District Nurse/Community Sister/Charge Nurse - ANY HOURS
We are delighted to offer the opportunity for Band 6 community nurse/district nurse/charge nurse to join the Haywards Heath PCN Community Nursing Team. The applicant should have vast community nursing experience including all the associated competencies and either the Community Specialist Practice Qualification or Physical Assessment / Case Management modules. Willingness to work towards these will be considered. This role can also be tailored for a developmental role for a Band 5 wanting to progress to a Band 6.
The role includes coordinating and delegating individual patient care by working across boundaries within secondary and social care settings. The role is that of a caseload holder, providing clinical case management for patients with complex health. Assessment and planning of needs, liaising with other professionals. To promote quality of life with support, encourage self management where appropriate, be proactive to prevent unnecessary/ avoidable hospital admissions, or an unnecessary length of hospital stay.
The successful applicant can expect to have an individually planned and supported induction to post with ongoing development covering all the clinical skills required for the role.Main duties of the job In conjunction with other key professionals you will be accountable for a patient caseload and delegate responsibility to other professionals within the multidisciplinary team. To apply assessment of physical, mental and social care needs to provide clinical care and health promoting interventions that help avoid unnecessary hospital admission. To interpret clinical signs and symptoms and diagnostic tests in order to develop a treatment plan and /or treatment in conjunction with medical practitioners as appropriate. Provide advanced clinical advice to the wider healthcare team to improve outcomes of patient care. Enable patients to be as independent as possible facilitating a range of self management strategies. Supervise and support junior staff and students in their learning and development. About us
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
- Over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff members
- Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 10,000 children and adults a day
- July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
- Flexible working patterns offered across all services
- Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
- Accredited Level 3 Disability Confident Leader
SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trust's workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Some of your main duties will include (but not exclusive to)
a) In conjunction with other key professionals you will be accountable for a patient caseload and delegate responsibility to other professionals within the multidisciplinary team.
b) To apply advanced assessment of physical, mental and social care needs to provide clinical care and health promoting interventions that help avoid unnecessary hospital admission.
c) To interpret clinical signs and symptoms and diagnostic tests in order todevelop a treatment plan and /or treatment in conjunction with medicalpractitioners as appropriate. Provide advanced clinical advice to the wider healthcare team to improve outcomes of patient care.
d) Enable patients to be as independent as possible facilitating a range of self management strategies.
Please see the attached job description for full details. Person SpecificationQualificatonsEssential
- Registered General Nurse
- ENB 998/Mentorship Qualification or equivalent
- Post registration study
- Physical Assessment
- Community Specialist Practice Qualification
- Case management
Skills and KnowledgeEssential
- minimum 2 years community experience
- 4 years post registration experience
- Range of clinical skills suitable to community
- Experience of Case Management
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience of Caseload management
- Experience with systm one allocation
Sussex Community NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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