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Job summary

Main area
General Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
288-5631
Employer
Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Broomfield
Town
Chelmsford
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa
Closing
25/09/2019 23:59

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Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust logo

Registered Nurse - Discharge Lounge

Band 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for registered nurses to join our Discharge Lounge team. The successful applicants will be reliable, highly motivated and enthusiastic in supporting patients on the day of Discharge as well as having the ability to enjoy the daily challenges this environment provides whilst remaining focused on the delivery of the Trusts core objectives.

 
The ideal candidate will work well under pressure, have an ability to work both autonomously as well as part of a team and have excellent written and oral communication skills.


The primary function of the Discharge Lounge is to provide timely availability of beds on inpatient wards, improving patient flow across the Trust.
The Discharge lounge service operates 7 days per week 0800-2000 inclusive of bank holidays (except Christmas Day).

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Telford

Senior Sister Operational Resilience 

lisa.telford@MEHT.nhs.uk