Staff Nurse - Roding Ward

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 a year Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Are you wanting to pursue a career in Cardiology nursing practice?We are looking for a forward thinking proactive Staff Nurse to join us on Roding Ward. Roding Ward is our Cardiac Care Unit that incorporating a high dependency unit for patients requiring acute cardiology care

We welcome applications from current Staff Nurses and Student Nurses with an interest in Cardiology.

Roding Ward is based in the Essex Cardiothoracic Centre on the Basildon Hospital site and is the base for the Essex Heart Attack Service covering Essex, Suffolk and London borders.

It is an exciting area to work, managing patients requiring cardiac intervention procedures, device implants and arrhythmia management.

Main duties of the job

In your new role you will have the unique opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in a supportive environment with a dedicated practice facilitator in post as part of the established ward team.

The cardiac centre has also devised its own development program supporting nurses, new to cardiology, making opportunities available to you to undertake further studies within the trust and the affiliated university.It is the commitment, professionalism and dedication of staff working for the benefit of the people the NHS serves which really makes the difference. So if you are willing to go the extra mile to make patients feel important and always ensure that your colleagues are valued then we would like you to apply now.

Your role will be to provide and maintain the highest possible standard of nursing care for the patients and their families by ensuring that an ongoing welcoming, caring and safe environment is provided for the patients.

You will be assessing, developing and implementing patient care plans whilst evaluating care given, ensuring all documentation is completed accurately, and giving and receiving patient centred handovers.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Are looking for a new challenge or for a start in Cardiology Nursing then we want to hear from you?

Please see the attached Job Description for further details of this role.

Person Specification



  • 1st or 2nd level registration
  • Student nurse due to complete nurse training within 12 months


  • Post registration experience within coronary care/cardiology or acute medicine setting.
  • IV competencies
  • Placement as a student nurse in coronary care/cardiology or ED setting
  • Post registration professional development



  • Well completed application
  • Good supportive evidence including current experience
  • Reason for applying for the role



  • Interest in all aspects of cardiology nursing.
  • Evidence of working in multidisciplinary team/acute ward setting
  • Evidence of clinical knowledge/clinical skills


  • Evidence of career development i.e. enhanced skills/further study
  • Evidence of supporting other staff i.e. mentorship/supervision



  • Professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent written communication in application
  • Reflects on own clinical practice i.e. prioritizing care/compassion
  • Identifies their contribution to the team


  • Conflict resolution skills

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