23 Sep

Band Discharge Coordinator Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston

Band Discharge Coordinator
Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals
Whiston ENG
23 Sep, 2018 30+ days ago

Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston urgently required following position for Band Discharge Coordinator. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Band Discharge Coordinator Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston Jobs Details:

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Discharge Co-Ordinator
NHS AfC: Band 5
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Whiston Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
07/10/2018 23:59

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site.

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Discharge Co-Ordinator

Ward 3C, General Medicine

Medical Care Group

Permanent, 30 hours per week

Band 5

£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the second year running! We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

An exciting new learning and development opportunity has arisen within the current Discharge Coordinator team. So if you would like to take on a new challenge and you consider yourself proactive and are good at problem solving and work well within a multi-disciplinary team this may be of interest to you!

If you are an efficient worker with strong clinical knowledge, excellent communication skills and able to work under pressure whilst remaining focused on safe good quality care, seeking a new personal challenge we look forward to your application.

The Medical Care Group works over 5 days a week (Monday to Friday). You will have significant years post registration experience and a sound clinical background and a valid NMC registration are essential in this role. We are seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and self-motivated Band 5 with a ‘can do’ mindset and a strong interest in patient flow.

If successful you will be part of a fantastically motivated and forward thinking team who constantly strive to give the highest standards of care which involves our patients being discharged in a timely manner.

You will work closely with our ward co-ordinators to identify discharges and to ensure everything is in place for the patient to move safely to the transfer lounge and then home, through liaison with our partnership social workers, care homes and families.

You will represent the unit at our Trust discharge meetings where we highlight issues with discharges

The post holder should have up to date knowledge of current issues in patient flow and changes within the NHS. The role is challenging and instrumental to the day to day operations within the Trust.

These posts will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult’s disclosure).

Advertising Date: 21st September 2018

Closing Date: 7th October 2018

Shortlisting Date: 12th October 2018

Interview Date: Week Commencing 22nd October 2018

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to undertake this commitment.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to personal characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

Questions or queries on specific vacancies should be directed to the named contact/ recruiting manager on the advert itself.

Application forms are available in paper format, if you are having difficulties in accessing the electroinc application form. Please email recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk to request one.

We advise that you regularly check the email account from which you have applied for the vacancy. We communicate with applicants and successful candidates via our TRAC System and not NHS Jobs therefore please do not email us via NHS Jobs. Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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