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District Nurse Specialist Practitioner

NHS AFC Band 6

Main area
Nursing & Midwifery
NHS AFC Band 6
Full and Part time hours
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Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
26/10/2017 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


We are recruiting additional full and part time District Nurses to work as part of the growing and developing Community Nursing Service covering the Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford localities.

We are seeking experienced nurses with the Specialist Practitioner District Nursing qualification who are able to demonstrable clinical, management and leadership qualities and apply their knowledge of current best practice and the emerging evidence base for district and community nursing.

You will be responsible for managing a clinical caseload and day to day co-ordination of a team of Staff Nurses, HCA’s and support staff to ensure seamless delivery of high quality, safe and effective clinical care and support. This will include receiving referrals, carrying out assessments, deciding the most appropriate pathway, liaising with other ESHT, Adult Social Care and partner providers.

Our busy and dynamic Community Nursing Services are central to the transformation agenda for Health and Social Care in East Sussex. You will actively participate alongside the Integrated Locality Team Manager, Lead Nurses and other Health and Social Care professionals in the continuing implementation and development of Integrated Locality Teams. You must be able to travel in-between sites independently in a timely manner.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Keith Hughes, Integrated Locality Manager on 07980 902297 or one of the locality lead nurses -
Sue Stone 0797 2241913 / Alison Smith 07717 854159

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 3528