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Staff Nurse - Bexhill Irvine Unit

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

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We have an exciting opportunity to expand our workforce across our Intermediate Care Services at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. These cover Bexhill Irvine RehabilitationUnit a 54 bedded unit, Rye Memorial Care Centre a 19 bedded unit and Milton Grange with 27 beds. The Irvine Unit is supported by 2 ward based Doctors and a consultant, while Rye Memorial and Milton Grange are supported by local GP's. We deliver excellent patient care in a challenging and motivational workplace. Our aim is to maximise patient care using all resources available, reducing the length of stay and maintain patient flow. We achieve this by holding a daily board round encompassing all multi-disciplinary teams to establish the needs of the patient, management plans and safe discharges. We provide care and rehabilitation for a wide range of medical conditions to include Stroke, Orthopaedic and general medicine.

The ESHT Rehabilitation strategy is focused on improving the quality and performance of our acute and community services to deliver high quality rehabilitation across East Sussex. This is a dynamic and changing environment, and the strategy is working to support our staff, teams and the organisation as a whole to make meaningful changes that bring about improvements in rehabilitation for the benefit of our population.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated registered nurses with good interpersonal skills who work well in a team environment, are highly committed.You will need to be able to work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. We can offer you a friendly, welcoming and supportive team. Opportunities for career progression and excellent training programmes within intermediate care. We work closely with the university of Brighton and offer placements for nursing students while also supporting overseas nurses. We are committed to professional development of all our staff. Team working is an integral part of this position all our staff are enabled and empowered to make a real difference for their patients.

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



  • 1st level Registered Nurse - Diploma or Degree



  • Generic Pre Registration Experience in an acute care setting
  • Demonstrate application of theory to practice


  • Experience in a hospital environment
  • Experience of chosen speciality

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Bexhill Irvine Unit

Hollier's Hill


TN40 2DZ

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