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Patient Flow
Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Wythenshawe Hospital
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum
Salary period
20/06/2021 23:59

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Patient Flow Support Worker - Transfer Team

Band 2

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.

At Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), our Nursing Assistants take great pride in the essential work we do. That’s because we’re not just helping patients, we’re going the extra mile for them – day in, day out. But more than that, our team’s commitment to work with empathy, consideration and dignity means that we’re among the best – and most compassionate – in our field. It translates to a work environment that’s bright and friendly, fast paced and innovative, so whether you’re just starting your career in care or already coming as a qualified Nursing Assistant with experience , we’ve got a role to suit to suit all of you.

Right now, we’re looking for dedicated, efficient but above all ; hugely caring Nursing Assistants to join our team allowing you the chance to ‘shine brighter’ and take a really positive step in your career.

With a passion for helping others and an ability to demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to caring for our patients, your support and ‘hands on’ work will offer not only our patients a more positive and reassuring hospital stay, but you; great job satisfaction in knowing your dedication and commitment has made a real difference to both your ward but fundamentally the people you’re caring for.

Under direction of the Patient Flow/bed management Team you will assist and enable the transfer of patients to and from the Emergency Department, Assessment Areas, Wards and Discharge Lounge, maximising patient flow throughout the Trust.

This will include cleaning and making of beds, assisting patients and transferring them to the appropriate place, supporting the discharge lounge and any other duties commensurate with the post.

You will need to have:

  • An NVQ in Health and Care
  • Excellent communication skills – in particular listening skills
  • A friendly, open, empathetic and compassionate communication style
  • A strong ability to engage with patients, visitors and colleagues
  • The ability to work well in a team

Previous applicants need not apply.

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Applicant requirements

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

Loretta Brown
Additional information

Loretta Brown 0161 291 6778

Vicky Gerrard 0161 291 6778

If you have problems applying, contact

Parkway 1
Parkway Business Centre
MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU