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Staff Nurse - A&E Conquest Hospital

Employer
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
St Leonards-on-Sea
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are very busy Emergency Department, treating on average 50,000 patients a year. We are looking for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our pro-active and dynamic team.

Every day we value great team work and respect, making sure our patients come first, delivering safe and high quality care, being responsible and accountable and ensuring everyone's contribution counts.

This is both an extremely exciting opportunity and time for new staff to join us on our journey towards outstanding. We have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner service and we are keen to grow our own workforce and watch our staff progress into autonomous roles such as Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Nurse Practitioners. Our amazing Emergency Nurse Practitioners Service which sees approx. 25% of all our attendances, We have a range of different skilled adult nurses and dedicated paediatric nurses who are all enthusiastic to share their vast experience and knowledge with you. The Head of Nursing, Matrons, Sister & Charge Nurses also work clinically to ensure high quality care is delivered to our patients and that staff are continually supported in all areas. We have also developed welfare teams so there is always somebody to listen and support you.

You will 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.

Main duties of the job

We are welcoming highly motivated, caring, enthusiastic and innovative individuals to come and join our exciting and dynamic nursing teams. We welcome informal visits so please contact one of us to arrange a telephone conference, or visit, to discuss the exciting opportunities we have to offer. We would be able to offer part time hours however all vacancies are internal rotation.

We are dedicated to training and education and have strong links to Greenwich, Brighton and Canterbury Universities for both degree and masters courses. We offer a range of courses to suit our staff needs - Advanced physical and paediatric assessment, mentorship, and the full range of resuscitation council courses ATLS, EPLS, PILS, ILS, ALS. During your induction you will be invited to a skills week which is an in house course run by the ED Matrons where you will learn the essentials to work within our ED's this comprises of intraosseous access, care of the sick child, ILS, PILS. These skills weeks will be repeated during the year with content that the staff request to be taught. We have highly experienced Practice Development Nurses, one of which won Mentor of the Year Award, and we have been nominated Team of the Year by the students we supported in the past. They will work closely with you in all areas of the ED - triage, majors, minors, resuscitation,

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 (CQC), 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 see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Ross Williams Head of Nursing on 0300 131 4500 requesting switchboard connect you

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
  • An understanding of the NHS
  • Ability to undertake further training and development


Desirable

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


Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Essential

  • Basic Life Support
  • Competent in drug calculation and use of infusion equipment
  • Basic IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook


Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge

St Leonards-on-Sea

TN37 7RD

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