At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.Band 4 Care Coordinator
UCLH has a number of exciting vacancies in the Division of Integrated Care for highly motivated and clinically proficient Band 4 Care Coordinators.
The Integrated Discharge Service (IDS) team is recruiting a number of care coordinators to support the Integration agenda at UCLH. The team are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic coordinators who will be able to support and coordinate discharge in a number of different specialties and locations to improve patient care and the patient experience waithin the Trust. These posts will play a pivotal part in ensuring there is a smooth transfer of care from UCLH to the community services and offer an exciting opportunity for someone with previous healthcare experience to build upon their knowledge and experience in this innovative role.
You will work under the supervision of the registered nursing team and/or clinical leads, but will work independently in facilitating a smooth and timely discharge process for patients. This will include supporting the patient discharges from wards in order to create new capacity, but ensuring that the continuity of care is maintained. Participating in the discharge process will mean assisting in patient care, supporting the Integrated Discharge team (Complex Discharge, Admissions Avoidance, homeless team, alcohol and drugs team,) where necessary. The role also involves undertaking both routine and specially identified tasks for which the post holder has been trained and assessed as competent.
In order to be successful in the role, the applicants must have a keen interest in improving the patient experience of discharge planning and patient flow on the ward, and care about the continuity of the service between the acute and community setting. You will have good knowledge and experience in the acute setting, along with a minimum of level 5 study or relevant Foundation Degree or be working towards. Further training will be made available in the specialty.For further details / informal visits contact:Julie Pluck Senior Nurse on Apply. All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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