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Commissioning Case Manager Mental Health / Learning Disabilities - INTERNAL

Band 7

Main area
Commissioning Team, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
Band 7
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
St Cadocs Hospital
£41,659 - £47,673 per annum
Salary period
Today at 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

We are looking for a forward thinking individual to join our Commissioning Team for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities. The post holder will ensure the provision of seamless, integrated services or package of care for individuals who meet continuing healthcare criteria or are subject to 117 that require  commissioned services that cannot be met by core services. They will have a key role in the implementation of the National Framework for Continuing Healthcare within the mental health and learning disabilities division and will provide a case management function to a caseload of patients / service users eligible for CHC.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

To provide a case management role to a caseload of patient/services users.
Contribution to the development and implementation of an appropriate
package of care.

Clinical compliance monitoring, implementation of a robust review programme, and provision of ongoing guidance and support to the 
nominated Care Coordinator.

To support the decision making process by acting as chair in multi-disciplinary team meetings to ensure that process is robustly adhered to.

To ensure that commissioning decisions are lawful and reflect National priorities and agreed national and local service strategies. 

To provide direct support to Care Coordinators in the development of new 
Continuing NHS Healthcare applications including the sourcing of appropriate providers and packages of care for patients/service users who meet Continuing NHS Healthcare criteria.

To quality assure Continuing NHS Healthcare applications for patients / service users on colleagues’ caseloads.

To attend the Corporate Quality Assurance Panel and present cases on behalf of the Division and be responsible for the follow up of any action as necessary.

To report ongoing/developing concerns relating to provider performance, updates on Corrective and Development Action Plans etc as necessary.

To undertake reviews for patient/service users on the caseload to ensure 
contractual arrangements are being adhered to in relation to the delivery of clinical care. 



Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification
Desirable criteria
  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification
Desirable criteria
  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification
Desirable criteria
  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Chris Jones
Job title
Senior Practitioner
Email address
Telephone number
01633 436982
Additional information

Mark Anstey

01633 436982