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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/02/2020.

Band 5 Community Nurse

Job Reference: 150-3745-EAS-F

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Responsive Services
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton and Hove
£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
  • 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

Are you looking to develop your skills and knowledge as a Nurse in the community?

Do you want to be part of team that prevents unnecessary hospital admissions?

Do you want to make a difference to the patient journey and the support they receive?

Do you want to be part of an innovative and forward-thinking organisation?

If the answer is YES then Responsive Services is the team you have been looking for.

Opportunities have arisen within the Responsive Services team in Brighton and Hove for highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. Based at Brighton General Hospital we deliver services across the city of Brighton and Hove within the patients' normal place of residence.

As a Band 5 Nurse you will Join our multidisciplinary team which consists of an Advance Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Community Reablement Assistants and Community Care Assistants. Working collaboratively with our acute Trust and other community services, including third sector organisations, we aim to improve the patient journey and pathways of care and deliver short term intervention, care and support in the community.

Responsive Services delivers the ‘right care at the right time in the right place’ playing a key role in supporting patients' discharge from hospital and community beds and in supporting the patient to stay at home and prevent avoidable admission to hospital.

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offer excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, regular supervision and appraisal, and a commitment to supporting employees in developing their career within the organisation.

You will need a UK driving license and use of a car for business purposes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Reeve

Operational Lead, Responsive Services

0123 242117 option 1, option 2

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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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