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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/01/2020.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 150-HD4142-EAS

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Community Nursing
Lewes Victoria Hospital, Lewes
£21,089-£23,761 pa (pro-rata)

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
  • 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
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

We have an exciting opportunity to offer a motivated individual, working with the Community Nursing team in Lewes.

Supporting the Trust's vision of Communities of Practice, we require a Band 4 Nursing Associate who will work independently under the guidance and direction of the Registered Nurse, to support and deliver a range of clinical activities in line with patients' individual care and treatment plans.

Applicants must have a Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Adult Nursing), as well as excellent clinical, communication and team-working skills. This role would also suit an experienced Band 3 Healthcare Assistant who wishes to progress and is willing to undertake the Foundation Degree.

We offer a comprehensive induction programme and excellent ongoing professional development opportunities.

Your role will include participating in audit, and supporting HCAs and Student Nurses on placement with the team.

A willingness to develop new skills and embrace change is expected. You will need the ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative with sound clinical knowledge and judgement.

Informal visits prior to interview would be welcomed.

Candidates must have a clean driving licence and use of a car for work purposes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sue Town - Community Nursing Operational Manager
07770 475041

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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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