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Case Manager

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Community Nursing
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
382-CN184-17
Site
Moor Park Health & Leisure Centre
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
Closing
26/10/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.


This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to take a clinical role within an Integrated Enhanced Primary Care Team.

You would have responsibility for planning, managing and co-ordinating the care of people with long term conditions (LTC) within a defined caseload, responding to their acute needs and deterioration where appropriate. You would need to use case management techniques to reduce unplanned hospital admissions. Inherent in the role is the requirement for the post holder to undertake training to develop skills in medicines management, care co-ordination, managing cognitive impairment, supporting self-care, management and leadership skills in line with the Department of health competency framework for Case Managers.

The post holder should also have a proven record of strong leadership as a requirement of the role is to work effectively with other disciplines and support other leads in service provision.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carole Coole or Mandy Banks
01253 956992

If you have problems applying, contact

Recruitment Department
Aster Offices
Telephone
01253 957251