Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). The Trust is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’. The Living Wage rate is currently £825 per hour. It is reviewed annually in line with the cost of living.
The Coastal West Sussex IV Therapy Service have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic RGN to join our team. Our nurses are experts in the delivery of IV medication and in the management of patients with Venous Access Devices. The service supports hospital discharges for patients requiring IV therapy treatments in the community and facilitates GP referrals to avoid hospital admissions.
You will form part of our small, friendly team based in Worthing and covering Southwick, Shoreham, Lancing, Worthing, Littlehampton, Henfield, Steyning & Storrington. As well as delivering IV therapy to patients in their own homes you will also be working in our designated IV clinics at various locations within our region.
We are looking for a dynamic nurse with experience in IV administration, excellent communication skills, an aptitude for caseload and time management, and a desire to deliver the best service possible for our patients. In return for your dedication, we can offer comprehensive support and training in this community nursing specialty. SCFT offers excellent proffessional development opportunities and post-registration education, and where talent is identified, career coaching is offered.
You will need a UK Driving License and use of a car for business purposes.
Staff who work for Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and are at risk of redundancy will be given priority consideration for this vacancy
For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal visits are encouraged. To arrange this or to chat about the post please contact Michael Turner (CNS IV Therapy) on ( Phone number removed ) or Helena Mancey (Senior Nurse IV Therapy) on ( Phone number removed )
This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.
If you are selected for interview you will be contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date.
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If you are successful in your application you will be expected to attend the Trust's Corporate Induction which takes place at Brighton General Hospital. This gives you an opportunity to meet other colleagues starting at the same time and provide you with information on the Trust, its values and mission. Start dates will be made available to you during the selection process.
Please note that appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point (dependent on experience) unless confirmed otherwise by the HR Recruitment Team.
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