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Ward Discharge Coordinator / Senior Ward Discharge Coordinator

NHS AfC: Band 3 and 4

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Integrated Discharge Team
NHS AfC: Band 3 and 4
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals
£17,787 - £23,363 per annum, pro rata
18/11/2018 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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This role is incorporated into the integrated discharge team working collaboratively throughout the Trust with patients of all ages with complex discharge requirements. Supporting the Trust in facilitation of flow and working as part of a ward team in supporting all discharges and discharge planning.

This is a developmental opportunity starting as a band 3 progressing to a Band 4. 

To independently and actively monitor the multidisciplinary management and discharge plan for all patients in designated wards and take actions to expedite the processes, avoid delays and improve patient experience. Early escalation to Senior Matron and complex discharge team. This is a critical success factor in the role of reducing length of stay for all patients.

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, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.


Hours of Work: Full Time 37.5 hours per week 

Will include weekend and bank holiday working, 7 day working.


Opening Date for Applications: 6th November 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 18th November 2018 



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jenny Davis - Specialist Nurse

01603 647163 or

Debbie Hitchins - Admin Manager

 01603 645885 or

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578