An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced individuals to join our Integrated Discharge Team. The position are an ideal opportunity for Nurses, Social workers or Allied Health Professionals, to shape this new service for our patients.
Shropshire Community Health Trust is offering an opportunity for motivated individuals to work within the Integrated Health and Social Care Discharge Team at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. The team is expanding and this is an ideal opportunity to be involved in the transformation of the service and work with the existing skilled team in the specialist field of Complex Discharge.
The successful applicants will be key members of the multidisciplinary health and social care Integrated Discharge Team.
The service operates 8am - 6pm, 7 days a week, this post includes bank holidays and weekend working as part of the clinical team rota.Main duties of the job
The Discharge Co-Ordinator will be instrumental in the identification, assessment and discharge of patients with complex needs from the hospital setting, agreeing the discharge pathway and services including home and bed based reablement services, urgent community response (UCR) services including admission avoidance /virtual wards and community teams. The post holder will co-ordinate and navigate the patient across pathways to ensure timely discharge for patients deemed fit for discharge.
The post holders will work within the integrated team discharge providing a community focused approach to discharge planning and assessment, embracing the principles of a Discharge to Assess Model and providing a person-centered approach to care.
The role and service offer integration and partnership working with team managers, nurses, therapists, health and social care coordinators across both organisations to ensure a seamless service
The successful applicant will be supported by the Community and Acute Hospital Service Managers in the Integrated Discharge teams service development, working with the team in clinical, health care and social care practice, providing knowledge, skills and experience of acute and community health care to our patients to achieve timely and safe discharge from hospital.About us
Shropshire Community Health Trust is offering an exciting opportunity for motivated individuals to work within the Integrated Health and Social Care Discharge Team at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. The team is expanding and this is an ideal opportunity to be involved in the transformation of the service and work with the existing skilled team in the specialist field of Complex Discharge.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the job description and person specification attached for further information on the role.Person SpecificationTraining and QualificationsEssential
- Professional Registration (NMC or HCPC)
- Professional knowledge acquired through degree level qualification or significant equivalent experience
Knowledge and SkillsEssential
- Demonstrable experience of contact with patients both in an acute and community setting
- Experience of working with multidisciplinary health and social care teams.
- Experience of developing systems, processes and new ways of working to optimise patient flow
- Understanding of current mental health legislation and safeguarding processes
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Knowledge of the Discharge Pathways
- Ability to analyse administration systems, implement change as directed and evaluate effectiveness in order to promote quality services
- Knowledge of Community services and resources
Shropshire Community Health NHS TrustAddress
Royal Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Site
Mytton Oak Road
Shrewsbury and Telford - Both sites
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