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Social Worker - Continuing Healthcare - 6-month secondment

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£33,816 - £36,470
Internal Secondment
Closing date:
17 January 2022 at midnight
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Social worker to join the Council’s Continuing Healthcare team for a 6-month secondment.

Working across Health and Social Care the role involves supporting Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group to determine individual’s eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare and ensuring that the Local Authority meets its responsibilities in line with the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care (2018).

You will complete Care Act 2014 Assessments or reviews. Participate in the NHS Continuing Healthcare process and make recommendations on eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare. Represent the Local Authority at Local Resolution Panel, support and advise colleagues across Adult Social Care on all matters relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare.

The successful candidate will be able to write reports to Court standard, be able to work flexibly and under pressure and be able to demonstrate evidence-based practice.

Due to the nature of this role, you should have at least three years post qualifying experience incorporating NHS Continuing Healthcare practice.

If you are:

- Passionate about individual’s rights

- A qualified Social Worker, registered with Social Work England

- Hold a full drivers licence and willing to travel for work

- Willing to learn and be flexible in your approach

We can offer you:

· Occupational pension scheme with employer contribution

· Generous annual leave provision

· Comprehensive employee discounts scheme

· Employee Assistance Programme – access to free support 24 hours a day

· Lease car scheme

· Payment for business mileage expenses

· Work life balance and flexible ways of working

For an informal discussion please contact either Kimberly O’Leary on 07780228017 or Kimberly.O' or Elizabeth Pitt on 07500917739 or

IMPORTANT: This role will require you to enter the premises of a CQC-registered care home as part of your employment. Regulations which come into force from 11th November will require employees over 18 who enter CQC-registered care homes in England to have completed a full course of authorised COVID-19 vaccine doses at least 2 weeks before 11th November, unless they have a medical exemption. As part of your pre-employment checks you will need to provide evidence of your vaccinations or medical exemption. Your employment will not commence until this evidence is received.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 


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