Temporary Patient Flow Co-ordinator (full-time)

Expires: 28/05/2024


Job Type:                             Full-time, temporary for 12 months

Location:                              Katharine House Hospice, Stafford

Salary:                                   £25,301 per annum

Hours:                                   37.5 hours per week

Application deadline:       5 pm on Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Interview date:                    Thursday, 6 June 2024

Job Reference:                   HPFC01

Katharine House Hospice is a registered charity with an 8-bedded In-Patient unit (IPU), providing specialist palliative care provision to adult patients, their carers and friends.  We are seeking a highly motivated and resilient individual to lead our patient admission and discharge process within the IPU. This is a temporary role for 12 months.

If you have:

This role is for YOU.

You will be the point of contact for all Inpatient referrals, responsible for co-ordinating patient flow, from admission to discharge within the IPU. You will work within a multidisciplinary team fostering positive relationships with our Therapies and Hospice at Home teams. You will be a main point of support for patients, their families, carers and colleagues.

You will be confident in taking the lead at multidisciplinary team meetings, engaging in discharge discussions and holding the medical team accountable for their role in projecting discharge dates. Outside of the organisation, you will foster close relationships with key referers and promote the Hospice to help widen our reach to more patients.

The successful applicant must be flexible and available to work all shifts across 7 days. Experience of working in palliative medicine is desirable but not essential. An enhanced DBS check is also required.

What’s in it for you?

Employee Assistance Programme

For an informal discussion or more details about these vacancies, please contact Carina Lowe, Hospice Lead Nurse on 01785 254645.

How to apply

You can download an application pack and/or apply online below

Alternatively you can email recruitment@khhospice.org.uk or call the Personnel Team on 01785 218257 to request an application pack.

Closing date: 5 pm on Tuesday, 28 May 2024

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Please note: Completed applications may be emailed to recruitment@khhospice.org.uk or submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately, we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

Internal applicants should apply via an expression of interest letter outlining the reasons for your interest and detailing any relevant experience. Secondments will be considered.

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