Mental Health Case Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Specialised Commissioning
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Waterfront 4, Newcastle
£40,428 - £48,514 per annum
30/05/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care.

We want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, commissioning the contracts for GPs, pharmacists, and dentists and we support local health services that are led by groups of GPs called Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View. This vision shows that we are getting serious about prevention, identifying and delivering improvements in health care, redesigning the NHS so it continues to meet the needs of patients, ensuring the NHS is financially sustainable and engaging the public in this whole process.

We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations.

Please note, if the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area Supplement. If this post is an Executive or Senior Manager (ESM) role or Medical Leader position this supplement is not applicable. If you are taking up this post on a part time basis, your salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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Mental Health Case Manager

North Region Specialised Commissioning Team - Cumbria and North East Hub

Substantive Post – Band 8a, Full Time - 37.5 Hours per Week

NHS England is seeking to recruit a Mental Health Case Manager to the existing Case Management team in order to support and meet the national requirements and expectations around the commissioning of high quality mental health and learning disability services.

The primary role of the Case Manager is to ensure safe and effective care pathways are in place for all service users of specialised mental health services and to also provide clinical support to commissioning colleagues.

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic professional who is able to embrace the pace of transformational change within specialised services. In return the post holder will join an established, forward thinking and welcoming mental health team and will receive regular support and guidance.

This is a substantive post 37.5 hours a week (Monday to Friday) and the post holder will be required to travel regionally and nationally.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Shaun Branegan

0113 825 2980