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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/03/2020.

Clinical Nurse Lead

Job Reference: 150-HD4243-EAS

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Nursing
Location:
Brighton and Hove
Salary:
£37,570-£43,772 per annum

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Are you an experienced Community Nurse looking for a new challenge?

Do you have extensive clinical skills and knowledge in the management of long term conditions in the community?

Have you completed the Community Specialist Practitioner (CSP) module, or an equivalent, and are are you looking for a development opportunity to consolidate your learning?

Are you passionate about developing Community Nurses to fulfil their potential and deliver excellent evidence-based care to individuals to support the development of the newly formed Primary Care Networks?

If the answer is YES then the post of Clinical Nurse Lead is waiting for you.

The Brighton and Hove Integrated Primary Care team is based at Brighton General Hospital and provides domiciliary nursing and therapy to the population cared for by Hove's Primary Care Networks.

The Clinical Nurse Lead is an exciting and autonomous role supported by the Operational Team Lead and the Practice Development Nurses. It plays a key role in supporting staff to develop and maintain their clinical competency, ensuring teams deliver the right care at the right time to the individuals on the community nursing caseload.

The successful candidate will hold a Community Specialist Practitioner or equivalent qualification. They should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills as well as a sound knowledge base linked to advanced physical assessment and treatment planning of individuals with complex comorbidities that require a multidisciplinary approach from the Primary Care Network. The Clinical Nurse Lead will be required to support the Community Nurses and the Primary Care Network partners to coordinate and deliver the care to this cohort of complex patients, ensuring that services wrap around and support them to maintain their health and wellbeing in their normal place of residence.

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offers excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, along with regular supervision and appraisal, and is committed to supporting employees in developing their careers within the organisation.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nikki Field, Clinical Service Manager

nikki.field@nhs.net, 07880 293600/07791 313573

John McDonald, Operational Manager

john.mcdonald7@nhs.net, 07917 246696

 

 




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