Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor, North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Continuing Healthcare Nurse Assessor, North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Permanent Job
Job ID
£ 31,000 - £ 38,000 Per Year Salary
Date Posted
1 year ago
Yasmin Zupet
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Job Description

Main areaContinuing Healthcare Assessor Allied Professional - R/N\'s/ RMN/ RNLD/ Allied professionalsGradeBand 6ContractPermanent: PermanantHoursFull time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref884-CLS-370-A

EmployerNELEmployer typeNHSSiteKent HouseTownAshfordSalary£31,365 - £37,890 £31,365 - £37,890 per annumSalary periodYearlyClosing05/09/2021 23:59

NEL 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.

To find out more about us please visit


Are you a Continuing Healthcare Assessor Allied Professional - R/N\'s/ RMN/ RNLD/ Allied professionals

Do you have experience of case management and/or conducting assessments and the ability to chair and co-ordinate meetings?

Would you like the opportunity to support individuals with their on-going health needs?

If yes, then NEL CSU (acting on behalf of Kent and Medway CCG) would love to hear from you!

The NEL Placements team is looking for CHC Assessors to join the team.

Why would you want to be a CHC Assessor?

As a CHC Assessor you will support the screening and assessment of individuals applying for and already in receipt of CHC/FNC packages of care. You will be responsible for coordinating the most vulnerable people in society to ensure they are in receipt of the correct care

You will have the opportunity to liaise and work closely with Social Services, providers, patients and their families and other relevant agencies in assessing and supporting individuals, as well as developing care plans and review processes and making changes to care packages in accordance with the needs of the individual.

You will work within a strong, friendly, and supportive team, playing a key role in making recommendations on eligibility for CHC and FNC packages, as well as supporting the Operational Managers in assisting and supporting the management and implementation of the national frameworks and other national policies as they relate to CHC/FNC. Key responsibilities of this role could include conducting assessments, case co-ordination, decision making, duty and dealing with appeals.

To be successful in this position, it is essential that you are:

  • Professionally registered as a Nurse, Allied Health Professional,  RMN’s or LD Nurses with significant post-registration experience;
  • Experienced in case management and patient assessments.
  • Experience in chairing and coordinating meetings in a variety of settings.
  • Managing highly emotional situations which may result in challenge/conflict.
  • Experienced in working within and supporting a multi-disciplinary team.
  • An excellent communicator with evidence of advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experienced in using tact and diplomacy, with demonstrable problem-solving skills.
  • Dedicated to providing high standards of patient care.

It is highly desirable that candidates should have knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act and an understanding of the current CHC framework, guidance and policies; however, this is NOT essential as a full induction with on-going training and support will be provided, including the opportunity to access the new CHC eLearning programme.

For further details on this job, please refer to the JD attached. Please note that you must pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the job specification role when preparing your supporting statement.


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.

When making your application, please use the supporting statement section to demonstrate how you meet the competencies, person specification and the values of NEL.

We communicate with applicants primarily via email so please check your email account regularly.

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.

Note that we reserve the right to close any vacancies when we have received sufficient applications to shortlist.

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