Referral Management and Triage Coordinator

Brighton & Hove
Band 5
06 Sep 2017
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade - NHS AfC: Band 5

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, and well-organised person to work as part of Responsive Services in Brighton and Hove, this will be to work in a proactive approach in preventing unnecessary hospital admissions.

This involves facilitating discharges from A&E and triaging community referrals and to make sound clinical decisions, to ensure that patients are discharged appropriately and in a timely manner.

You will need to be able to work in an autonomous way to facilitate effective communication between the various agencies and promote a culture where transfers of care between primary, community and secondary services are well co-ordinated and timely.

You will have current HPC registration. Acceptance of the post will be subject to successful interview, references, DBS and Occupational Health checks.

You will have a commitment to providing high quality evidence based care, be able to work independently and as part of a team. Professional support will be provided by a named supervisor within the team. Flexible working required.

Staff who work for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and are at risk of redundancy will be given priority consideration for this vacancy

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Applicant requirements You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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