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Staff Nurse - Gardner Ward

Employer
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
St Leonards on sea
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Gardner Ward is an 28 bedded unit specialising in elective bowel, breast and day surgery.

In return for your hard work and dedication, East Sussex Healthcare Trust offers excellent opportunities for career progression and professional development, as well as a personal induction programme, with opportunities for cannulation, venepuncture, TPN and NG feeding as well as many other aspects of surgical nursing.

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, our team is both friendly and supportive, with a strong commitment to providing a high standard of care.

The successful applicant will have recent nursing preferably with experience in the field of surgical nursing. Ideally you will have, a recognised teaching and assessing qualifications, be able to work within a team and have effective communication skills.

We also work closely with the University of Brighton and offer valuable management placements for nursing students.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will have recent nursing preferably with experience in the field of surgical nursing. Ideally you will have, a recognised teaching and assessing qualifications, be able to work within a team and have effective communication skills.

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 me.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

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


Desirable

  • ECDL Qualification


Experience

Essential

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


Desirable

  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to carry out a full range of nursing practice
  • Competent in drug calculation and use of infusion equipment


Desirable

  • Additional skills & knowledge appropriate to specialty
  • Vena puncture/cannulation


Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards on sea

TN37 7RD

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374-SR3544

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