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Flow Co-ordinator

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_LwrEkbuId5RU

Flow Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 379-2664713-OCT20

Employer: Department: Bristol ward speciality medicine Location: Royal Sussex County Hospital, Bristol Ward, Brighton Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum pro rata

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Gold accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

Band 4 Patient Flow Coordinator

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) is currently going through an exciting period of change. The £500M "3T's" redevelopment of The Royal Sussex County Hospital is underway.

An exciting opportunity had arisen within speciality medicine of the medical division for a band 4 part time patient flow coordinator to support the 17 bedded Male and female acute medical ward of Bristol, which has focusses primarily on caring for patients who have diabetes or other endocrine health issues. The post is to support the established multi-disciplinary ward team with patient discharge processes.

This position is based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital site, is a part - time position from Monday to Friday, working 3 five and a half hour flexible shifts, to be agreed at interview. The successful applicant will have studied for GCSE level 2/3, diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support or possess NVQ level 2/3, HCA band 2 competencies/care certificate qualification.

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional individual who is able to organise their own work load, follow instructions under pressure and use their initiative when required. Computer and Key board skills are essential to the role and knowledge of whiteboard, Medway, EPR experience would be advantageous. This is a new post for this ward, which would suit someone looking for a challenge in developing this role. You will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team and Speciality medicine patient Pathway Coordinator, to enhance the patient discharge experience.

The successful applicant will receive a robust 2 week supernumerary orientation/induction development programme, giving you an opportunity to work alongside an established Flow co-ordinator and members of the integrated discharge team, together with spending some time with the speciality medicine patient pathway co-ordinator. You will be supported in your role by both the Bristol ward manager, and the speciality medicine patient pathway co-ordinator Within speciality medicine we have a dedicated educator and support continued professional development.

In January 2019, The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its report following its recent inspection of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH), which showed a significant improvement in our rating to that of the second-highest possible: 'Good'. Medicine was rated as outstanding for the care delivered.

Informal visits to Bristol ward are encouraged so please contact Paul Austin to make an appointment

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePaul AustinJob titleWard ManagerEmail addresspaul.austin6@nhs.netTelephone number01273696955 ext 4041 or 7465Additional contact information

Matron Linda Hooper

01273696955 x 64003 or 07798667058 .

General information for applicants

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. Sometimes, we receive exceptional interest, and close adverts earlier than specified. If you are not successful in this application, we may be able to offer you a position through our Bank. Do keep watching our 'Current Vacancies' and apply for the next suitable position.

Further Information

Specific information about this role is in the documents accompanying this advertisement.

For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 /448616 or by email:

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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