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Discharge Liaison Clinical Nurse Specialist

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 a year English
Closing date
28 Nov 2023
There is an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the Discharge Liaison team within the Llandough Centre for Specialist Spinal and Neuro Rehabilitation.

The 26 bedded Spinal Rehabilitation unit cares for and rehabilitates individuals following complex spinal injuries.

The post holder will be a knowledgeable resource within the Specialist Spinal Rehabilitation unit in the field of Discharge Planning, Continuing Healthcare, Delayed Transfers of Care and National and Local policies. You will support integrated professional working to achieve the best provision of care for service users.

Main duties of the job

As a Discharge Liaison Clinical Nurse Specialist, you will manage and support complex spinal discharge planning through a multidisciplinary process which includes assessment, goal setting, planning, implementation, co-ordination and evaluation to prepare individuals and their families with appropriate support and resources as they move from hospital to their homes or to hospitals closer to their homes.

The post holder will be required to have a flexible approach to the needs of the service and team. An exceptional understanding of hospital discharge procedures and experience in working in a multi-agency setting is essential.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered nurse with band 6 experience


  • Evidence of professional development



  • Knowledge of Continuing Health care and Integrated assessment process


  • Experience of managing, negotiating situations and chairing meetings.

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Llandough Centre for Specialist Spinal and Neuro Rehabilitation

Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

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