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Staff Nurse Responsive Services

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Nightingale Centre
Haywards Heath
£23,023 - £29,608 PA
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 Responsive Services is the team you have been looking for.

Opportunities have arisen within the Responsive Services Team in the Central Area of West Sussex for highly-skilled, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. We have bases at Mid Sussex, Horsham and Crawley

As a nurse you will Join our Multidisciplinary Team which consists of an  Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists,  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 discharged 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.

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

Staff who work for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and are at risk of redundancy will be given priority consideration for this vacancy.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Clinical Service Managers Emma Vaughan

 Peter Scholes

If you have problems applying, contact

01273 696011 ext3539