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Continuing Health Care Nurse Specialist

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Integrated Discharge Team
NHS AfC: Band 6
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals
£26,565 -£35,577 per annum
23/05/2018 23:59

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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We are looking for an highly motivated and committed nurse to work within the Integrated Discharge Team to support the Discharge to Assess Pathway 3 in the Continuing Healthcare Team.

Based within the NNUH, the team assess patients and case manage within the hospital but now this role also includes case managing and completing assessments in the community within placement and home setting as part of the discharge to assess pathway.

With guidance from the Operational Lead and D2A pathway manager, as post holder you will :

- promote and implement the NHS Continuing Health Care Process and develop the discharge to assess pathway..

- identify assess and co-ordinate services to support the safe discharge and transfer of patients with complex needs.

- case manage and act as key worker for complex patients’ prior to discharge.

- actively promote the implementation of Single Assessment Process, National Service Framework for Older People and Vulnerable Adults Process.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence 

Hours of work :  Full time - 37.5 hours per week, to include some weekend and bank holiday working

Opening Date for Applications: 14th May 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 23rd 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 - Operational Lead for IDT

tel : 01603 647126

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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578