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Ward Flow Co-ordinator

Band 3

Main area
Trauma & Orthopedics
Band 3
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tunbridge Wells
£18,813 - £20,795 pa pro rata
23/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

If you have the drive to provide an excellent patient experience and an enthusiasm for personal and service development within a clinical setting we are waiting to hear from you.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals to work within newly created Flow Coordinator roles. You will work within a multidisciplinary team supporting patient flow through the hospital and working with the clinical teams to facilitate simple discharges.

You will be based on an inpatient ward and work under the direction of the Ward Manager.

You must:

  • Have the ability to manage an ever-changing fast paced workload in a busy environment
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be IT literate
  • Willing and keen to learn new skill
  • Be able to work well under pressure, with the ability to prioritise your own work load independently
  • Be approachable and open to an ever changing work environment

We will provide you with a complete induction and support continuing development through yearly appraisals.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Friday 31st May 2019 

Interviews: Monday 17th June 2019 

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or an informal discussion about this position please contact Natalie Morley on