Band 6 Complex Discharge Coordinator/Nurse

  • Job Reference: CC/6765
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: South East England
  • Salary: £24.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Nursing > Registered General Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced Band 6 Complex Discharge Coordinator for a full time role to be based in the Discharge Support Team in Sutton.

The post holder will work a part of the Complex Discharge Support Team to facilitate a timely, effective, and safe discharge of patients from the acute setting to the community. The post holder will be expected to work with NHS patients and Private Care patients as required in order achieve best outcomes for patients, optimise hospital bed utilisation and reduce length of stay.

The Complex Discharge Support Nurse will assist the multi-professional team by giving support and advice and acting as a resource for all aspects of complex discharge planning. This will include NHS funded continuing healthcare, where their role will be to support the ward to complete the documentation that accurately reflects the patient's needs on discharge. You will also play an important role in the on-going education of all appropriate staff to ensure they have the necessary knowledge and skills necessary to plan and implement safe and timely discharges.

Excellent communication and collaboration with colleagues working in hospitals, community, and social and health services is required in order to promote a seamless discharge/transfer for all patients.

This role, which is to start in September 2018, is for an initial 3 months although this is likely to be extended.

Hours of work are 0800-1600 Monday to Friday, working a maximum of 35 hours a week

Rate of pay is £24.00 per hour (umbrella)

Requirements of the Band 6 Complex discharge coordinator - Sutton role:
*You must be an NMC registered Nurse
*You must have a minimum of three years' experience of working in a discharge coordinator role in a hospital/ community setting at band 6 level or above.
*You must have knowledge of discharge process
*You must understand discharging documentation and experience working with Social services and CCG and paper work - such as Fast Track and DST
*You must be computer literate

A full job description is available on request.

Contact us:

If you are interested in this Band 6 Complex Discharge Coordinator position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.
*The PQE range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.