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Sister / Charge Nurse Pre Assessment Clinic

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne East Sussex
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting opportunity in Pre Assessment for a Band 6 Nurse due to promotion of one of the current Band 6 Sisters.

We would like a full time 37.5 hours 6 Nurse to join the existing Band 6 & 7 nursing team to help with the future developments and continuing standardisation of the Pre Op clinics across site. Pre Op is changing nationally and we'd like you to come and join us to help with these changes. There is on offer an in-house Band 6 Development Programme which will give you the chance to extend/expand your clinical leadership and management skills. We encourage leadership courses to help with your career progression. This post will mainly be based at Firle Pre Op Clinic at Eastbourne Hospital but there will be some cover required over at Surgical Pre Assessment Clinic Conquest as needed.

Main duties of the job

To support the Unit Matron in maintaining efficient, effective, safe delivery of the pre assessment of patients, within an environment that promotes a responsive approach to changing Healthcare needs.

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

To provide exemplary planned care for patients in the Outpatient Department.

Please see the job description for more information.

Person Specification



  • Qualified RGN/RN/RSCN with active NMC Registration


  • Diploma Professional practice or working towards this Qualification



  • Minimum of two years' experience at Band 5 in surgery


  • Previous post registration experience



  • Awareness of current professional and research and practice issues


  • Previous experience of working within the NHS

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Firle EDGH

Kings Drive

Eastbourne East Sussex

BN21 2UD

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