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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2021.

Senior Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 150-RT5235-EAS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community IV Therapy
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton

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

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse to join our Brighton and Hove Community IV Therapy team. The post would suit an experienced Band 5/6 nurse who would like to further develop their community nursing and IV therapy skills.

Community experience is desirable, but not essential as full induction and training will be provided.

The team provides care for patients with long term vascular access devices/chemotherapy pumps and patients discharged from hospital requiring ongoing IV antimicrobial therapy, and also handles GP referrals for hospital admission avoidance. The service operates seven days a week, 8am to 6pm, and the successful candidate will be expected to work weekends on a rotational basis and coordinate the caseload.

As the team covers a large geographical area, applicants must be car drivers with access to a vehicle for work purposes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRichard PreeceJob titleActing Lead for Hospital@Home and Brighton and Hove IV teamsEmail addressrichard.preece4@nhs.netTelephone number07717 320149

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