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Integrated Care Liaison Officer

Band 4

Main area
Admin Support
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Fixed Term 12 months
Hours
Part Time 30 hours per week
Job ref
350-COM2247049
Site
TBC
Town
Sefton
Salary
£21,089-£23,761 pro rata per annum
Closing
23/02/2020 23:59
Interview date
02/03/2020

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services for the people of Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. We also provide community physical health services in Liverpool and Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. Our services are currently provided from 124 sites across the North West.

Our ambition is to deliver perfect care and become the world’s leading organisation in physical, mental health, addiction and learning disabilities. We set our own standards and goals for improvements in care rather than aiming to meet minimum standards set by other organisations. Our values are those of: Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support. We are the first Trust in the UK to publicly commit and develop a policy to have zero suicides among people in our care by 2020.

We work closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we've been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision. This passion to improve has been recognised by the CQC who have recently rated us “Good” overall and “Outstanding” for being well led.

The Integrated Case Liaison Officer is the pivotal post for integrated case management. The Integrated Case Liaison Officer will be interface between service users, carers, primary care, secondary care, community care, social care and voluntary organisations including Out of Hours Providers (OOH).

The Integrated Case Liaison Officer will have overall responsibility for the coordination of the regular case coordination meetings and the smooth running of integrated care within the team setting. This role includes completing all administrative, information and organisational duties to ensure maximal outcomes from meetings and coordinated care for service users.  

The key role of the Liaison Officer will be to schedule all meetings across all of the general practices in their cluster, to manage the meeting agenda items, ensuring all new referrals are identified and information circulated to team members in advance of the meeting. They will update the service user records contemporaneously on the identified IT systems.

Shortlisting planned for 24th February 2020

Interviews planned for 2nd March 2020

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Carole Westhead on 07920529451