Senior Staff Nurse - Responsive Services

Sussex Community NHS F
Brighton General Hospital, Brighton
Competitive salary
04 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
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

Senior Staff Nurse - 37.5 hours per week

Are you a registered nurse looking for an exciting and proactive team to work in?

Do you aspire to the provision of high standards of care, ensuring your patients have the right care in the right place at the right time?

In which case, the Responsive Services (Including Hospital @ Home and Community IV team) in Brighton and Hove is the place for you!!

Our services focus on avoidable attendances or admissions to the acute hospital, and early supported discharges from the acute hospital. We are committed to the ethos of the best place for patients to be is at home, and provide rapid assessment and short term care, support and treatment, including reablement and assessment longer term care needs.

As a registered Nurse within the services you will have the opportunity work within the urgent community response, community IV and our Hospital at Home teams, providing a wide range of nursing interventions and care, we provide
  • Holistic assessment and care planning for patients with complex health and social care needs,
  • Post-surgical wound care
  • Short term reablement
  • Patient and carer education and support to enable self-care

Our teams are supported by a Practice Development Nurse and an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. You will need to be a car driver, but previous community experience is not necessary. The Trust values, Clinical Supervision and Personal Development Reviews and provides a varied internal training programme alongside external opportunities such as apprenticeship opportunities, and we are proud to be able to provide support for both experienced and newly qualified nurses who feel that this opportunity is for them.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRichard PreeceJob titleTeam LeadEmail addressRichard.preece4@nhs.netTelephone number07717320149

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