Staff Nurse - Cuckmere Ward

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Cuckmere is an acute 21 bedded Gastroenterology ward. Patients treated on the ward have a variety of Gastro needs. Such as Crohn's disease, alcoholic hepatitis, Eating Disorders, Mal absorption Disorders, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Gastric cancers and acute Liver diseases. It is also the cohort ward for the Trust for C difficile patients and we have a dedicated area to looking after Bariatric patients.

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.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have recent NHS experience with at least 6 months at Band 5 in the field of acute medical nursing. Ideally you will have, or be willing to undertake a recognised teaching and assessing qualifications be able to work within a team and have effective communication skills.

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.

About us

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.

Job description

Job 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



  • Evidence of diploma level / degree level study
  • Registered General Nurse on the NMC register
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • ECDL Qualification



  • Generic pre-registration experience in a care environment
  • An understanding of the NHS
  • Ability to undertake further training and development


  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting
  • Previous experience of chosen speciality

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