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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/10/2020.

Band 5 - Discharge Co-Ordinator Nurse

Job Reference: 074-SD170

CSH Surrey
Ranmore Ward
Dorking Community Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum +5% HCAS

CSH Surrey is Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider (since 2006). We are part of the NHS, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our nurses, therapists and support staff provide adult community health services in the mid and north west Surrey areas, and children’s community health services for the whole of the county. Together we serve a population of more than 1 million people.

In June 2017 our services received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with ‘Outstanding’ for how caring our teams are.

We provide excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes. We also offer a supportive preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and a well-established rotational programme for therapists. Our nurses and therapists also benefit from access to bespoke clinical skills courses.

If you want to be part of a passionate, person-focused community service, apply to CSH Surrey today!

Discharge Nurse Job Advert – Ranmore Ward

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a discharge co-ordinator nurse on Ranmore Ward a rehabilitation facility at Dorking Community Hospital.

The successful applicant will be required to facilitate effective, efficient and timely discharge of patients from Ranmore Ward. Particular emphasis is placed upon complex multi-disciplinary assessments including patients with complex health and social care, palliative care or rehabilitation needs. The post holder will be responsible for leading weekly discharge planning meetings and daily white board meetings so as to discuss and plan for successful discharge of each patient, keeping all members of the MDT informed.

The role will involve close working with all members of the multi-disciplinary team (nursing, medical, therapy and social care staff) and patients/relatives/carers, ensuring safe discharge of patients to the most appropriate place. The successful candidate will play a vital role in managing the patient discharge pathway.

We are looking for pro-active, highly motivated individual who will be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. The applicant will be expected to be enthusiastic, organised and have excellent communication and IT skills.

The successful applicant be able to use their own judgement to resolve complex issues. They should be able to work well under pressure and be able to prioritise their own workload under the changing demands of the ward and patients. It is important that any one considering applying for this post will is aware they will be required to keep clinical nursing skills and competancies up to date and at times of pressure on the ward or staff shortages the candidate will be required to work within the staff numbers on the ward clinically.

This role is full time Monday to Friday, applicants who would prefer part time hours will be considered if there are suitable candidates that could successfully job share the role.



Recruitment - Golden Hello

Successful applicants, who have not worked for CSH within the last 12 months, will receive an amount of £2000 paid in two instalments: - £1000 upon commencement and a further £1000 following successful completion of probation. These payments are pro-rata for part- time posts. Payments will be subject to tax and NI National Insurance in the usual way.We don’t operate Golden Hellos for Band 7 or Band 8 posts, Bank posts or fixed term contracts.

Applicable to:

• Community Qualified Nurses,

• Community Hospital Qualified Nurse

• Paediatric Occupational Therapists

• Immunisation Team Nurses

• Paediatric Physio and Speech & Language Therapists

• Health Visitors located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• School Nurses located in Mole Valley, Epsom, Spelthorne and Elmbridge*

• Speech and Language Therapists**

• Occupational Therapists**

*Walton Heath Centre and Molesey Clinic - Elmbridge Borough; Epsom Clinic - Epsom/Ewell Borough; Ashford Clinic - Spelthorne Borough

** For Surrey Downs Health and Care contract only

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Border Agency 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 UK Border Agency website. Please note that this may not be applicable for all posts.

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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