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Homeless Person’s Hospital Nurse or Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Community Services
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
363-CHN4615
Site
CM Transitional P Care
Town
Pathway Homeless Team at the Royal London Hospital Whitechapel Rd, London,
Salary
£32,258 - £41,308 per annum HCA inc
Closing
23/01/2019 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

The Pathway Homeless Team works across the Royal London Hospital in-patient and Accident and Emergency Services to provide advocacy, support and quality discharge interventions for homeless clients attending or admitted to the Royal London Hospital. The Homeless Team works in close collaboration with the wider hospital discharge teams.

This is an exciting post for a qualified occupational therapist or nurse (RMN or RGN) to help provide a new model of care for homeless people admitted to The Royal London Hospital. The post holder will work alongside a specialist general practitioner & a Homeless Persons Nursing Practitioner (Advanced Practitioner), a social worker & a senior care navigator to provide additional support to homeless people.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Homeless Team in the enhanced management of homeless people on the wards. The post holder will provide direct support to the Homeless Team, medical & surgical teams, therapists & to Sisters on the wards in discharging their patients in a safe and timely manner. The post holder will work closely with other members of the Homeless Team, specifically the Clinical Lead (GP) & Senior Homeless Persons Practitioner (Advanced Practitioner) who will provide medical support to homeless people.

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Stephanie Wynne, telephone 07810543147, email steve.wynne@nhs.net