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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/04/2021.

Community Sister/Charge Nurse/District Nurse

Job Reference: 150-EG5335-WST-A

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Midhurst Hospital, Midhurst
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)

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

Community Sister/Charge Nurse/District Nurse - 15 hours per week

Are you currently an experienced Band 5 Nurse looking to develop your clinical and operational skills, and thinking about a Band 6 role within a Community Nursing team? Or are you an existing Band 6 Nurse looking for new challenges?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Community Nursing team in Midhurst/Pulborough for an experienced registered nurse looking to move from a Band 5 to a Band 6 position, as well as those looking to undertake the Community Specialist Practitioner course and those who have previously completed the course.

We encourage applications from enthusiastic individuals looking for the opportunity to commence a development plan to support their transition into a Band 6 nursing role within the community nursing environment.

Applicants will need to have advanced nursing skills and knowledge. A prior understanding of community nursing is essential, and a willingness to continue your professional development is key.

You will be required to manage a designated caseload, support and direct junior team members in all aspects of care delivery, and take a lead role in the day to day management of the team, including teaching and educational activities. In return you will receive one-to-one support, tailored to your developmental needs.

You will need to be a car driver and have access to a vehicle for work.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Valerie MacDonald - Operational Team Lead


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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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