Ward Tracker Band 3
- Main area
- Discharge team
- Band 3
- 6 month fixed term
- Full Time 37.5 hours per week
- Job ref
- Stepping Hill Hospital
- £19,737 – £21,142 Per annum
- Salary period
- 22/07/2020 23:59
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.
Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.
Our values ‘Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.
In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.
Our coaching academy is a vehicle for developing a coaching culture throughout the Trust to help develop, engage, motivate and care for our staff to deliver better patient care. It will support us to consistently have a “culture of caring” which both our staff and patients will experience.
Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment
As well as recognising previous NHS service, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment. If you are currently employed by Greater Manchester Local Authority, Combined Authority, GMFRS, TfGM as well as other public service organisations, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust will recognise your previous service for sickness and maternity/paternity/adoption entitlement and also for annual leave purposes (providing there has been no break in service). If you currently work for one of the above organisations and successfully apply for a post with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, please ensure the Recruitment team are aware so that this service is reflected in your contract of employment.
Quality and Safety
We deliver safe, high quality and compassionate care.
We ensure a clean and safe environment for better care
We treat our patients, their families and our staff with dignity and respect.
We communicate with everyone in a clear and open way.
We provide effective, efficient and innovative care.
We work in partnership with others, to deliver improved care, in the right place at the right time.
The Integrated Transfer Team are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic staff to join our new team. This is a really exciting time to join our team to become part of our integrated service as we have many new and exciting initiatives to challenge and develop our staff .
The candidate should demonstrate strong communication/negotiating skills and be able to work closely with members of the MDT and other stake holders to facilitate timely and safe discharges to aid patient flow within the hospital.
you will support the ward staff and discharge coordinators to facilitate a safe timely discharge for our patients
The key aims are as follows :
- Delivering a consistent, co-ordinated approach to assist patients to identify potential needs at the point of discharge to avoid unnecessary delays in transfer of care
- Working collaboratively with external and internal partners for the benefit of the patients to ensure smooth transition from hospital and reduce risk of readmission
- Transparently providing information and expert advice to patients, carers and other professionals
We are looking for someone who is driven to provide the best possible care for patients in the later stages of their stay in hospital and act in a professional manner at all times in line with Trust values.
The Integrated Team operates 08:00-20:00 seven days a week
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
This vacancy will require a standard DBS at a cost of £30,43, this will be deducted from your first Trust salary.
Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.
From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.
Please note that all correspondence will be via your NHS Jobs account. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Please also note that Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are unable to refund Interview expenses or re-location costs.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfills the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.
To apply for this job please visit www.grassroots-recruitment.online.