Job overview

The Integrated Discharge Service (IDS) team is recruiting a number of care coordinators to support the Integration agenda at UCLH. The team are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic coordinators who will be able to support and coordinate discharge in a number of different specialities and locations to improve patient care and the patient experience within the Trust. 

These posts will play a pivotal part in ensuring there is a smooth transfer of care from UCLH to the community services and offer an exciting opportunity for someone with previous healthcare experience to build upon their knowledge and experience in this innovative role.

Main duties of the job

You will work under the supervision of the registered nursing team and/or clinical leads, but will work independently in facilitating a smooth and timely discharge process for patients. This will include supporting the patient discharges from wards in order to create new capacity, but ensuring that the continuity of care is maintained. Participating in the discharge process will mean assisting in patient care, supporting the Integrated Discharge team (Complex Discharge, Admissions Avoidance, homeless team, alcohol and drugs team,) where necessary. The role also involves undertaking both routine and specially identified tasks for which the post holder has been trained and assessed as competent

Working for our organisation

UCLH has a number of exciting vacancies in the Division of Integrated Care for highly motivated and clinically proficient Band 4 Care Coordinators.