• This post is only open to internal applicants.

Patient Flow Manager

Band 5

Main area
Division E - Paediatrics
Band 5
Fixed Term Contract/Secondment (6 months)
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrooke's Hospital-Divison E
£22,128 - £28,746 p.a. pro rata
21/01/2018 23:59



Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 Patient Flow Manager within Paediatric Services at Cambridge University Hospitals on a fixed term contract for 6 months.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and well organised person to work as a bed manager in an extremely fast paced moving environment. Dedicated to delivering a high standard of care you will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and develop your skills and knowledge.

The post holder will have excellent communication skills, be able to co-ordinate and collate real time information on current and predicted bed availability and facilitate the effective use of acute Paediatric hospital and hostel wide bed capacity.

The post holder will work independently, using their own initiative and judgment. This role is central to the flow of patients within the Division and meeting the national waiting times for the emergency department and elective patients.

The successful candidate will have a sound and effective decision making skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

This post will include evening and weekend working hours.

Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this post as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.

The closing date for this post will be the 21st January 2018.

Interviews are due to be held on the 1st February 2018.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Committed to disability confidentCare quality commission - Good

Applicant requirements

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.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Peter Fewtrell, Divisional Support Manager, on 01223 348659 or peter.fewtrell@addenbrookes.nhs.uk