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Senior Clinical Assessor (Band 6)

Job Description

Airedale is a high performing Foundation Trust (consistently in the top 10 nationally for the quality of care, and recently rated in the lowest risk band by CQC) providing personalised, acute, elective, community and specialist care services of a high standard for local people in an area extending from the fringes of north Bradford to parts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park – a community of over 220,000 people across 700 square miles within Yorkshire and Lancashire. The Trust was recently named as runner up in the Dr Foster Trust of the Year awards having also won the ‘Small Trust of the Year’ four times since 2006, and has recently received the CHKS award for patient safety, along with a range of other awards. The Trust has close to the lowest Hospital Standardised Mortality Rate in England.

Airedale is a highly ambitious Foundation Trust and has already established an excellent reputation for innovative developments. It has been developing its telemedicine expertise over the past seven years in order to provide better patient experience, and provide a range of different telehealth solutions to provide a full end-to-end service to support new care pathways incorporating assistive technology.

Recognised nationally for being innovative and at the forefront of change, we are working closely with partners to re-shape how services are delivered, moving towards an approach centred on patient orchestrated care. Our talented and committed staff are rightfully proud of the outstanding care we provide.

We are ambitious and optimistic about our future at the heart of both the local community and the healthcare economy, and intend maintaining our forward-thinking approach, taking advantage of the opportunities presented by the on-going changes to the NHS.

POST REF NO: 423-WCCP16388



SALARY: £26,302 to £35,225 pro rata per annum

HOURS: 20 per week

Are you a Qualified Heath Care Professional?



Like change?

Like challenge?

Want to enhance patient care?

Want to deliver health care in new ways?

Then Read on……

The Digital Care Hub provides video and telephone support to over 10 000 patients living in their own homes and in nursing and residential care.

The Hub is a 24/7 service, with the aim of supporting patients in their own place of residence where it is clinically safe to do so, reducing the number of unnecessary attendances at A&E and unplanned admissions.

The hub provides a range of services alongside supporting over 400 care homes, Including Gold Line, Intermediate Care, Complex care and shortly Craven District nursing team

The service continues to expand and as such we need additional staff to offer greater support the new innovations in our work. Our Vanguard work is getting well established and we are looking to roll out this work further.

Applicants will need to have an innovative approach to work and be receptive to constant change. If you think this could be a secondment opportunity for you, then please ensure that you have discussed this opportunity with your line manager and they would support your release.

We are just starting on the our exciting journey with our Vanguard work and our posts will offer exciting new opportunities for health care professionals, working at band 6 level, who are interested in new ways of working who are keen to support the development of the new services and deliver high quality safe care to patients.

We currently have several vacancies to help support all our work and help us develop and deliver our increasing workload.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail or arrange an informal visit, please contact Marie Buchan, Digital Care Hub Manager on  ( Phone number removed )  or Fran Duxbury, Clinical Team Leader on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Your completed application form should reach us by 23rd October 2016 with interview scheduled for 2nd November 2016.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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