In-Reach Practitioner

£31,365 - £37,890
07 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
NHS AfC: Band 6

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

Job Advert In-Reach Practitioner - Band 6

As a newly created Patient Flow Centre (PFC) we have increased opportunities to enhance services, ensuring we provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes. For our staff this means they can experience a wide and varied career within the one organisation. We offer a real commitment to supporting your career in an environment where your skills and ideas are valued, where you are supported in developing your full potential and where your individual contribution is recognised, respected and rewarded.

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working within a team?

Do you like working at a fast pace and want to make a positive contribution to the patient experience?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of In-Reach Practitioner. This role is fundamental in supporting patient flow throughout the trust and maximising bed capacity and includes a process to enable a thorough assessment of referrals. In turn this will ensure the correct pathway for patients to receive a smooth transition from acute hospitals or home

We are looking for enthusiastic, driven and motivated individuals to complement our existing team. Excellent communication skills and IT literacy are essential for the role.

The main focus of this role will include clinical triage for patient referrals, working closely with acute hospitals and making a valued contribution to the overall patient experience.

We can offer full or part-time hours.

For further details please contact:

Deborah Regan

Mobile: 07826891872

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download
  • In-Reach Practitioner ( PDF , 299.1 KB )
  • In_reach Practitioner ( PDF , 299.1 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )

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