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Discharge Administrator Full Time

at Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Manchester in Manchester (Published at 21-12-2023)

The Transfer of Care Hub is a multi-organisational Health and Social care team based within Warrington Hospital with a shared vision to ‘support the residents of Warrington and Halton to live well, independently at home for as long as they are able’. Our primary role is to ensure timely and safe assessment and discharges from Hospital to various primary care/ community settings. The post holder will be expected to work on a rotational basis, the Integrated Discharge Team provides a 7-day service between the hours of 8am – 6pm each day.

The post holder will be responsible for providing effective and efficient clerical and administrative support to an integrated team of health and social care professionals.

The role will involve the coordination and implementation of office procedures and will require a high degree of organisational skills and excellent working knowledge administrative systems. The post holder will often be the first point of contact and a focal point for the services requiring clear communication and liaison skills. They will be responsible for managing and prioritizing their own workload and will be required to use their own initiative.

The post holder will assist with cover, in the absence of other colleagues across the full range of required duties.

Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a caring and compassionate organisation that is both ambitious and innovative. We are committed to delivering the best outcomes for our patients and providing a positive experience of our staff. We aspire to be outstanding for our patients, our communities and our staff and are committed to being a great place to receive healthcare, work and learn.

Straddling the neighbouring boroughs of Warrington and Halton we are part of the Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care system. Our hospitals are ideally situated to meet the growing healthcare needs of the 330,000 population of these boroughs.

Warrington Hospital is home to our emergency, critical care and maternity services, Halton Hospital is focused on elective procedures and the Runcorn Urgent Treatment Centre, although many services are offered at both sites and in community hubs.

A CQC-rated ‘good’ organisation with ‘outstanding’ features, we are working towards university hospital status, having achieved teaching hospital status in 2019.

Our workforce of nearly 5,000 across both sites comprises more than 50 nationalities. We strive to be an equal, diverse and inclusive employer, which is recognised as a pioneer in its equality, diversity and inclusion work. The Trust is proud to have achieved numerous external accreditations and is working towards achieving the Anti-Racist Organisation Framework, recognising the importance of anti-racism in all that we do.

The Transfer of Care Hub is a multi-organisational Health and Social care team based within Warrington Hospital with a shared vision to ‘Support our patients to live and age well, independently at home for as long as they are able’. Our primary role is to ensure timely and safe assessment and discharges from Hospital to various community settings. The Integrated
Discharge Team provides a 7-day service between the hours of 8am – 6pm each day. The post holder will be expected to work on a rotational basis.
All people who no longer meet the criteria to reside for inpatient care in acute hospitals should be discharged home or to a non-acute setting. The post holder will be assigned to patients on pathways 1, 2 and 3 (those requiring health or social care (or both) and support following discharge) to aid and monitor their discharge and recovery.
The role will involve the coordination and implementation of office procedures and will require a high degree of organisational skills and excellent working knowledge administrative systems. The post holder will often be the first point of contact and a focal point for the services requiring clear communication and liaison skills. They will be responsible for managing and prioritizing their own workload and will be required to use their own initiative. The post holder will assist with cover, in the absence of other colleagues across the full range of required duties.

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