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Complex Discharge Planning
Band 6
Secondment: 6 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Wythenshawe Hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 p.a
Salary period
27/06/2021 23:59

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Discharge Co-ordinator

Band 6

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 28,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

A secondment opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Discharge Facilitator at MFT (Wythenshawe Site).  The post holder will be expected to have specialist knowledge surrounding the care of patients requiring discharge from the hospital setting to either home or 24 hour care setting.  They will need to support colleagues in the effective management of patients in their specialist area who require a high level of judgement, discretion and decision making within an inpatient or outpatient setting.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Haley Brooks
Job title
IDT Nurse Team Lead
Email address
Telephone number
0161 291 3647
Additional information

Leah Hannon 0161 291 3603, Deirdre Griffin 0161 291 3601

If you have problems applying, contact

Parkway 1
Parkway Business Centre
MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU