System Capacity and Flow Manager

Brighton and Hove
06 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 8a

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are looking for a motivated and experienced professional with the relevant knowledge and commitment to join our team as a System Capacity and Flow Manager and provide excellent clinical leadership.

This role is fundamental to managing the Patient Flow team that works within the Discharge Hub based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital.

As an expert in discharge and patient flow, you will have an integral role within the Discharge Hub, supporting with the coordination of hospital discharge into community beds.

The role involves managing and coordinating a wide range of complex and competing priorities in regards to providing safe and effective discharge planning, and you will be working closely with adult social care and other external partners.

The role will also require you to deputise for the Senior Hospital Discharge Hub Coordinator as required, which will include leading on touchpoint calls and chairing MADE events, so excellent communication skills and knowledge of national patient flow drivers are essential for the role.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

Documents to download
  • System Capacity & Flow Manager JD ( PDF , 470.3 KB )
  • System Capacity & Flow Manager PS ( PDF , 470.3 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )