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Community Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 150-HD3704-EAS

Employer:
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Nursing
Location:
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Salary:
£24,214-£30,112 per annum

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

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • 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
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our Community Nursing team in Brighton, based at Brighton General Hospital. We are proud of the quality holistic care we provide to the population of East Brighton and focus on self-management with patients using a proactive care approach. The team work closely with a multidisciplinary network of health, social, and third sector staff including Specialist Nurses, hospitals, hospices and GP surgeries.

This post is ideal for somebody who would like the opportunity to experience community work or develop their interests in the community setting further. The role incorporates the day to day management of patients within the community under the supervision of the Case Manager and Clinical Lead, involving a variety of skills including wound care, continence management, palliative care, health promotion, venepuncture, IV therapy and more. Training will be available and candidates will be supported with an induction and a personal development plan. Full support will be given to those without community experience to gain the necessary skills required. We would also welcome newly qualified nurses who will be fully supported with preceptorship.

So if you are a dynamic and enthusiastic nurse who would like to work in the challenging but hugely rewarding setting of the community this may be the role for you. We are a supportive and forward-thinking team with clinical direction provided by a Clinical Lead, overseen by the Operational Team Lead and Clinical Service Manager for Brighton and Hove.

We offer:

  • A supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continued professional development
  • Commitment to and support for your well being

You must be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team. The team use SystmOne mobile working. You must hold a full driving licence and have the use of a car for work purposes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Karen Hebborn, Operational Team Lead for East Brighton

07712 095419, karen.hebborn@nhs.net

 




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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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