Discharge Coordinator / Assessment Nurse

St George’s University Hospitals
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Main area Neuro-rehabilitationGrade Band 6Contract PermanentHours Full Time 37.5 hours per weekJob ref 200-SQHL-1064120-RL-A Town LondonSalary £31,878 - £42,046 pa incClosing 12/11/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has come to work in the Neuro-rehabilitation care group as a Discharge Coordinator /Assessment Nurse working across two sites, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton and St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are looking for an experienced, motivated Staff Nurse preferably with experience in stroke or neurological rehabilitation to join our established Multidisciplinary team. The role will involve coordinating and planning admissions and discharges. Clinical assessment of patients referred to the service for rehabilitation. You will need to be an organized individual who is able to liaise with the multi-disciplinary team, patients & family members to co-ordinate and plan safe discharges for patients following Neuro-rehabilitation. In conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team, you will support the ward team in ensuring our patients are discharged in a safe and timely manner. This is a varied and challenging role which encourages you to use a problem solving approach and to be proactive.

There are developmental and learning opportunities such as the chance to participate in further studies. You will have the opportunity to develop your teaching skills and participate in Trust wide initiatives to improve the discharge planning process. Our specialty makes us exciting, ambitious and forward-thinking. Our candidates need to be visionary, highly competent change innovators and, most of all, have vision to transform Neuro-rehabilitation. We are looking for a forward thinking professional role model who is an enthusiastic and innovative practitioner, able to lead the discharge process and present nursing in the patient assessment.

If you would like further information contact Dee Kapfunde, Matron 0208 4876128 Dee.Kapfunde@stgeorges.nhs.uk

Sukpal Kaur on 0208 487 6126

We would encourage you to come for an informal visit

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require at least one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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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