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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/11/2020.

Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 150-AD4904-EAS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community nursing
Grove House, Southview Road, Crowborough

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

We're looking for a Community Staff Nurse to join our Community Nursing team in Crowborough. The team covers both town and rural practice populations across the Ashdown Forest, Crowborough, Wadhurst and Mayfield.

Our team works closely with our linked GP partners, social services, specialist nurses and local hospices to deliver excellent care in the community. We are well supported by a Trust which understands community nursing and delivers adult nursing care to patients across Sussex.

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Visiting patients in their own homes and providing nursing care. This will usually mean working alone, although you will have support from a well-established and experienced team in Crowborough.
  • Carrying out nursing interventions such as wound care, medicine administration, diabetic management, IV drug administration, end of life care and syringe drivers, along with any other nursing interventions provided by the community team.
  • Documenting all interventions and relevant information on our electronic patient record system (SystmOne).
  • Supporting the caseload managers in ensuring the smooth running of the office and the team.

What we can offer you:

  • An environment in which learning is encouraged and supported.
  • Help to develop skills and competencies via training and practice-based learning.
  • An effective appraisal system in which you are valued as an individual and helped to plan for the future with the organisation.
  • A perceptorship programme when you join the Trust to help you integrate.
  • Clinical supervision to encourage reflective practice.
  • The chance to become part of a wonderful team of people who look after one another and have a culture of kindness.

You must be able to travel around the Trust in a timely manner, so must have a full driving licence and the use of a car for work purposes.

Informal visits prior to interview are welcomed.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTina SimmonsJob titleOperational Team LeadEmail addresstina.simmons@nhs.netTelephone number01892 337242 ext. 2188Additional contact information

07767 797232


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