Spinal Cord Injury Specialist Rehabilitation Case Manager-Ref Id-VA283

Location: South East , South West, South Wales & London (home working)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week between Mon to Fri 9am to 5:30pm
Status: Permanent
Salary: £40-£55k per annum
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 5 years of clinical experience

Purpose of Role:

Advocating, planning, arranging and delivering complex rehabilitation case management services to achieve a positive outcome with optimum independence for catastrophically injured clients.  Responsible for building, leading and guiding large MDTs, (+/-) care packages for those with complex and continuing healthcare and housing needs.  Working to agreed standards and in-line with codes of professional clinical practice; supporting Operations Managers and Clinical Lead for Spinal Cord Injury Services; directing the workload of rehabilitation assistants/case coordinators; all in order to provide specialist clinical and rehabilitation assistance and advice to expertly manage the rehabilitation of catastrophically injured clients and families.  Responsible for customer delight and meeting quality and revenue standards in-line with contractual customer SLAs and personal Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

Key Accountabilities:

Client & Stakeholder Contact & Liaison
  • Be able to build meaningful and professional relationships with clients and families, customers and all other stakeholders involved in cases to facilitate clients in achieving their rehabilitation goals in a timely, efficient and effective manner
  • Willing and able to travel to attend client, customer and corporate meetings
  • Written and verbal communication of the highest standards and to manage potentially challenging situations
  • Keeping of contemporaneous case management notes in line with codes of clinical and case management practice
  • Production of professional reports, referral letters and general correspondence to support and direct the effective management of clients’ rehabilitation
  • Adherence to prescribed codes of clinical and case management practice in all interactions with clients, customers and stakeholders
  • Be aware of customer requirements when delivering rehabilitation case management services; mindful that you will be liaising with customers (insurers & solicitors), clients, medical and health and social care practitioners, among others, all within the personal injury market
  • Promote professional and corporate relations to grow HCML’s brand
Customer Profitability
  • Deliver chargeable work to achieve agreed personal and team-based revenue targets, in line with agreed working practices and contractual customer agreements
  • Provide feedback to Operations Managers where you feel that processes/practices/systems could be amended to improve the customer experience and/or drive improved ways of working
  • Be responsible for ensuring that clients’ files are charged and invoiced appropriately in-line with agreed working practices and contractual customer agreements
Service Delivery & Systems
  • Work in line with agreed service standards, KPIs and timescales in delivering face-to-face and technology supported case management services (e.g. phone, e-mail, text and other technology driven communication)
  • Work proactively and independently to manage own tasks within agreed timeframes; work to prioritise work appropriately as the task requires
  • Regular and proficient use of the Case Management System (CMS) MS Office software, internet, intranet, fax, scanners, printers and software as required by HCML to provide case management services
  • Be able to locate and evaluate the appropriateness of a service or treatment provider to effectively support the needs of catastrophically injured clients; be able to effectively monitor these providers and seek guidance from colleagues or Operations Managers as required
  • Be able to effectively escalate any matter to the appropriate individual(s) to ensure that HCML maintains its high standards of customer and client service provision
  • Be able to effectively monitor financial information on case management files and relay this information to case managers as required or co-ordinate an action directly based on this information as required
Corporate Responsibilities
  • Work in accordance with policies and procedures in relation to Health & Safety, Equal Opportunity & Diversity and all other company policies relevant to your role (available from the company intranet)
  • Actively and collaboratively engage in HCML’s 1:1 and appraisal process as a means of facilitating your personal development, setting personal career objectives, monitoring your performance and measuring the achievement of your objectives
  • Any other projects or tasks relevant to the team or department as directed by the Operations Managers
  • Actively support colleagues and managers to promote a collaborative, inclusive, innovative and professional work environment
  • Lead or support projects and implement change in-line with HCML’s Strategic & Quality Objectives
  • Attend and engage with HCML’s in-house CPD and case clinic sessions as both attendee and facilitator as required
  • Maintain professional registration through regular attendance at CPD events and continuous (and documented) reflective practice

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
  1. A caring and empathetic individual
  2. Excellent administrative skills
  3. Proficient keyboard and computer skills to navigate and utilise HCML’s service delivery and support software programmes
  4. Ability to work quickly and accurately through a range of tasks, setting appropriate priorities and meeting deadlines
  5. Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  6. A willingness to go ‘above and beyond’ for the customer and client
  7. Accuracy in case noting, data entry and message taking
  8. Excellent attention to detail
  9. Ability to be innovative
  10. Ability to work calmly under pressure
  11. Ability to adapt and a willingness to learn
  12. High level of clinical and/or case management knowledge and ability to apply this to assist clients
  13. Ability and willingness to travel under own means or via public transport as required
  1. Ability to have difficult discussions with clients and stakeholders as required.
  1. At least 5 years of clinical and/or rehabilitation case management experience.
  2. Specialist interest and experience of working with patients/clients with spinal cord injury.
  3. An understanding of anatomy and physiology, common personal injuries and rehabilitation methods
  4. An understanding of NHS and Social Services provisions with relation to rehabilitation
  5. A basic understanding of CHC funding
  6. Experience of having worked with individuals with potentially complex care and housing needs
  1. An understanding of the personal injury rehabilitation market and prior experience of having worked in the same market sector

Attributes The role requires an individual who is able to work autonomously and also as a key team member. They will also need to be calm, efficient and professional. The individual needs to be committed to maintaining their professional registration and CMSUK membership (the latter organized through HCML).

Qualifications and Training recognised clinical qualification in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, or Osteopathy

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