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Service Manager- Hospital Discharge

Service Manager- Hospital Discharge

  • Location

    North East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £42 - £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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To Lead and manage the integrated Joint Assessment and Discharge (JAD) Service within the North East London Local Authority.

Duties will be;

  • To provide operational management for the integrated Joint Assessment and Discharge Service
  • To provide strategic and professional leadership, including professional development and competencies for respective practitioners
  • To facilitate safe return home through collaborative working;
  • To provide the integrated health and social care support required to discharge patients with social and/or complex medical needs;
  • To identify end of life patients who wish to be looked after at home and ensure that they receive expedited discharge with the right health and social care support;
  • To minimise delays arising from problems with inter-agency liaison;
  • To focus decision making with the service user at the centre of processes;
  • To analyse trends e.g. frequent attenders, borough trends, reduction in bed use, increase in community care packages.
  • To provide a senior operational interface with other senior staff within the health and social care system
  • To provide dynamic leadership of all staff to develop a shared understanding of, and commitment to, the vision To ensure the consistent application of relevant eligibility criteria Fair Access to Care Services, Continuing Health Care and Rehabilitation
  • To be accountable for committing expenditure on packages of care and placements
  • To ensure service users, including self-funders, receive the appropriate level of support to plan their own packages of care and are able to exercise choice across a range of options
  • To ensure arrangements are in place to provide care and support to people who lack capacity, or where there are safeguarding concerns
  • To ensure strategic and operational relationships are productive across a wide range of stakeholders, ensuring JAD aims and objectives are understood by all partners

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV