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Community Ward Staff Nurse - Surrey Downs H&C***�2,000 Welcome Payment

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum inc fringe hcas
Closing date
31 May 2024
Surrey Downs Health & Care

***Welcome Payment of �2000

As a thank you for choosing us as your new employer, all successful applicants will receive a Welcome Payment of �1000 on commencing and a further �1000 after successful completion of your first 6 months. T& C's apply.

At Dorking Community Hospital we currently have B5 RN vacancy which provides opportunity to join our diverse and progressive team. With all members of the team committed to providing the safest and best possible care for our patients you will find a supportive and collaborative atmosphere where you can be assured of job satisfaction, encouragement to develop professionally and to achieve your goals.

If you wish to find out more about our outstanding ward and team, please apply to join us here at Dorking Community Hospital

To work within the multi-disciplinary team. To assist the team in the provision of a high quality holistic care packages. To undertake clinical and team responsibilities relevant to the skills and competencies of the personal specification for this post.

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of the team and be accountable in the provision of a high standard of individual quality client care, within the agreed guidelines.
  • To treat all clients as individuals, respecting their privacy and dignity at all times.
  • To participate in the assessment process of care needs and implementation programmes of holistic care
  • Involving, supporting, informing and educating family/carers.
  • To take every opportunity to promote health and wellbeing of clients.
  • To work without direct supervision and to maintain close liaison with the Senior Team Member
  • To maintain clear and comprehensive, signed and contemporaneous records according to company procedures.
  • To maintain, develop and monitor standards of evidence based nursing care
  • To maintain own professional and clinical integrity in line with NMC guidelines.
  • To support/mentor team members and participate in clinical supervision activities.
  • To work in co-operation and partnership with all other professionals and agencies involved in the care of the client.
  • To be aware of and act upon when necessary, procedures that are in place to protect vulnerable individuals.
  • To participate in the company's Clinical Governance Strategy.
  • To participate in the company's Risk Management Strategy
  • To undertake any such other duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with responsibilities and scale of the post.

About us

Surrey Downs Health and Care deliver care closer to people's own communities through our Primary Care Networks, Community Hospitals, Specialist Services and our innovative partnership of local NHS organisations.

Surrey Downs Health and Care has a track record of providing person centered care that goes beyond organisational boundaries to do what is best for the individual. This partnership includes:
  • The three GP federations GP Health Partners, Dorking Health Care and Surrey Medical Network representing practices that operate in the Surrey Downs area
  • CSH Surrey
  • Epsom and St Helier's University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Surrey Council County

Historically, there have been boundary lines between the organisations that provide care to people in their homes, in GP surgeries and in hospitals, but we have always been united in our mission to provide great care to the people who need us.

It's on those grounds that the Surrey Downs Health and Care was formed - we want local people to receive the care that they need in the right environment. By bringing together our expertise, we can improve patient care and enable local people to access the right support, care and treatment more easily than ever before.

In bringing this partnership together, we are working to the same set of values that will translate into better care for our residents.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full Job Description and Person Specification attached for further details .As an employee of SDH& C you will be required to adhere to all the organisations policies and procedures.

Person Specification



  • 1st Level Registration
  • Evidence of clinical competencies


  • Evidence of continued Professional Development



  • Experience relevant to particular Post
  • To have an understanding of current issues affecting the NHS
  • Clinical governance agenda
  • Risk management agenda


  • Experience of clinical supervision and appraisal
  • Research awareness
  • Involvement in quality programmes



  • Effective communication, written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise own time efficiently
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, valuing contributions from team members
  • Ability to work independently following spoken or written instruction


  • Ability to work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


Dorking Hospital

Horsham Rd



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