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Lead Complex Case Manager - Learning Disability

Job Description

Finegreen are supporting an NHS organisation in the West Midlands to appoint a Lead Complex Case Manager – Learning Disabilities.

The role will be hybrid, for an interim period of 6 months, with a competitive salary depending on experience.

The post holder will undertake comprehensive professional Continuing Healthcare and Funded Nurse Care assessments for adults over 18 years of age with complex health needs including the assessment, review and monitoring of care for those whose health needs are funded via NHS Continuing Healthcare within the dedicated time scales.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work jointly with health, social care and independent sector colleagues to ensure care management processes are appropriate and at time may be asked to present assessments to the continuing care panels for ratification;

  • Follow the process laid out in the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare; to include organisation, co-ordination and participation in MDT eligibility recommendations to be verified by CCG decision makers;

  • Be responsible for complex clinical caseload comprising of; Assessments, undertaking of review (3/12 CHC review unscheduled review and Fast Tracks and implementation on Personal Health Budgets and ongoing Case Management of Patients funded by Continuing Healthcare (CHC), Mental Health & Learning Disabilities;

  • Supporting delivery and implementation of DOLS/LPS for your defined case-load;

  • Ensuring the clinical team are maintaining data systems in line with standard operating policy and procedures;

  • Providing relevant and timely specialist advice and guidance on functional and information matters relating to the service;

  • Assess, case manage, monitor and formally review the health needs of those patients funded by Commissioners of the service receiving care under Continuing Health Care, MH/Physical disability/ Learning Disabilities and Transition Pathway;

  • Lead MDTs through the CHC assessment and decision making process, including where appropriate referring completed assessments to the NHS CHC Panel;

  • Act as a role model by ensuring own actions promote quality and identify and manage any risks.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience working in a specialist area;

  • Current NMC registration in a relevant discipline;

  • Previous experience of undertaking Continuing Care Assessments;

  • Significant experience of working with children and young people with complex and long-term health needs, disabilities and those with life limited/palliative or end of life;

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills.

 If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your updated CV to with your availability and rate.