Community Staff Nurse

23 Feb 2021
23 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Would you like to develop a wide range of nursing skills in a community setting?

The Greater Wealden Primary Care Network (PCN) Community Nursing team are looking for a Community Staff Nurse to join them in Heathfield, covering Heathfield, Uckfield, Buxted and Newick surgeries. The post would suit a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated individual keen to join a busy and well-established community team.

Our community nurses benefit from having many opportunities to develop an excellent skillset and become autonomous practitioners whilst working as part of a team delivering high quality, holistic care to patients in their own homes.

PCNs are an innovative service development involving community nursing, integrating multidisciplinary professionals so health and social care can be delivered seamlessly to those who need it. This enables members of the nursing team to work closely alongside a variety of other professionals and specialists whilst developing a full range of clinical skills.

Applicants will need to have a recognised qualification in Adult Nursing, a driving licence and a car. Prior experience in a community setting is desirable, but training will be provided.

In return we can offer you:
  • Dedicated career pathways, and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • A supportive learning environment
  • Commitment to supporting your wellbeing
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

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 two weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails, including your junk folder, on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically as well; 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
  • Job Description and Peronsal Specification ( PDF , 340.3 KB )
  • Job Description and Peronsal Specification ( PDF , 340.3 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )