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Band 4
Full Time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Princess Royal Hospital
Haywards Heath
£21,089 to £23,761 per annum
23/06/2019 23:59
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Discharge Liason Facilitator

Band 4

Twineham, Orthopaedic ward, PRH, Discharge Facilitator Band 4

We are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Band 4 discharge facilitator on Twineham Ward.

Twineham is a 37 bedded orthopaedic ward which provides a dedicated fractured neck of femur service, specialised care and acute rehabilitation for patients following emergency and elective surgery.

Twineham ward is a dynamic environment to work in and through the establishment of the Patient First Improvement Programme (PFIS) it strives to continually improve the services it delivers to benefit both patients and staff.

We also have a well-established and integrated multidisciplinary team, clinical nurse educator and dementia nurse lead. Together the team focuses individually on each case, so we can achieve the best outcomes for our patients with safe and timely discharges.

The successful candidate will need to be motivated, dynamic and innovative while possessing strong organisational and interpersonal skills. This is an exceptional opportunity for a Band 4 who believes they have the right aptitude and desire to learn and develop new skills within orthopaedic speciality.

As the Discharge Facilitator on Twineham ward you will be a key member of the team. You will help to run the MDT meetings, liaise with the occupational therapist, physiotherapists, and community and specialist teams, including social services, community rehab teams, and complete the documentation to refer patients onto the services involved in the planning and implementation of the patients discharge process. You will be involved in the active focus of reducing the length of stay of the patients and facilitating their safe and secure pathway out of hospital.

We will provide a friendly and professional environment for you to work in. Additional training will be provided to support you in the role.



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Twineham Ward Manager Joy Harwood -email: telephone: 01444 441881 Ext 5449