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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/07/2020.

Liaison Sister

Job Reference: 448-RCKMCCS253AL8005

Employer:
Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Department:
Discharge Planning
Location:
Luton
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890

We are rated "Outstanding" by CQC with an annual budget of £125 million, the Trust's vision is to provide high quality care to the diverse communities we serve to make their lives better. You can find out more about our vision, values and objectives on our website or from the "additional documentation" menu on this page.

We believe that community based health services are fundamental to the success of an NHS that gives people more choice and control over their health.


Liaison Sister

 

Band: 6

Salary: £31,365 - £37,890

Team: Integrated Discharge Team

Hours: 37.5 hours (some weekend working)

Contract: Permanent

 

The Integrated Discharge Team is developing into a 7 day a week service and are looking for additional experienced and enthusiastic individuals to support this.

 

The team are based at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital and have an excellent reputation for the safe and effective management of complex discharges.

 

The team prides itself on providing excellent support to patients and their families by collaborating with appropriate health, social and voluntary care services to ensure the patient receives continuity of care on discharge from hospital, to maximise and maintain their health and wellbeing.

 

We also support clinical ward staff in managing the discharge processes and advising them about the community services available so the appropriate referrals are made, thereby supporting a reduction in length of stay.

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The team is contractually responsible for the DoH Continuing HealthCare (CHC) processes for patients in the hospital and therefore some knowledge and experience of this is essential although training can be given. This includes the completing of Fast Track applications for our End of Life patients, ensuring that they are discharged to where they wish to be.

 

We are an enthusiastic ‘can do’ team who are very supportive to each other and enjoy the challenges of a complex discharge and the opportunity to test our knowledge and skills to ensure our patients receive the care they need on discharge from hospital.

 

In return we will actively encourage and support you in your development providing regular supervision, personal development plans, identify both formal and informal training needs for which we are able to take advantage of multidisciplinary training programmes.

 

If you believe you have the qualities we are looking for i.e. good communication verbal and written and excellent team working skills then please apply, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44.00 for an Enhanced Check or £27.00 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager.

This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and is in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

 

Informal visits positively encouraged!

 

Informal contact details - Sally Shaw Service Manager or Ann Hobbs – Liaison Sister, on 01582 497355.CCS-TR.IntegratedDischargeLuton@nhs.net

 

 

 




As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed which may include a Disclosure and Barring check and where the position requires you to drive as part of your everyday duties, you will be asked to validate your driving licence online via the DVLA. We will also use technology to ensure the documents you provide are genuine.

Successful applicants to posts at band 6 or above for which a DBS check is required, will be asked to pay for this as a condition of their job offer (£44 for an Enhanced Check or £27 for a Standard Check). This payment will be deducted from their first month’s salary unless a longer pay back period is agreed with the appointing manager. This will not apply to successful applicants who are registered with the DBS Update Service and in possession of the disclosure certificate, for whom an online status check will be undertaken.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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