Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

For this role, we also offer more specific benefits like:

  • Generous annual leave provision (28 days, plus bank holidays)
  • A supportive management team that will champion your learning and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to free support 24 hours a day
  • Payment for business mileage expenses (45p per mile, and for the 2022/2023 financial year an additional fuel allowance for those driving over 300 business miles each month)
  • A relocation package of up to £8000 for eligible candidates
  • Plus, 6 days of protected time each year to enable our Social Workers to  maintain their Continuous Professional Development. 
  • Please read our benefits brochure attached for more information.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to join Cambridgeshire County Council’s Continuing Healthcare Team. You will be either a qualified Social Worker or Registered Nurse.

The service provides advice to the Adult Social Care workforce relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare and working in partnership with the Integrated Care Board, to determine eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare, and implementing services under the Care Act 2014 if the Integrated Care Board has decided an individual is not eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare.  

The role involves ensuring the Local Authority meets their responsibilities relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare, as well as developing practice, improving outcomes and individuals’ lived experience of NHS Continuing Healthcare.

The successful candidate will oversee service delivery across the local authority relating to NHS Continuing Healthcare, and should have a proven track record of partnership working; setting, and delivering targets; report writing and delivery, policy and process writing.  In addition expert knowledge of the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care (2022), the Care Act 2014, Health and Social Care Act 2022, the Mental Health Act 1983 and other key legislation and statutory guidance is important.

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.

Interviews will be held in person on 15th February 2023

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact Kristin Clarke on 07721 110193.

About you

We want to hear from you if you:

  • Are a registered Social Worker with Social Work England or a Registered Nurse
  • Are passionate about NHS Continuing Healthcare and Social Justice
  • Have detailed knowledge of relevant legislation such as Care Act 2014, Health and Social Care Act 2022, and the National Framework for NHS CHC and NHS FNC (2022)
  • Have experience of delivering and shaping services and budget management
  • Have experience and knowledge of working in a local authority or similar organisation, with a clear understanding of their function and responsibilities
  • Have senior management experience, including experience of managing people and processes at individual and strategic level
  • Have leadership experience within health and social care settings and experience of working within both organisational structures
  • Hold a full driver’s license and are willing to travel for work

For a full list of the requirements of the role, please check out the Job Description & Person Specification.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

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.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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