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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2021.

Community Sister

Job Reference: 150-EG4758-WST-I

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Zachary Merton Community Hospital, Rustington

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

  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic Community Sisters to join our Arun Primary Care Network (PCN) team based out of Zachary Merton Hospital in Rustington. This an ideal opportunity for an experienced Band 5 nurse looking to develop their clinical and operational skills.

The emerging PCNs are groups of practices working together in collaboration with community and other health and care services. PCNs enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and integrated health and social care.

Our Community Sisters have overall responsibility for designated caseloads, and manage care delivery by the integrated team. The post holders will attend health and social care meetings to discuss complex patients at risk of admission, and devise contingency plans accordingly. They will also be responsible for staff management, including personal development reviews, supervision and staff development. Clinical support will be provided by the Clinical Leads.

If you are patient-centred and committed to delivering high quality care, with excellent clinical and communication 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 discounts and salary sacrifice schemes
  • Free parking at the team’s base

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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Dixon

Team Lead

07825 522096



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