District Nurse/Caseload Manager

£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)
14 Jan 2021
11 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Band 6

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 currently an experienced Band 5 Nurse looking to develop your clinical and operational skills, and thinking about a Band 6 role within a Community Nursing team? Or are you an existing Band 6 Nurse looking for new challenges?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Community Nursing team in Lewes for an experienced Registered Nurse looking to move from a Band 5 to Band 6 position, as well as those looking to undertake the Community Specialist Practitioner course and those who have previously completed the course.

We encourage applications from enthusiastic individuals looking for the opportunity to commence a development plan to support the transition into a Band 6 nursing role within the community nursing environment.

Applicants will need to have advanced nursing skills and knowledge. A prior understanding of community nursing is essential and a willingness to continue your professional development is key.

You will be required to manage a designated caseload, support and direct junior team members in all aspects of care delivery, and take a lead role in the day to day management of the team, including teaching and educational activities. In return you will receive one-to-one support, tailored to your developmental needs.

You will need to be a car driver and have access to a vehicle for work.

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
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  • Person specification ( PDF , 185.8 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )