Care Navigator - Band 4

Leicestershire Partnership Nhs Trust

Care Navigator - Band 4


Leicestershire Partnership Nhs Trust, Leicester

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: e2d09c246f5f496b9cf87f7898c6ce80

Full Job Description

Band 4 Care Navigators x 3 posts. 12mth fixed term contracts or secondment opportunity

We would like to announce an exciting opportunity to join our Learning Disability Team as a Care Navigator.

As a Care Navigator you will support our learning disability multi disciplinary team, liaise with multi agency partners and support our patients and their families with a range of health enquiries. You will support with promoting the learning disability service at stakeholder events across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland.

You must have access to your own transport, dependence on public transport is not suitable for this role.

For a secondment opportunity, you must gain support from your line manager to apply., The Care Navigator role is specifically to improve outcomes for adults with a learning disability. The Care Navigator is a member of the administrative team who supports the clinicians in the team, this involves working closely with the Lead Professionals which include community nurses, speech & language therapists, physios and occupational therapists., Care Navigators are a recognised point of contact to support families to co-ordinate services and partner agencies involvement in case reviews, enabling the families to get the right support from the right professional at the right time. The Care Navigator will arrange and facilitate this where appropriate.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.