Staff Nurse - Stroke Unit

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

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Job summary

Eastbourne District General Hospital

Cardiovascular Medicine
Stroke Unit
Staff Nurses

Band 5, 37.5 hours per week, Internal Rotation

Permanent Posts- plus UP TO 12 months Fixed Term/Secondment opportunity
We are looking for experienced nurses in General Nursing and some experience in Stroke Nursing would be an advantage to join our team you will share your knowledge and experience with the ward. 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.

We are a 39 bedded Stroke Unit providing care for both Hyper-acute and acute stroke patients. Thrombolysis is an integral part of stroke care within the units and is available 24 hours over seven days a week.

Main duties of the job

We will provide a supportive atmosphere, mentorship training, clinical support and supervision on the ward and we are committed to professional development of all staff. Team working is an integral part of this ward with all staff are enabled and empowered to make a real difference for their patients. You will need to be well motivated and committed to high standards of patient care and to your personal professional development.

We offer:

Revalidation Support/Regular Appraisals

Educational support - courses to enhance both clinical and leadership skills

Career Progression for all.

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



  • Generic pre-registration experience in a care environment
  • Ability to undertake further training and development
  • Knowledge of quality, audit and research


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



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


  • ECDL Qualification

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