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Discharge Liaison Nurse

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Colwyn Bay
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
20 Jul 2024
We are pleased to offer a Permanent Band 6 discharge facilitator post to work at Colwyn Bay Community Hospital. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational skills, combined with a caring attitude and good interpersonal and communication skills with patients, relatives and members of the multi-disciplinary team. The candidate will be required to be confident in chairing discharge MDT meetings and have a good knowledge of the continuing health care framework and principles.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

To deliver a skilled, patient focused efficient and effective service in the discharge process within the Rehabilitation Unit by liaising with the discharge team, the ward nursing team, multi-disciplinary team, Nurse Practitioner and other agencies.

Provide nursing advice on the discharge process and contribute as appropriate to the implementation of appropriate national strategies/agendas relating to this client group within the Community Hospitals.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered Nurse


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a variety of elderly care settings
  • Post holder would need training and demonstrable experience in discharge planning, continuing health care criteria, funding agreements and the legal aspects of CHC and discharge


Skills

Essential

  • Able to maintain accurate patient records and present as factual information
  • Good communication skills.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Working knowledge of the discharge process


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Colwyn Bay Community Hospital

Hesketh Road

Colwyn Bay

LL29 8AY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR679-0724

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