the Trust ID system at your face to face ID appointment. The system will run a check against the key security features within your documentation. The system will provide us with an outcome of your check which will be stored securely on your personal file along with all other pre-employment check documentation.
- Transfer of information: If I have previous NHS service - I consent to the transfer of my Electronic Staff Record (ESR) data between this and other NHS Trusts. I also consent to the Occupational Health Department confidentially accessing my occupational health records from my current or previous employer in order to check the status of my vaccinations, immunisations s and screening tests as relevant to the post. I understand this is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to me taking up the position at NUH.
- Disclosure and Barring Service: Your post maybe subject to a DBS check which incur a cost dependent on the level of check required (£41.90 for enhanced and £21.90 for standard). I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if it is required (by deduction from first month’s pay). Should I decide to withdraw from my job offer, I agree to reimburse Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust the cost of the DBS check undertaken by cheque or other agreed method.
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