Community Staff Nurse

West Sussex
£24,214-£30,112 pa (pro rata)
16 Oct 2020
12 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Band 5

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for qualified Staff Nurses to work in the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) 5-19 teams in West Sussex, offering support to children, young people and their families.

There are several posts available across West Sussex.

We are looking for individuals who have a strong interest in public health, early intervention, teaching and safeguarding, and who are effective communicators and team players.

You will be working as part of a 5-19 School Nursing team.

We offer a full induction programme, and a mentor to support your probation period. The service offers robust clinical supervision and staff development forums.

You will work closely with the six HCP 0-5 teams across West Sussex, and in partnership with schools, children and family centres, GPs, and the voluntary sector.

SCFT offers excellent support to staff, including training opportunities, e.g. gaining experience prior to applying for the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse course (Health Visitor or School Nurse) at one of our partner universities.

A high degree of flexibility and the ability to work independently are required; applicants must have a valid driving licence and the use of a car available for work.

Full and part time posts available. Flexible working patterns may be available.

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

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download
  • Healthy Child Programme5-19 band 5 Staff Nurse ( PDF , 896.6 KB )
  • Job description and person specification ( PDF , 896.5 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )