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Discharge Facilitator (Therapist)

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

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Profession
Mental health
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you an Occupational Therapist (OT) 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 consider secondments from local NHS health 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

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

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 toensure 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.

About us

With over 20,000 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

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full job description and person specification documents attached to this advert.

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
  • Have a suitable Teaching & Assessing Qualification or similar experience


Desirable

  • Diploma or degree in health or nursing related subject


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.

164-5874234-B

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