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Healthcare Manager - Fixed Term Contract

Job Description

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (OHFT) provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset. Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

As a leading teaching, training and research trust, we have close links to Oxford and Oxford Brookes, Buckinghamshire, Reading and Bath universities. We are part of the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre, working closely with our university colleagues to translate their findings into clinical care as quickly as possible, enabling people using our services to benefit from the latest advances in healthcare.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, safe and excellent. We expect our staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide. This ensures that we have the right workforce to deliver effective team-working and excellent patient care and experience.

Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service and other relevant employment checks.


Full Time Health care manager Band 6

RN/RMN or Allied Healthcare Professional

Fixed term contract until March 2017

Job share or secondment would be considered please contact the department to discuss these options. There is a possibility of a permanent contract after March 2017

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Registered Professional to join the Continuing Healthcare Team This is a county wide service based in Abingdon. We are looking for a dynamic person, a highly motivated practitioner with excellent assessment and communication skills. The successful applicant will need to be able to produce detailed written reports and therefore you will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word.

This is a rewarding and interesting role which will enable a nurse or therapist to work in partnership with multidisciplinary teams across Health and Social Care establishing healthcare needs and supporting high quality care for clients and their families in the community.

This job has two key elements:

  • To complete a comprehensive assessment to determine eligibility for NHS Continuing healthcare.

  • To provide a case management service for eligible clients for an appropriate package of care or placement.

We are a friendly and welcoming team. You will be allocated a mentor and will be fully supported through your induction using a novice to expert programme. You will need to be a car driver as assessments can take place in the acute sector, community, Community Hospitals and Hospices across Oxfordshire. There is an opportunity to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service and this includes some working from home.

Please contact us for more information, we would be happy to arrange an informal visit:

Sue Smith  ( Phone number removed )  , Kate Forbes  ( Phone number removed ) , Katharine Middleton  ( Phone number removed ) 

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

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