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Staff Nurse - A&E Conquest

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
St Leonards-on-Sea
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are very busy Emergency Department, treating on average 50,000 patients a year. We are looking for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our pro-active and dynamic team.

Every day we value great team work and respect, making sure our patients come first, delivering safe and high quality care, being responsible and accountable and ensuring everyone's contribution counts.

This is both an extremely exciting opportunity and time for new staff to join us on our journey towards outstanding. We have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner service and we are keen to grow our own workforce and watch our staff progress into autonomous roles such as Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Nurse Practitioners. Our amazing Emergency Nurse Practitioners Service which sees approx. 25% of all our attendances, We have a range of different skilled adult nurses and dedicated paediatric nurses who are all enthusiastic to share their vast experience and knowledge with you. The Head of Nursing, Matrons, Sister & Charge Nurses also work clinically to ensure high quality care is delivered to our patients and that staff are continually supported in all areas. We have also developed welfare teams so there is always somebody to listen and support you.

Main duties of the job

To participate within the multi-disciplinary team in delivering appropriate safe patient care in a timely fashion working towards the role of Team Leader providing clinical expertise ensuring the delivery of appropriate safe patient care.

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We are welcoming highly motivated, caring, enthusiastic and innovative individuals to come and join our exciting and dynamic nursing teams. We welcome informal visits so please contact one of us to arrange a telephone conference, or visit, to discuss the exciting opportunities we have to offer. We would be able to offer part time hours however all vacancies are internal rotation.

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 (CQC), 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 see the Job Description and Person Specification 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 chosen speciality
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting



  • Basic Life Support
  • Competent in drug calculation and use of infusion equipment
  • Basic IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards-on-Sea

TN37 7RD

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