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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/07/2020.

Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 150-AD3941-CEN-A

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Horsham Communities of Practice, Rose Wing, Horsham Hospital, Hurst Road, Horsham
£24,907 - £30,615 per ann

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered General Nurse/Community Staff Nurse to play a key role in developing the Horsham Communities of Practice and Primary Care Networks in Horsham and the surrounding villages.

The emerging Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are groups of practices working together in collaboration with community and other health and care services. PCNs will enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care. Care is organised around individuals' identified needs through collaborative working by service providers to deliver excellent patient care at the heart of the community.

The post holder will have responsibility for delivering community care to patients including end of life care, will attend health and social care meetings to discuss complex patients at risk of admission, be involved in contingency planning for health, and assist with self-management.

The post holder will also be responsible for staff management including appraisal, supervision and staff development.

If you are patient-centred, committed to delivering high quality care, and have excellent nursing care skills, a “can do” attitude and a desire to be the best, then this is the job for you.

In return we can offer you:

  • Flexible working patterns
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Commitment to and support for your wellbeing
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemes, including childcare vouchers

If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to achieve excellence then we would love to hear from you.

Some weekend working will be required, and you will need a full driving licence and access to a car for business purposes - please include this on your application.

For further details / informal visits contact:Clinical Lead Helen Taylor helen.taylor29@nhs.netJob titleApplication telephone07879 431568



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