Flow Coordinator

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

There has never been a better time to join the acute medical unit at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). We currently have an exciting opportunity for a flow coordinator to join our team.

So who are we looking for?

Are you organised, dynamic and love a fast pace?  We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the AMU Team!

We are looking for a Flow Coordinator, to be responsible for effectively and efficiently managing the use of beds within the acute medical unit (AMU) and the same day emergency care (SDEC) you will be able to manage your own workload to achieve efficient flow from the emergency department (ED), working to help drive the national performance targets for emergency care and simultaneously keeping flow from the GP admitting area to the acute medical unit.

You will also be responsible for ensuring that patients move across the hospital to the speciality area that they require. Effective communication skills are essential, as you will be liaising with multiples members of the multi disciplinary teams.

You will be enthusiastic, a real team player and have the ability to keep calm when working in a high pressured environment.

We are one of England’s largest acute teaching trusts and we have worked hard as a Trust to improve the efficiency of our services.  We have recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked:

  • fifth in the country for staff engagement.
  • top ten for staff feeling happy with the standard of care provided.
  • top 20% for staff would recommend the trust as a place to work.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London.  The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.

The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

The closing date for applicants is 27th September

The interview date is 7th October

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return.  To find out more please visit our website:


http://www.discoversouthampton.co.uk/   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy

https://www.uhs-vle.co.uk/   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS

http://www.youtube.com/user/SouthamptonHospitals   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes.  This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited.  UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible.   UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the  Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:


The Trust is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789
Web: http://careers.uhs.nhs.uk/

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14 September 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton
Salary: £21,089 - £23,761 pa GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Administration
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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