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Integrated Discharge Team - Team Manager

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an individual who is passionate about making a difference to patients, supporting a busy team and able to support and implement change. We welcome applicants who are professionally registered from either Nursing or AHP backgrounds.

NUH and the Integrated Discharge Team are looking for a dynamic team manager who will need to engage with ward and therapy teams, community providers and social care. You will have strong links with the Transfer of Care Hub and provide an effective interface between the wards and the hub to support safe quality discharges for our patients.

Main duties of the job

As Team Manager you will provide daily leadership and support to the team of clinicians, support staff and administrative staff. You will manage staff sickness, recruitment, performance, appraisals and training using the e-roster system to plan and manage service delivery.

You will provide expert clinical support to the team and also to wards around complex discharge, having a broadknowledge of the Discharge to Assess model and be able to communicate effectively to colleagues, patients and families the processes and plans for discharge.

You will need excellent communication skills, the ability to understand complex reports and data, be able to use various ICT systems including patient information systems, and be able to process information quickly to make decisions.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

Person Specification

Training and Qualifications


  • Current Professional Registration
  • Diploma or degree in health or nursing related subject
  • Post registration experience to include management/ leadership experience
  • Ability to lead change and new ways of working.


  • Formal leadership and management training

Physical Skills


  • 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
  • Keyboard skills



  • Experience at band 6
  • Able to present and receive complex information with multi-professional team
  • Demonstrate negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to deal with conflict
  • Ability to support colleagues, patients and relatives in difficult circumstances.
  • Supervision of non registered staff, registered staff and students


  • Ability in the use of appraisal, personal development review and training needs.
  • Demonstrate leadership for the management of change



  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues from different professional backgrounds, and maintaining relationships.
  • Assertiveness and ability to minimise interpersonal conflict
  • Excellent communication skills are required with particular reference to sensitivity and reassurance
  • Demonstrate self awareness and understanding personal accountability


  • Demonstrate evidence of providing formal teaching sessions

Analytical/Judgement skills


  • Ability to respond, prioritise and analyse complex problems/ situations and ensure effective interventions are put in place.
  • Ability to generate and present repots and documents.
  • Deal effectively with issues within the defined polices and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate use of data to influence transfer of patient care and transfers
  • Produce timely, accurate written/electronic records and documents


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS policies

Planning and organisational skills


  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills
  • Ability to develop team members personally and professionally
  • Demonstrate effective resource management
  • Able to contribute to the development of implementation and monitoring of local objectives and action plans


  • Experience in strategic planning

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


Nottingham University Hospitals

Derby Road



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