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Staff Nurse-IV Therapy Team/ Responsive Services

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
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22/10/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


Are you looking to develop your skills and knowledge as a 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 this may just be the opportunity you have been waiting for!!


Brighton & Hove Responsive Services & the IV Therapy Team are collaborating with an opportunity to work for not 1, but for 2 great teams. 6 monthly rotations between the teams, enabling practitioners to gain skills and confidence in both areas.

Based at Brighton General Hospital we deliver services across the city of Brighton and Hove within the patient’s normal place of residence and clinic settings.

 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, 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 & IV Therapy Team 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 support the patient to stay at home and prevent avoidable admission to hospital

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offer excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, regular supervision and appraisal and a commitment to support employees in developing their career within the organisation.

We are a Living Wage EmployerCommitted to being an Inclusive EmployerStonewall Diversity ChampionApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employer

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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