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Discharge Facilitator

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) who is patient focused and want to have a role in better outcomes for patients on discharge from hospital? Want to be part of a dynamic, supportive and multi-disciplinary team?

We are offering permanent roles, but we are open to considersecondments from local NHShealth systems in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire or Leicestershire.

We are in currently developing our integrated hub, with our system partners in line with Discharge to Assess guidance. This is a fantastic opportunity to come and help shape our future processes and work alongside our system partners. We are working with our ward teams to support in discharge plans and complex case management.

If you are looking for the next step and a rewarding career, then come and join the team.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert. We are looking for passionate individuals who enjoy working with a range of diverse teams, as we work across our hospital and our community partners. You need to be patient-centred and able to work with compassion with our patients and their families as they make their transition out of hospital. There is an element of case managing our most complex 'supported' patients through the journey of leaving hospital to ensure a safe and timely discharge.

You will be a great communicator and enjoy working with the wider MDT and system partners as part of the integrated hub. You will be driven to support colleagues and advising on discharge plans across QMC and City campus.

You will need to prioritise patients to support leaving hospital in a timely way in line with medical stability.

About us

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) was established in 2006 and we are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country and provide services to over 2.5 million residents of Nottingham.

NUH are, by any measure, a large, complex, person-centred organisation. With over 19,000 employees from a wide range of professional backgrounds, they are one of the region's largest employers.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust have various staff benefits. Some of the benefits of working for NUH include

Access to the Staff Wellbeing programme including our 24hour staff advice and emotional support service, financial advice service, a staff physiotherapy service and staff support networks, NHS Discount.

Come and join us as we shape our new wave of expansion and transformation within our Integrated Discharge Team at Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust. This is a truly exciting opportunity to work with a great team, build on our success and help us develop to achieve more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information, please see attached job description and person specification which will outline the main responsibilities of the vacancy within IDT.

We would also welcome informal visits and/ or discussions, please do not hesitate to contact the IDT team further.

Person Specification



  • Current professional registration
  • Relevant post-basic study e.g. specialist pathway
  • Continuing professional development/ reflective profile



  • Relevant clinical experience at band 5



  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues from different professional backgrounds, and maintaining relationships.
  • A proven ability to coordinate and lead case conferences for complex cases resulting in a satisfactory outcome for all parties.

Analytical and judgement


  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care
  • Recognition of own level of competence and limitations and learning needs

Planning and organisation


  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills



  • Physically able to perform the full range of duties
  • Dexterity and accuracy in undertaking clinical skills, use of equipment and documentation
  • Able to undertake patient manual handling manoeuvres and non-patient manual handling manoeuvres

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Both QMC and City Campus



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