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Complex Discharge Facilitator

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Nurse or Allied Health Professional wanting to take on new challenges in order to deliver the best outcomes to our patients. This includes ensuring timely access to a range of community health and social care services for patients leaving the hospital working within a discharge to assess model.

Main duties of the job

Are you. . .
  • Are you an experienced clinician with drive and enthusiasm?
  • Are you able to manage and prioritise your own caseload?
  • Are you an exceptional, friendly and dedicated healthcare professional?
  • Do you have experience in the discharge to assess model?
  • Do you have an interest or experience in complex discharges including MCA assessments?
  • Are you able to work with a wide range of patients of varying age groups and conditions?
  • Are you able to communicate complex processes clearly and with compassion?

About us

Do You have. . .
  • An NMC or other AHP registration (e.g. HCPC)
  • Experience or interest in complex discharges
  • Good computer skills and some experience of databases.
  • Experience in teaching for mentoring staff

Job description

Job responsibilities

We can offer you. . .
  • Living on the beautiful Jurassic Coast
  • Working with a close knit friendly team
  • A constantly changing caseload

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in groups which are under-represented in our organisation.

As a trust we are support a number of overseas applicants into UK based roles.

If you are currently in the NMC UK registration process, and have completed your ILETS and CBT please contact our recruitment team ( rather than completing an application.

Unfortunately if you are in the very early stages of your application we are unable to recruit you at this time, but if you are happy share details with our recruitment partner please email

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or equivalent health care professional


  • Evidence of CPD
  • Ability to present and teach



  • Minimum of three years relevant post registration experience including working with Primary and secondary care and adult services
  • Recent and significant experience of working with patients / carers/ MDT in preparing for discharge from hospital
  • Experience of producing and assimilating report using a variety of data systems.
  • Recent experience of working across primary and secondary care
  • Specialist knowledge of the discharge to assess model and discharge pathways
  • Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act, Safeguarding Adults and Deprivation of Liberty.



  • Evidence of an ability to maintain effective working relationships
  • Evidence to implement and facilitate change at departmental and organisational level.


  • Demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication skills across all levels.
  • The ability to work flexibly in order to meet the service / organisation requirements.

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