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Patient Discharge Assistant (PDA)

Band 3

Main area
Elderly Medicine
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Fixed Term (6-Month Temporary in the first instance)
Hours
Full / Part-time
Job ref
356-19-1611563
Site
Hull Royal Infirmary / Castle Hill Hospital
Town
Hull
Salary
£17,787 - £20,448 PA PR **
Closing
27/03/2019 23:59

The Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is proud to be at the forefront of innovation and forward thinking.  The Medicine Health Group has well progressed plans for meeting the needs of our patients and needs a flexible and committed workforce in order to support this initiative.

The Medical Elderly Department is looking to recruit a Patient Discharge Assistants (PDA).  The successful candidate must be flexible and adaptable to working on a busy progression to discharge ward as well as the base wards, including weekends and bank holidays.  This post involves skills and knowledge around progressing patients through the discharge process, communicating with relatives, social workers, and other multi professional staff.

We have on offer 6 month temporary contracts in the first instance, with the possibility of being extended/made permanent in the future, and the opportunities will be varied and interesting, changing on a regular basis.

There will be a full training package and therefore would be an ideal position for someone who is looking for a change of career, a new challenge or to increase the range of their experience.

PLEASE NOTE: In cases where a vacancy receives a high number of applications, we may bring the closing date forward.  You are therefore advised to submit your completed application as early as possible.

 

** Figures relates to year 1 of the 3 year pay deal. 

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Stacey Healand, Senior Matron - Medicine Health Group, on 01482 674131, or via email at Stacey.healand@hey.nhs.uk