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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Clinical Nurse Lead

Job Reference: 150-EG4996-WST

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Community Nursing
Location:
Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital, Bognor Regis
Salary:
£38,890-£44,503 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

The Regis Community Primary Care Network (PCN) team are looking for an experienced community nurse who can lead and support a clinical team delivering care to patients in their own homes.

You will need:

  • Extensive clinical skills and knowledge in the management of long term conditions in the community
  • Evidence of qualifications that support advanced clinical practice
  • A passion to develop community nurses to fulfil their potential and deliver excellent evidence-based care to individuals
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with a multidisciplinary team and support the development of PCNs

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 qualification or its equivalent. 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 PCN. The Clinical Nurse Lead will be required to support the community nurses and the PCN 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.

The Regis Community PCN team are based at Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital. There is free parking on site.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jolene Taylor-Smith-Team Lead

jolene.taylor-smith@nhs.net

07768 921535




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