Clinical Case Manager
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Case Manager to join the Transforming Care team at NHS organisation in West Midlands. The Transforming Care team has been created to deliver the CCG’s commitment to supporting children and adults with a Learning Disability and/or autism in the community. This work is a national priority and local CCGs have a challenging target to reduce the number of patients in specialist hospitals by March 2019. We are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic clinicians, with a passion for delivering safe and high quality care, to undertake these Clinical Case Manager roles
This role has been developed to support the local CCG’s to proactively support the transition of patients from inpatient services into the community. The Clinical Case Managers will work closely with care co-ordinators from our local provider as well as Case Managers from the NHS England Specialist Commissioning team. The Case managers will ensure safe and effective care pathways are in place for all service users. The Clinical Case Manager will be required to exercise a high level of professional judgement; have in-depth knowledge of learning disabilities and /or autism; and monitor the effectiveness of the service provision being delivered to the patient.
Key responsibilities include:
Responsible for providing clinical challenge and coordinate accelerated discharges of the Long Stay cohort within the Transforming Care Programme.
To provide appropriate scrutiny and challenge, to ensure that patients within the Transforming Care cohort are not unnecessarily admitted to a hospital bed or remain inappropriately in hospital.
Monitor appropriateness of placements to meet individual and commissioning needs; including quality, performance and financial outcomes.
Ensure all patients on the case load have an identified discharge date and point on the 12 point discharge pathway is monitored.
Ensure that Care and Treatment Reviews are undertaken in line with national policy and that providers deliver the necessary interventions that demonstrate the expected progress of individuals.
Liaise with NHSE secure and/or Forensic services on a regular basis and jointly develop risk assessments to co-produce support plans that reduce the risk of reoffending and readmission.
Provide specialist advice and guidance for highly complex cases and enquiries in relation to the transforming care cohort.
Act as the Chair and/or Clinical Expert in Care and Treatment Reviews.
Provide Case Management for the Transforming Care cohort of patients including those with complex care needs who are currently detained with within secure specialist provision.
The post holder will be required to travel to various locations across England as we have a number of clients placed out of the local area.
If you would like more information about the role then please contact Liam Molesworth on 0121 717 1929 or submit an application below.