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Continuing Healthcare Placement Officer

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Kent, United Kingdom £24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum
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Continuing Healthcare Placement Officer

Job Reference: 884-CLS-164-C

Employer: Department: Administrative Location: Kent House, Ashford, Kent Salary: £24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum

NEL Commissioning Support Unit is an ambitious and innovative organisation that provides expert support and advice to NHS and other organisations to assist the delivery of improved health services. We deliver an extensive range of services including contracting, analytics, clinical services and ICT to name a few.

Our clients are based across London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, East Anglia and other parts of England.

We aim to be a trusted advisor and indispensable partner for our customers. We want to be an organisation that is thought of positively by people who work for us and with us and has a clear set of ethics and values that underpin everything we do.

An exciting secondment opportunity has arisen for a bright, motivated and experienced individual to join the Continuing Health Care department as a placement officer. Duties will include arranging appropriate care for patients eligible for Continuing Healthcare and Fast Track funding, maintaining accurate records and ensuring the patient's database is accurate as well as producing letters. The successful candidate will have exceptional organisational and communication skills; they will be required to liaise with providers and arrange care but also communicate with patients and relatives. Some of the communication might be sensitive or distressing in nature and the post holder will need to understand when there is a need to escalate information.

Experience of working in a CHC placements environment would be beneficial, although not essential as a full induction will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is to gain knowledge and experience in the field of Continuing Healthcare When making your application, please use the supporting statement section to demonstrate how you meet the competencies, person specification and the NEL values.

For further details on this role, please refer to the attached job description. Please ensure that you pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the person specification when completing your supporting statement

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stef Vollans, Deputy Head of Placements 07500 783957

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

NEL is a Disability Confident Employer; applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification will be invited to interview. For a confidential discussion about support during the recruitment process or any reasonable adjustments you may require please contact our specialist disability advice line on 03000-032130, or text:07950-891225.

Please use the supporting statement section of the application form to demonstrate how you meet the competencies in the person specification.

We communicate with applicants primarily via email so please check your email account regularly. By applying for this post you are agreeing to NEL transferring your information to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the organisation.

Due to the volume of interest we receive, if you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should assume that your application was not successful.

Please note we reserve the right to close any vacancies once we have received sufficient number of applications. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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