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Discharge Service Lead

NHS AfC: Band 8a

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Integrated Discharge Team
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Fixed Term/Secondment - 6 months
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals
£40,428- £48,514 per annum
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At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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* Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity - 6 months *

This is an interesting opportunity to develop skills and experience in a post with an important central role in the delivery of patient flow and a high quality patient experience.

As post holder you will work closely with clinical and operational staff from across the Trust, and the wider health system, to deliver, promote and improve effective discharge pathways for all patients. Your role will be focused on preventing delays to discharge and ensuring patient safety and the best possible patient experience at all times.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced clinician, with a good grasp of discharge planning, and a keen interest in providing the best possible care to patients, who can work collaboratively and effectively to drive improvement in all parts of our Discharge service. The day to day management of the Discharge team will be the major component of this 6 month role; but there will also be some opportunity for the post holder to support discharge related project work across the local  health system

** If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported. **

Hours of work : Full time - 37.5  hours per week

Opening Date for Applications: 10th May 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 20th May 2018

Interview date : 25th May 2018


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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

Emily Hall / Aiden Rice - Operational Lead for Integrated Discharge Team

tel : 01603 647126

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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578