An exciting opportunity has arisen for Care Co-ordinators to join Affinity PCN, a collaboration of six local GP Practices in North and West Bristol. Full and Part time positions are available for initial fixed term contracts.

The successful candidates will be part of a developing multi-disciplinary team. They will take a holistic approach to bringing together a patient’s care and support needs and draw up personalised care and support plans (PCSP). This involves working with vulnerable and complex patients and liaison with local Care Homes and Community teams.

Successful candidates will support the PCN clinical directors in coordinating all key activity including access to services, advice and information, ensuring health and care planning is timely, efficient and patient-centred.

The candidates will need to be excellent communicators and be able to establish efficient monitoring and quality assurance systems. Training and support will be provided to successful applicants.
You will work with the GPs and other primary care professionals within the PCN to identify and proactively support a cohort of patients. You will need to be organised and confident.

You will work closely and in partnership with the Social Prescribing Link Workers (SPLWs) and the wider Community Services including Sirona, to explore care options based on what matters to the person.

You will support patients to utilise decision aids in preparation for shared decisions-making conversations and help create single personalised care and support plans, in line with best practice.
You will help people manage their needs through answering queries, making and managing appointments, and ensuring that people have good quality written or verbal information to help them make choices about their care.

You will support the PCN in the delivery of the DES specifications. You will need to have strong IT and admin skills. Please see the uploaded job information for more.

Please contact:  Dr Jenny Eachus: bnssg.clinicaldirector.affinity@nhs.net

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