Bank Community Nurse PCN

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Haywards Heath
£14.53 to £17.69 an hour WTD not included in hourly pay
Closing date
31 Oct 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Nurse to play a key role and join our friendly team within Haywards Heath Primary Care Networks (PCN). We are based centrally in Haywards Heath covering the town and picturesque villages, providing care to those within their own homes.

The Primary Care Networks are groups of practices working together in collaboration with community and other health and care services. PCNs will enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care. Care is organised around individuals' identified needs through collaborative working by service providers to deliver excellent patient care at the heart of the community.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have responsibility for delivering community care to patients, including but not exhaustive of: catheterisation, end of life care, syringe driver management, sub-cut and IM injections, pressure area care and prevention, wound care, and leg ulcer care. You will also be require to attend health and social care meetings, act as an advocate for your patients, be involved in contingency planning for health, assist with supporting self-management and supporting colleagues and students with training needs, supervision and performance and development reviews.

You will be required to support with covering the hours of the service which is 8am-6pm 7 days per week. You will need a full driving licence and access to a car for business use.

The successful candidate will be hard working, flexible, be able to work autonomously as well as part of a wider team, have excellent communication skills, a good sense of humour and a desire to provide a high standard of care to our patients.

You will need to be committed to ongoing professional development and share your learning with others. We seek to continuously improve our service and welcome innovative ideas.

About us

Positive 2022 NHS Staff Survey results? The Care Quality Commission (CQC) rates our quality of services as goodwith outstanding features? Stunning locations in Sussex, surrounded by the South Downs and the coast? A great working environment in the community, in patients' homes and our community hospitals? Excellent training and development opportunities? Real Living Wage Employer, with great rates of pay? Flexible working options, including job sharing, annualised hours, careerbreaks, parental leave and adoption leave? Supportive team environments? Cost-effective and convenient workplace nurseries? Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staffnetworks? Accredited Level 3 Disability Confident Leader, committed to creatinginclusive workplacesOUR VALUESWe encourage and expect all staff to actively promote and adhere to our values inevery aspect of their work.Compassionate careCaring for people in ways we would want for our loved ones.Achieving ambitionsFor patients and service users, colleagues, our teams and our organisation.Working togetherForging strong links with our patients, the public and our health and care partners, sowe can rise to the challenges we face together.Delivering excellenceOur patients and partners deserve nothing less.Why not join an organisation that is inclusive, vibrant and celebrates success?

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main tasks:

a) Holistic assessment and care planning.b) Individualised care and the promotion of self-care.c) Safe and effective review and referral to the appropriate member of themultidisciplinary team.d) Effective delegation and prioritisation of workload.e) Professional development as required to maintain area of practice, and asnegotiated in supervision.f) An awareness of health, safety and security risksg) Engagement in service provision and change.h) Acts as a practice supervisor for staff and students

To deliver high quality care in the community, working with patients towards rehabilitation, self-management and independence throughout the continuum of care.

Person Specification



  • Car Driver
  • Qualified Adult Nurse
  • Experience within Healthcare setting


  • An understanding of the principles of equal opportunities in relation to staff and patients
  • conflict resolution training



  • Hold full UK Driving License



  • Effective written & spoken English
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience within Healthcare setting


  • Catheter Training
  • conflict resolution training
  • End of Life care experience



  • able to work autonomously

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust


Hayworthe Villa

124 New England Road

Haywards Heath

RH16 1DB

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