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Jane Hammond-Hawkins

MSc (Pg.Dip.Ed) BSc RGN

Senior Case Manager


Based in: Lancashire
Clients: North West

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Registered General Nurse Level 1 with NMC
  • Registered Nurse Lecturer/Educator with NMC
  • Science Degree in Health Studies (Nursing)
  • Master of Science degree in Health Professional Education (Including post graduate Diploma in Education)
  • State Registered Nurse (RGN level 1 and Lecturer, NMC PIN: 78I1991E)
  • Managing children and adolescents with an acquired brain injury
  • English National Board 998 Certificate in Teaching and Assessing
  • English National Board 176 Certificate in Operating Department Nursing Centaur Moving and Handling Primary Trainer
  • NVQ - Level 2 in Moving & Handling
  • NVQ - Level 2 D32/33 Assessment of Practice and Theory
  • NVQ - Level 2 in Remedial Camouflage 
  • Registered as CIEH Train the Trainer Tutor
  • Housing Association National Wardens Certificate

Full membership of:

  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN) 895731
  • Association for Perioperative Practitioner (AfPP) 10005984
  • British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM) 0743
  • National Back Exchange

EXPERIENCE

Jane qualified as a state registered general nurse in 1982 and has worked within healthcare continuously since this time. Jane is committed to continual professional development and has achieved numerous clinical, managerial and educationally based accredited qualifications throughout her extensive career.

Jane achieved the first-ever degree level course in "Managing children and young people". Jane's nursing career has been varied, with senior management positions held within sheltered accommodation, Care and Nursing Homes, Operating Theatres and Surgical in-patient care.

Her last full time post was as the in-patient manager for an NHS independent treatment centre. She was responsible for all in-patients and had line management responsibilities of all the ward nurses, radiographers, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. Jane is an experienced senior case manager and immediate needs assessor.

She has undertaken a range of case management duties for children, teenagers and adults with ABI and complex medical needs. Jane has worked as a case manager for six years and her aim is to improve the lives of her clients and their families by progressing rehabilitation using statutory and privately funded therapists, care providers and appropriate equipment and aids.

She is also experienced in writing nursing liability reports and has undertaken some specialist expert reports. Jane has extensive teaching experience and has undertaken teaching sessions on acquired brain injury for the Children's Brain Injury Trust and for local schools.

Whilst working as a training manager for a national training company, Jane updated all their healthcare courses and devised new courses such as safe guarding children and adults.

As a Senior Lecturer in the Critical Care Division at the University of Central Lancashire, Jane was course leader for Advanced Scrub, Scrub and Day Surgery courses and module leader within the ODP Diploma course. Jane is a consultant manual handling trainer and delivers manual handling "Train the Trainer" courses across the country. Jane offers bespoke manual handling assessments for clients and offers client centred training packages for carers and personal assistants.

She has also developed competency training programmes for carers/support workers of clients who have spinal disabilities. She has developed specialist knowledge of working with clients having a spinal disability, particularly those requiring mechanical ventilation, tracheostomy and bowel management care.

PERSONAL PROFILE

Jane is married and lives in Lancashire. She enjoys walking her dog and undertakes a range of craft activities. Jane is currently undertaking a British Sign Language as part of her CPD.

In 1996 Jane's son suffered an extensive traumatic brain injury. This left him with a left hemiplegia and a raft of recognised symptoms resulting from his acquired brain injury. Jane's personal experiences have provided her with a good knowledge of education and support for students with disabilities, statutory benefits and entitlements; supported living arrangements and living independently with personal assistants.