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NHS AfC: Band 5
Fixed term: up to 12 months
Full time: up to 37.5 hours per week
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
Eastbourne DGH
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
27/09/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Operational Support Officer Discharge Hub

NHS AfC: Band 5

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ), access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.



We have an exciting opportunity to join our ESHT discharge hubs as an operational support officer. You will be responsible for capturing actions from our daily discharge meetings, and use the data to produce a daily report. You will play a key role updating actions and liaising with multiple professional groups.

You will be confident using Microsoft Office, especially Excel, flexible to work at either Eastbourne DGH or Conquest Hastings and to participate in a weekend roster.

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Applicant requirements

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Katy Lyne
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General Manager
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