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Community Care Navigator

NHS AfC: Band 4

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Community Flow
NHS AfC: Band 4
37.5 hours per week
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Wythenshawe Hospital & Community locations
£20,150 - £23,363 p.a.
18/11/2018 23:59

Community Care Navigator

Are you looking for a new challenge?   Are you organised, proactive, determined and enthusiastic?

Do you like working with people and enjoy problem solving?  Do you want to be part of something new and exciting?

The Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO) is looking at developing this exciting role in Partnership with Trafford CCG. The Community Care Navigator Service currently services the people of South Manchester and has now been expanded to serve the people of Trafford as well.

The post holder will act as a community liaison and coordinator based in both Wythenshawe Hospital and South Manchester/Trafford community settings to work alongside teams to improve communication and collaboration including signposting and case managing citizens to ensure they have access to the right support, at the right time, in the right location. The service has a large community based focus and links directly with people within their own homes and collaborate with staff members in community teams.

The post will work alongside members of the multi-disciplinary team to enhance communication and connection leading to leading to more effective citizen care with a focus on keep people safe, well and independent in the community. The post holder will also be able to manage their own diary and caseload autonomously.

The successful candidate will have a key role in navigating health, social care and 3rd sector systems. They will act as a vital link to ensure care is effectively managed outside of the hospital setting where appropriate reducing the risk of unnecessary hospital admission.

The successful candidate will require confidence and diversity with a range of computer skills. You will also have good communication and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills alongside problem solving skills and the ability to prioritise workload.

The post is band 4 (£20,150 - £23,363) and is 37.5 hours over a 7 day rota, based within Wythenshawe Hospital Integrated Discharge Team and South Manchester/Trafford community settings.


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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

For more information or for an informal chat please contact Matt Lewis (Care Navigator Team Lead) on 01612913659 or Mike Channon (Community Flow Lead) on 01612913612.

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 291 5989