Discharge Co-Ordinator (Fixed Term until 31.10.2021) PKC06800
£37,559 – £40,487 (PKC PR9 36 hours/week)
£31,800 – £39,169 (NHS Band 6 37.5 hours/week)
Hospital Discharge Team, Perth Royal Infirmary
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Perth & Kinross Health & Social Care Partnership for a Band 6 Registered Nurse or AHP equivalent or experienced Qualified Social Worker within the Discharge Hub based in Perth Royal Infirmary.
The Discharge Team lead and co-ordinate complex discharge planning as an integrated multi-disciplinary team allowing for safe, effective and timely discharges in order to maintain capacity & flow. Person centred assessments are carried out which address health and social care needs to support and facilitate discharge planning across 7 days. You will work alongside multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams across traditional, professional and service boundaries with the ability to adapt and manage change and promote joint working.
Educated to degree level, you must be registered on Sub-part 1: RN1 or RNA, Sub-part 2: RN2 of the NMC Register or a Social Worker registered with the SSSC.
The successful applicant will also have responsibility for providing a specialist resource within Adult Social Work through the development of knowledge and experience in care areas of practice and to carry responsibility for cases with a high level of need, the complexity of which social work experience, knowledge and skills are required. You will show continuous professional development, be able to demonstrate leadership and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates should have recent experience in assessment of older people. You must have the ability to make high level professional judgements and have experience in problem solving/decision making in order to effectively manage patients’ health and social care needs.
There will be an expectation that the post holder will actively participate in creatively developing the service.
If you require any further information about this position, please contact Nairn Petrie, Assistant Team Leader Early Intervention and Prevention Service, on 01738 473966 [email protected]
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide up to date e-mail addresses for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.
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