Referrals & Discharge Specialist Nurse

A brilliant new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Referrals & Discharge Specialist Nurse to work in an exceptional independent private hospital next to Central London.

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

This is one of the UK's largest independent charitable hospitals.

Our commitment to our patients is in the quality of our care, the range of our services and the quality of our consultants and staff


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Registered Nurse with a current active NMC Pin



As the Referrals & Discharge Specialist Nurse your key responsibilities include:

  • Review and triage all referrals to the Inpatient Unit in a timely manner and be the key communicator with both internal and external referrers

  • Act as a specialist resource for all health and social care professionals, patients and carers, liaising directly with referrers, relevant Palliative Care Teams and other relevant professionals, to ensure that the patient's palliative care needs are met

  • Manage complex discharges of patients from the Inpatient Unit that require coordination of a number of services externally and internally as well as comprehensive advanced assessments of patients that may include Continuing Care Assessments and Fast Track Applications

  • Provide skilled leadership, support and guidance to the nursing and wider multi-disciplinary teams, in relation to referrals and discharge planning and access to community palliative care services, in close conjunction with team leaders, working closely with the Hospice Director

  • Act as DOLs lead for all Hospice Services

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

  • Minimum of three years post qualification/registration experience in specialist nursing field, ideally palliative care

  • Must have clinical experience at Senior Staff Nurse Band 6

  • Experience working within the community or in a specialist discharge role

  • Experience in facilitation, teaching, assessing, and coaching

  • Demonstrable leadership and influencing skills

  • Demonstrates ability to place patient and family at centre of care

  • Ability to facilitate and support learning

  • Demonstrates a desire to explore new ways of delivering services

  • Excellent personal and communication skills

  • Good facilitation, presentation, teaching and assessing skills

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

  • Confident Decision Maker

The successful Specialist Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £38,830.71 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

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

  • Ongoing development and training

  • 27 days annual leave

  • Generous private healthcare cover

  • Contributory pension schemes - including continuation of the NHS pension

  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring

  • Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year

  • Ongoing training and development programmes

  • Discounts at local, national and online shops

  • Interest-free season ticket loans

  • Cycle to work loan scheme

  • Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards

Reference ID: 5963

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

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