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Discharge Liaison Therapist

An outstanding new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Discharge Liaison Therapist to work in an amazing hospital based in the Bath, Avon area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



This hospital provides a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services





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*Will accept applicants that Physiotherapists or Occupational Therapist and have relevant previous experience of discharge in a similar setting

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As the Discharge Liaison Therapist your key duties include:



  • You will work as part of an integrated Health and Social Care organisation playing a key role in meeting the needs of the people of Bath and North East Somerset

  • To work with the integrated discharge team following the Discharge to assess model

  • To work with the integrated discharge team and take responsibility to ensure that service users are being discharged on the correct pathway and ensure that service users are prepared for discharge from the acute and community hospital

  • Make clinical judgements and decisions over the telephone or in hospital/community setting that can often require analysis of complex facts/situations that demand prompt action

  • Provide professional advice and guidance to the team and others.

    This will involve contributing to the smooth day to day management of the team, data gathering, analysis, recording and reporting, interpreting and recommended further courses of action



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Deal with triage of patient referrals 

  • Knowledge of the Discharge to Assess Policy

  • Attend and participating in team meetings and in service training

  • Knowledge and understanding of Primary and secondary care interface

  • Standards of professional practice

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Demonstrate a commitment to self-development

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload in a fast paced environment



The successful Therapist will receive an excellent salary up to £37,890 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • NHS pension

  • Laptop and Mobile enabling fantastic flexible working patterns that can help you lead a perfect work/life balance

  • MyWellness - a health and lifestyle platform covering mental health awareness and support, healthy recipes & activity challenges and access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters

  • We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them.

    No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.

  • A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression

  • Access to a range of courses and e-learning to develop further skills, bespoke career pathways and opportunities continuing your professional development

  • Strive for Better networks - a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality

  • Opportunities to work in different areas and various services to gain new knowledge and experience

  • Innovative forward-thinking culture with the opportunity to put forward your ideas to contribute to the way we work.

    You will be encouraged to apply for national funding to drive your initiatives locally to benefit our patients and service users

  • Rewarding and supportive teams, you will be recognised and have opportunities to recognise others by nominating for local and national awards annually and taking part in our new virtual “Ask our Executives” event, where you can submit questions to the board and hear updates regularly on company strategy and objectives

  • Staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways

  • Working in an environment focused on the highest clinical and quality standards with 100% of our rated services considered overall good or outstanding by the Care Quality Commission



Reference ID: 5055


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV