Nurse Assessor

Brighton, UK
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
NHS AfC: Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 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 for an experienced Staff Nurse with excellent assessment and communication skills to join the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust, System Capacity & Flow Team in Brighton and Hove as an Assessor. The main focus of the role will be assessing people on a needs-led basis who have been referred for a rehabilitation bed. These assessments take place both within the hospital, on the wards to support discharge and in the community, to prevent unnecessary admission to hospital.

The role will also involve liaising with the Registered Managers of the homes supporting Brighton and Hove City Beds, ensuring that the Registered Managers are fully informed of the person's needs prior to acceptance and agreeing their admission.

You will be well supported by the senior clinicians within the team, and learning opportunities are in place for your continued professional development.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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