Team Lead

08 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced healthcare professional to play a key role in developing the Primary Care Network (PCN) Community team in Arun.

PCN Community teams are multidisciplinary teams combining community nursing and proactive care. PCNs are the core element of a wider system responsible for coordinating care delivery to patients on the caseload. Care is organised around individuals' identified needs through collaborative working by service providers.

The Team Lead provides operational day-to-day management and leadership of the team, ensuring service outcomes and performance indicators are met. The post holder will work in partnership other health and social care providers and be the identified link for a specific GP practice population. The post holder will also be responsible for staff management, clinical governance, driving innovative change, and ensuring a high quality service is delivered to our patients.

The post holder will be an experienced healthcare professional with relevant postgraduate qualifications and a management qualification, or be able to work towards these.

If you are patient-centred, committed to delivering high quality care, have excellent clinical and communication skills, then this is the role for you.

In return we can offer you:
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Commitment to and support for your wellbeing
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to achieve excellence then we would love to hear from you.

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

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 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
  • Team Lead JS & PS ( PDF , 504.9 KB )
  • Team Lead JS & PS ( PDF , 504.9 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )