Discharge Practitioner London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust London UB1

  • Full Time
  • London UB1
  • 29,460 - 31,909 £ / Year

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

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  • £29,460 – £31,909 a year

Job type

  • Full-time


London UB1

Full job description

The Post holder will work in close liaison with the Matron, Clinical Nurse Manager and Ward nurses to facilitate the timely, effective and appropriate discharge of patients from the acute setting to the community, liaising with hospital, community, social and health service colleagues in order to promote a recovery focused discharge/transfer

Close liaison with patients, families, complex discharge team, social workers and therapists will be essential to ensure prompt but safe discharges of patients from our hospital setting

The job requires an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills to work in 7 South Gastroenterology Ward at Ealing Hospital. The successful candidate will need to facilitate communication between departments, interact confidently with patients and families, and ideally have a healthcare background.

The role involves planning safe patient discharges, improving bed utilisation, and reducing hospital stays. The successful candidate should become an expert in local homecare options, collaborate with various professionals, and have a clear understanding of safeguarding for in patient discharge processes. In conjunction with the Bed Manager, the post holder will also assist the multi-professional team giving support and advice and acting as a resource for all aspects of complex discharge planning.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK

St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease

Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice

Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre. We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply for this job please visit www.lnwh.nhs.uk.


Ethan Anderson

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