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Acute Abdominal Surgery and Medicine
Band 5
Full Time / Part Time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Sussex County Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
24/02/2019 23:59
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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Level 9A is a 58 bedded digestive diseases ward. We are a mixed surgical /gastroenterology ward caring for patients with a multitude of disorders of the gut and accessory organs. We have patients with simple problems such as appendectomy to patients requiring oesphagectomy. We treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease and those with liver and pancreatic failure as well as those with more simple problems such as choleycystitis.

The majority of our patients are emergency admissions and we also take step down patients from ITU & HDU. Because we care, we have invested in our staff and ensure optimal nurse staffing levels to ensure you have the time to care for your patients and it’s not just our patients that are well cared for – it is you as well.

We have a team of senior nurses who are committed to teaching, training and educating. The next three years are going to be very exciting, we have an ambitious service plan that includes participation by all as part of your own personal and professional growth, we are a multi-disciplinary team and you will learn and grow as much as you want to.

Level 9A is not just a great place to start your career as a newly qualified band 5 nurse, it is also a great place if you are looking for a new challenge or a change in direction. You will be exposed to a wealth of learning opportunities with our links with Brighton University and our comprehensive Band 5 competency programme. We have a fantastic team of nurses who are always willing to impart knowledge and show you how to deliver care at a high standard.

So what are you waiting for? Come and join our team and be part of our family and you will have the career of a lifetime

  • Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.
  • Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)
  • We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.
  • If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.
  • We are proud to be able to offer a variety of flexible working options and contracts. For further information please refer to the Flexible Working for Registered Nurses document which is attached to this advert.



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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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Sam Harden   Telephone 01273 696955  Ext 7224


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01444 448692 / 448616