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Discharge to Assess HUB Coordinator

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata
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Discharge to Assess HUB Coordinator

Job Reference: 184-NEEADC27-A

Employer: Department: Discharge and patient flow Location: Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata

Band 4 Discharge to Assess Coordinator Positon available

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our new service - Intermediate Care .

Are you an organised individual with experience of working within a healthcare setting, who is passionate about your profession? Are you interested in being involved in supporting independence for people in Somerset?

Are you seeking a new challenge?

What's the role?

We are looking for dynamic and organised individuals to join the Somerset Discharge to Assess team as a Coordinator based in our Hub (currently in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton). You will be the voice of D2A, being the team that answers the calls and emails from all referral points such as acute hospitals across Somerset, Pathway 2 and 3 bedded units plus more. You will provide an efficient and effective discharge process for patients/family and or NOK of those entering the home D2A pathway.

You will coordinate and run the daily D2A HUB, recording activity on electronic and paper systems to monitor individual patient level information, and provide data analysis and reports in various formats as required.

You will be the Key link between our acute and community teams. You will triage all referrals sent to D2A to ensure the most appropriate discharge pathway is provided in the most patient centred way. Great Communication skills are essential.

We are a friendly, diverse and motivated team an if that sounds like something you would like to be a part of read on...

Who are you?
  • Do you have NVQ3 in Healthcare or equivalent level of experience?
  • Good IT skills and trained in Microsoft packages to include Outlook, Word and Excel?
  • A good working knowledge of acute discharges and Community Services?
  • Keen to take on a developing role with a developing service?
  • Hoping to support the leadership of an engaged, friendly and supportive team?
Did you answer yes to the above? Then please apply for this post.

We are a highly motivated and committed county wide discharge service that is well established and respected and seen as an integral part of Somerset's discharge response. We have recently merged from Home First pathway 1 east and west Teams to become one service that covers the whole of Somerset. We pride ourselves in the collaborative work that we are doing and the exciting opportunities this is creating.

We work with individuals to see how they manage their day-to-day living and self-care tasks. We identify any support/equipment that they may need. We will discuss with them an ongoing plan to help them recover. This may include helping them to find support in their local community and talking to other professionals to make sure they are as independent as possible in their own home.

We are committed to ensure staff are valued and satisfied within their roles and we truly value all our people and their extraordinary commitment to our patients and our organisation - together, we are dedicated to working as one team to make a difference in people's lives.

Good patient experience is at the centre of what we do and we are committed in involving our patient's feedback to help us shape our service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameClare BrollyJob titleD2A operational Flow ManagerEmail addressclare.brolly@ydh.nhs.ukTelephone number0755731868Additional contact information

If you are interested in the role and would like to know more we would welcome a call, email or visit.

Please contact: Tamsin Carey D2A Manager Mob: 07920456527

Clare Brolly Operational Flow Manager MOB: 0755731868

If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, formally known as Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits - please visit our website.

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