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Staff Nurse

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We welcome applications from those who currently hold a UK NMC registration. If you currently hold an overseas nursing qualification and require sponsorship we are not currently direct hiring Internationally Qualified Nurses.

An exciting part-time or full-time permanent position opportunity has arisen within within the C5 Acute Medical and Endocrine Ward at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The role, requires an excellent, keen learner who is credible and up for a challenge in delivering compassionate care that ensures patient safety and dignity.

This will be a great opportunity to work in the most modern building in the NHS.

Newly qualified welcome!

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of a team to provide an effective, safe environment of care for individual patients, their relatives and carers.

About us

Join us atUHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached file for further details in job description and person specification.
  • Provides effective, safe, evidence based patient care 1n accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Conduct
  • Adheres to NMC code of conduct
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates individualised evidence based patient care
  • Works in accordance with ward philosophy and nursing model
  • Effectively processes admissions & transfers and plans discharges in accordance with UHSussex policy and standards
  • Actively participates in promotion of education for patients, their relatives and colleagues with consideration to resources available
  • Ensures provision of all drugs as prescribed in accordance with UHSussex policy, including parenteral administration
  • Ensures safe practice with regard to moving and handling, SHARPS adheres to trust infection prevention policies including Personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Provides accurate documentation of patient care in accordance with UHSussex and national policies

  • Person Specification



    • Registered General Nurse (level 1) Degree level
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Work within codes of practice and according to professional standards and guidelines.
    • Excellent time management and organisational skills.


    • Computer literate.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


    Royal Sussex County Hospital

    Eastern Road


    BN2 5BE

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