Stroke Coordinator

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Job ref
Frimley Park Hospital
£27,893 - £37,259 pa incl HCAS
23/11/2017 23:59

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire  - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.

Stroke Services across Surrey are changing and Frimley Park Hospital has been recognised as one of three units providing Hyper Acute Stroke Care in Surrey. As a result we will now provide stroke care to the communities Frimley Health serves in Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire. Frimley Park Hospital have a 12 bedded Hyper Acute Stroke unit and a 16 bedded Acute stroke unit.

Frimley Park Hospital has a well-deserved reputation for good quality stroke care and we have consistently achieved excellent outcomes for our patients. We have been recognised as providing one of the best stroke services in Surrey (SSNAP Organisational and Clinical Audits rating ‘A’). Stroke is a strategic priority for the Trust as we believe our patients deserve the very best.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative professional to complement the current team of four Stroke coordinators to help us continue to deliver a high performing service 24/7. The successful applicant will work alongside our extensive multidisciplinary team and will have close links with neuroradiology. Our thrombectomy provider is St George’s University Hospital, London and we are their largest external referrer for thrombectomy. The successful applicant will participate in referral and transfer of patients to St George’s hospital. The post holder will contribute to all aspects of stroke care including ED, hyper-acute, acute, rehabilitation, TIA clinics and GP referrals. We also having a growing research portfolio and encourage applicants with an interest in research and education.

So if you’re looking for a fantastic place to work and you share our values of being committed to excellence, working together and facing the future, then please apply.

Interview date: 04/12/2017

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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

Ailsa Hutchings Stroke Nurse Consultant 01276 604085 bleep 458
Dee Carter Matron for Cardiology and Stroke
01276 603729 bleep 838

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