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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/05/2021.

Macmillan Community Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 150-EG5486-WST

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Palliative Care
Midhurst Macmillan Service, Midhurst Community Hospital, Midhurst
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum 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 to join our award-winning service based in the beautiful country town of Midhurst. We are a community-based multidisciplinary team offering specialist palliative care to patients and their families in their homes, in nursing and care homes, and in community hospitals. We work across coastal West Sussex, south east Hampshire, and Guildford and Waverley CCGs, alongside nineteen GP practices.

This is a Bank Post to work alongside the Clinical Nurse Specialists to support our patients with complex palliative needs providing expert psycho-social support, symptom control and financial advice, within the context of the individual's cultural and spiritual needs. We are a friendly team who will welcome and support you.

We are an innovative service and we can offer interventions at home including blood transfusions, IV bisphosphonates, drainage of ascites and subcutaneous fluids to avoid acute admission where appropriate.

We support professional development, continuing education and revalidation, and we participate in audit and research. As we are hosted by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust our staff enjoy the benefits of NHS employment conditions. You will be employed by Staff Direct at the Trust but working your hours with our team. We are flexible in our approach and require Bank Clinical Nurse Specialist to support our team during this busy time.

We participate in a weekend and an out-of-hours rota offering telephone support in the evenings and overnight with pay enhancement commensurate to this to ensure enhanced support to our patients and their families.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Joanna Stuttaford- Joint Service Lead

01730 811121

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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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