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Staff Nurse - De Cham Ward
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent: Internal Rotation
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
374-LC2607
Employer
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Conquest Hospital
Town
St Leonards on Sea Hastings
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/08/2021 23:59

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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust logo

Staff Nurse - De Cham Ward

NHS AfC: Band 5

We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work.

At East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ESHT) we provide safe, compassionate and high quality hospital and community care to the half a million people living in East Sussex or visiting our local area. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex with an annual income of £476 million and we are the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive health services are provided by over 7000 dedicated members of staff working from two acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites across East Sussex and in people’s own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the health and care regulator, rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. Our acute hospital at Hastings and our Community Services are also rated ‘Outstanding’. Our acute hospital at Eastbourne is rated ‘Good’. 

In the summer of 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ (BFF) programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals at Eastbourne, Hastings and Bexhill, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.  Our plans are ambitious and include the repair, refurbishment and in some cases expansion of large parts of our hospitals at Bexhill, Eastbourne, and Hastings.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment  in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

In addition to an internal Occupational Health department, all staff at ESHT will also have access to free psychological support through our confidential Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

There has never been a better time to join East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, submit your application today.

 

 

 

Job overview

Conquest Hospital 

De Cham Ward

Staff Nurse- Band 5-
Full Time -37.5 hours per week, Internal Rotation

Salary £24,907 - £30,615 per annum 

Reference:

De Cham is a 28 bedded mixed medical ward; 8 of these beds will be gastroenterology, the remaining beds can be any general medicine and of variable age.

In return for your hard work and dedication, East Sussex Healthcare Trust offers excellent opportunities for career progression and professional development, as well as a personal induction programme, with opportunities for cannulation, venepuncture, TPN and PEG/RIG feeding as well as many other aspects of medical nursing.

Main duties of the job

Whether you are just starting out on your Nursing career, looking for a change of job, working in a Nursing Home or even returning to practice, we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you,  our team is both friendly and supportive, with a strong commitment to providing a high standard of care.

The successful applicant will have recent nursing preferably with experience in the field of acute medical nursing. Ideally you will have, a recognised teaching and assessing qualifications, be able to work within a team and have effective communication skills.

The acute medical patients can present with a variety of problems, such as sepsis and substance misuse.   There is constant interaction between medical and nursing staff, which cultivates a supportive environment. 

We also work closely with the University of Brighton and offer valuable management placements for nursing students. 

 

Working for our organisation

We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by  7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person specification

Essential

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registered
  • Generic Pre Registration Experience in a care environment
Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesCare quality commission - Good

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Su Sparkes
Job title
Matron
Email address
su.sparkes@nhs.net
Telephone number
03001315095
Additional information

If you are looking to work in a busy proactive environment, and wanting a change of direction, where you will be supported and encouraged to develop, both personally and professionally, then please apply to Matron Su Sparkes- Conquest – 03001315095/03001315094, or Ext 735094