Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Discharge Planner

Band 4

Main area
Emergency Assessment Unit
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
321-NM-AGM-B4
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£20,150 to £23,363 pa
Closing
29/11/2018 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

 

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

We are seeking to employ enthusiastic and dynamic Discharge Planner to join our team in the Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) at the John Radcliffe Hospital. The post holder will aim to facilitate effective, efficient and timely discharge of patients from EAU. Particular emphasis is placed upon complex multi-disciplinary assessments including patients with complex health and social care, palliative care or rehabilitation.

 

The EAU care for those who are acutely unwell, support end of life care and care for a range of mental health patients working as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary teams including the Emergency Department and the Emergency Department Psychiatric Service (EDPS).

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Applicant requirements

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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