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Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
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Southend University Hospital NHS Trust
Salary period
27/01/2021 23:59

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Staff Nurse - Renal Unit


Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest trusts in the country, serving a population of 1.2 million people. Our newly formed Trust, comprising acute hospital sites at Broomfield in Chelmsford, Basildon and Southend,  is determined to provide the best health services for its local population. We are a well-led, high-performing and innovative organisation working in the best interests of the people we serve.


With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.  


Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.


Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations.  We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.


We  aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.


We will deliver safe and high-quality services and be an employer of choice for our workforce.


We are ‘one team, working together’.


A opportunity has arisen to expand the Renal unit to be able to offer greater capacity for patients to dialyse.

Southend University Hospital Renal Unit is looking for a Registered Nurse The Renal Unit is open Monday-Saturday to provide an Outpatient Dialysis service for patients with advanced kidney disease. The Unit has 28 beds for haemodialysis and consists of a large multi-disciplinary team including Renal Consultants, Nurses, Renographers, Dieticians, Pharmacist, Receptionists, Medical Secretaries, Housekeepers, and a Porter.

As well as haemodialysis, we provide additional services for renal patients including pre-dialysis management, home therapies care, anaemia management, transplant work up and follow up care and dietetic advice. We also work closely with other specialities such as the diabetes service and palliative care teams.

We offer a comprehensive three month training schedule for all new nurses who join our team. The Area: As a place to live, work and enjoy life, Southend has a great deal to offer. The border touches sea, city and countryside with some of England’s prettiest villages and liveliest towns. It is also just under an hour from London making it an ideal base to explore the capital city.

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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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Georgina Pharro
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01702 435555 ext 5251