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Sister/Charge Nurse- Pevensey Day Unit

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Sister/Charge Nurse- Band 6- Full time - 37.5hours per week

We are looking to recruit a Sister/Charge Nurse to our Team on Pevensey Day Unit which provides treatments to Haematology Oncology patients. The day area has 18 chair/bed spaces caring predominately for patients receiving Haematology and Oncology treatments and is currently open from 0800 -1800 Monday to Friday. The Unit uses the Chemocare electronic prescribing system and has implemented an electronic diary system of booking patient appointments.

You should be a 1st level RGN, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and hold ENB 998/Mentorship level 2 or equivalent. Four years post registration experience is desirable and two years SACT (Systemic Anti Cancer Treatments) experience at Band 5 is essential.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be expected to function effectively under pressure without compromising basic standards of care and professionalism. You will be a role model for the team and will be committed to mentoring and developing junior nurses. Excellent organisational skills and communication are key in this area and you will work closely with the whole multidisciplinary team.

In return we will offer you excellent managerial support and commitment to your personal professional development.

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



  • Qualified RGN/RN/RSCN with active NMC Registration
  • Educated to degree level supplemented by diploma level specialist training or relevant equivalent training and experience
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Diploma Professional practice or working towards this Qualification
  • NVQ Assessor Award (D32/33/AI)



  • Substantial post registration experience at band 5
  • Experience of working autonomously and managing a caseload


  • Computer and keyboard skills
  • Experience of teaching and presentation skills



  • Awareness of current professional and research and practice issues
  • Demonstrate enhanced skills within relevant speciality
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Statutory requirements and code of conduct of the NMC.
  • Demonstrate understanding of professional requirements in line with revalidation.


  • Previous experience of working within the NHS
  • Demonstrate evidence for developing innovative practice

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne DGH

Kings Drive


BN21 2UD

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