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Staff Nurse - Pevensey Day Unit

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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We are looking to recruit a Staff 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 and 0900 - 19.00 Monday to Friday. The Unit uses the Chemocare electronic prescribing system and has implemented an electronic diary system of booking patient appointments.

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.

You must be a 1st Level Registered Nurse (Diploma/Degree), with generic pre-registration experience in an acute setting with Chemotherapy experience is desirable.

You must be able to work as part of a team, use your own initiative with effective interpersonal and communication skills, In return for your hard work and dedication, East Sussex Healthcare Trust is committed to developing your skills and furthering your career we offer excellent opportunities for your progression and 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



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


  • Previous experience of chosen speciality
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting



  • Ability to carry out a full range of nursing practice


  • Additional skills & knowledge appropriate to specialty



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


  • ECDL Qualification

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne DGH

Kings Drive


BN21 2UD

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