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Band 7 Discharge Manager

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Discharge Manager

We are looking to recruit a highly skilled professional (Nurse, Social Worker, OT) who will support the inpatient teams with allocating discharge placements for vulnerable service users. The successful candidate will need to identify appropriate placements for our service users, complete assessments and make referrals, and also to present funding packages to panels where needed.

The successful candidate will work with our local teams and private partners to ensure service users who access an acute bed are supported with a robust and supportive discharge package. The candidate will work with the inpatient teams to support plans for discharge, and also to support with sourcing and referring our service user for placements should it be required.

Main duties of the job

They must be able to work independently, be able to undertake comprehensive assessments and robust discharge plans, working collaboratively with service users, carers and clinical teams. Possession of comprehensive IT skills are essential as there will be a requirement to provide comprehensive performance data regarding clinical activity.

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently with the inpatient teams, and private partners to assist in the implementation of robust and supportive discharge packages. This could mean completing referrals, assessments, presenting cases for funding to panels, attending ward reviews and bed meetings.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Nursing or AHP registered


  • Masters degree in health related subject



  • Communicate effectively at all levels across the organisation
  • Evidence of expertise in clinical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines



  • Experience of assessing and providing care to people with complex needs
  • Extensive understanding of CCG processes in respect of funding


  • Clinical management in more than one field, e/g/ acute community, primary care

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Zinnia Centre


B11 4HL

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