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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/04/2021.

Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 150-ES5284-CEN-A

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Hurstpierpoint Health Centre, Hurstpierpoint
£24,907-£30,615 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

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Burgess Hill and Villages Primary Care Network (PCN). We are looking for Community Staff Nurses to join our team covering Burgess Hill, Hurstpierpoint and its surrounding villages.

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing nursing care for patients in their own homes, including tasks such as wound care, medicine administration, diabetic management, end of life care and syringe drivers, along with any other nursing interventions provided by the community team
  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient-centred care plans
  • 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
  • Supporting and coaching students and other junior staff
  • Triaging patients

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 personal development review system in which you are valued as an individual and helped to plan for the future
  • A preceptorship 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 you will need to have a full driving licence and the use of a car for work purposes.

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated and innovative newly qualified or experienced nurse who wants to be part of a dynamic team focused on giving high quality patient-centred care, then we would like to hear from you. Informal visits prior to interview are welcomed.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Penny Gough

Job title: Operational Team Lead

Email address:

Telephone number: 07901 513377 or 01293 610755

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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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