Community Staff Nurse

Crowborough, UK
19 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

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 to work in our Community Nursing team in Crowborough, East Sussex. We are proud of the quality holistic care we provide to the population of Crowborough and its outlying villages and support the team to achieve excellent care at the heart of the community, focusing on self-management with patients using a proactive care approach. The team work closely within a multidisciplinary network of Specialist Nurses, hospitals, hospices and GP surgeries, comprising of health, social, and third sector staff.

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 High Weald Lewes and Havens.

We offer:
  • A supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continued professional development
  • Commitment to and support for your wellbeing

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.

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.

Documents to download
  • Community Practitioner JD
  • B5 Community Practitioner PS
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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