Clinical Nurse Lead

Recruiter
SUSSEX COMMUNITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
Location
Chichester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1243761139
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Band 7

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


Responsive Services is a multidisciplinary team providing a 7 day service between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm. It provides:
  • A rapid response to people in the community who are experiencing acute episodes of ill-health
  • A supported discharge service to facilitate timely hospital discharges
  • Short term support for people who require assistance with activities of daily living
  • A rehabilitation service including a range of therapies

The service is looking for a Band 7 Clinical Nurse Lead to provide clinical leadership to the nurses within the team. The emphasis will be on providing clinical expertise and governance to the patients under the care of the team. You will be expected to support skill development of both qualified and unqualified team members, and keep clinical practice up to date and to a high standard. The post holder will need to have experience of working within a variety of clinical settings, particularly the community.

As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to:
  • Receive support from other nursing colleagues, and the OT and Physio Clinical Leads
  • Receive supervision from a Senior Manager
  • Participate in the in-service learning programme
  • Develop specialist areas of practice, relevant to the team
  • Participate and assist in the implementation of the Calderdale Framework
  • Supervise and support development of other staff outside of your professional group
  • Develop skills beyond the usual scope of practice of your profession
  • Assist in shaping future clinical practice of the nursing team


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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