Staff Nurse - Responsive Services

12 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

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 Staff 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 patients' normal places of residence.

As a 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 supporting them to stay at home, preventing avoidable admission to hospital.

SCFT offers excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, regular supervision and appraisal, and a commitment to supporting employees in developing their careers within the organisation.

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

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