Associate Practitioner

University Hospital Southampton

Job overview

Are you looking for a new career challenge ?  Are you looking for a job where no two days are ever the same? Come and join our dynamic and friendly team. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time band 4 associate practitioner to work in our surgical discharge lounge based at Southampton General Hospital. The surgical discharge lounge operates from 10:00 – 18.00 Monday to Friday. 

We are looking for a pro-active, engaged and committed individual to run our surgical discharge lounge. The post  holder will be responsible for providing the ward teams with support when planning for and discharging our patients. You will be required to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team to achieve a safe, efficient and timely discharge of our patients. This role is supported by the care group management team (CGMT).

Working for our organisation

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

At UHS we are committed to providing a flexible working environment. We believe that it benefits everyone if we achieve a positive work-life balance. Whether you are balancing family, study or your wellbeing with your career, we want to support you so you can help our patients.

We’re proud to have been voted in the Top Five acute Trusts for our commitment to supporting our staff to achieve work-life balance.

UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme and life insurance.

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