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Discharge Co-ordinator - Marnham - Fixed Term Secondment

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Fixed term / secondment - maternity leave cover for one year.
  • Are you able to ensure our patients receive a safe and timely discharge? Do you want to feel really proud of where you work?
  • If you are organised, able to think on your feet and get the job done, then we want to work with you.
  • We have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join us on Marnham ASHU, a 28 bedded acute short stay medical ward for older patients.
  • This is a chance to develop your skills as part of a highly capable team where you're guaranteed opportunities to learn.
  • Working days are Mon- Friday.

Main duties of the job

  • To ensure the provision of excellent nursing care and effective management of patient discharges.
  • Through a holistic approach to assessment of their individual needs and coordination and liaison with both Primary and Secondary multidisciplinary health care teams.
  • To ensure patient discharge care needs are assessed, planned implemented and evaluated using research evidence as appropriate.
  • To provide leadership to facilitate excellent nursing care that promotes rehabilitation, patient independence and therefore earlier discharge from hospital.
  • To ensure all nursing procedures are carried out in accordance with Trust policies taking appropriate action in emergency situations.
  • To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments

About us

  • The post holder is expected to have a clear understanding of how this post contributes to the achievement of the trust vision ofA thriving Foundation Trust at the heart of an integrated healthcare system. One that delivers improved patient care at a community, hospital and specialist setting, supported by a unique and nationally recognised programme of research, education and employee engagement.
  • We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the Trust, being Excellent, Kind, Responsible & Respectful, and behave in a way that reflects these.
  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects that all staff will share in this commitment.
  • The Trust is clear that all staff have a responsibility to be aware of children and adult safeguarding policies and procedures and that each member of staff, clinical and non-clinical, will attend child or adult safeguarding raining that is provided at an appropriate level to suit their role.
  • The Trust has the additional expectation that all staff will be able to identify concerns and know what action to take.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and personal specification which contains more information about the role

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Relevant specialist course equivalent level of competency.
  • Coordinating discharges



  • Caring for patients with acute medical or senior health admissions.



  • Motivates and demonstrates enthusiasm for the clinical speciality

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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