Community Sister - Responsive Services

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust ,
Chichester, West Sussex


Job Description

Are you looking to develop your skills and knowledge as a Senior Nurse in the community? Do you want to be part of team that prevents unnecessary hospital admissions and facilitates hospital discharges? Do you want to make a difference to patients' journeys, supporting and coordinating their care in the community? Do you want to be part of an innovative and forward-thinking organisation? If your answer is YES then Responsive Services is the team you have been looking for. An opportunity has arisen within the Responsive Services team in Brighton and Hove for a highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team. Based at Bicentennial building in Chichester, we deliver services across the Chichester, Midhurst, Pulborough and Selsey areas, and within patients' normal places of residence. As a Senior Nurse you will join our multidisciplinary team which consists of Nurses, Occupational Therapists,Physiotherapists, Therapy Assistants, and Generic Support Workers. 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' discharge from hospital and community beds and supporting patients to stay at home, preventing avoidable admissions to hospital. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offer excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, regular supervision and appraisal, and is committed to supporting employees in developing their career within the organisation. The successful candidate must hold a full UK driving licence, with access to a car for work purposes. For further details / informal visits contact: Team Lead, Kate Woods 07747 717175 Employment Type: FULL_TIME