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Discharge Facilitator

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an 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 a permanent role, but we are open to consider secondments from local NHS health systems in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire or Leicestershire.

We have developed our integrated hub with our system partners in line with Discharge to Assess national guidance. This is a fantastic opportunity to come and work alongside our system partners and 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

We are looking for passionate individuals who enjoy working with a range of diverse teams, as we work across our hospital, multi-disciplinary teams and system partners. You need to be patient -centred and able to work with compassion with our patients and their families as they make theirtransition 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.

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 towork 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 aspart of the integrated hub. You will be driven to support colleagues and advising on discharge plansacross QMC and City campus.

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 20,000 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 IntegratedDischarge 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.

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

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 ofhospital. 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.

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

We would also welcome and support informal visits or discussions, please do not hesitate to contact the team

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

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


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant clinical experience at band 5
  • Supervision of non registered staff, registered staff and students
  • Evidence of ability to mentor
  • Audit or research within the clinical area


Desirable

  • Demonstrate an involvement in project work
  • Providing staff with feedback on their individual performance and use of the knowledge and skills framework


Communication

Essential

  • 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.


Desirable

  • Demonstrate evidence of providing formal teaching sessions
  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team


Analytical and Judgement

Essential

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


Desirable

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of current issues related to the NHS policies
  • Evidence of data collection and analysis


Physical

Essential

  • 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 maneuvers and non-patient manual handling maneuvers


Desirable

  • Evidence of moving and handling training


Planning and organisation

Essential

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


Desirable

  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and support others
  • Demonstrate effective resource management


Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards


Desirable

  • Successful implementation and management of a change process
  • Attendance at conferences / study days Understanding of the role of advocacy


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Both QMC and City Campus.

Derby Road/Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

164-6155738-A

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