Clinical Nurse Lead

Organization: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Brighton and Hove,United kingdom

Job description

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex. 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks Disability Confident Employer – Level 2 Are you an experienced Community Nurse looking for a new challenge? Do you have extensive clinical skills and knowledge in the management of long term conditions in the community? Have you completed the Community Specialist Practitioner (CSP) module, or an equivalent, and are are you looking for a development opportunity to consolidate your learning? Are you passionate about developing Community Nurses to fulfil their potential and deliver excellent evidence-based care to individuals to support the development of the newly formed Primary Care Networks? If the answer is YES then the post of Clinical Nurse Lead is waiting for you. The Brighton and Hove Integrated Primary Care team is based at Brighton General Hospital and provides domiciliary nursing and therapy to the population cared for by Hove's Primary Care Networks. The Clinical Nurse Lead is an exciting and autonomous role supported by the Operational Team Lead and the Practice Development Nurses. It plays a key role in supporting staff to develop and maintain their clinical competency, ensuring teams deliver the right care at the right time to the individuals on the community nursing caseload. The successful candidate will hold a Community Specialist Practitioner or equivalent qualification. They should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills as well as a sound knowledge base linked to advanced physical assessment and treatment planning of individuals with complex comorbidities that require a multidisciplinary approach from the Primary Care Network. The Clinical Nurse Lead will be required to support the Community Nurses and the Primary Care Network partners to coordinate and deliver the care to this cohort of complex patients, ensuring that services wrap around and support them to maintain their health and wellbeing in their normal place of residence. Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust offers excellent learning and development opportunities for all staff, along with regular supervision and appraisal, and is committed to supporting employees in developing their careers within the organisation. For further details / informal visits contact: Nikki Field, Clinical Service Manager, 07880 293600/07791 313573 John McDonald, Operational Manager, 07917 246696 Please note: After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any emails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas. To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.