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Virtual Ward Sister Hospital at Home

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be responsible for their own caseload, work autonomously and deliver gold standard care for a unique service in Kent. The team has expanded over the years to accommodate different pathways that include complex treatments that can now allow an inpatient to receive hospital care within the home environment.

Applicants would need to be able to drive to and from patients home for care within their homes.

We would welcome a dynamic, forward thinking individual to join our team.

Previous applicants need not apply

Main duties of the job

A highly motivated sister is required to join our award winning team at Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

Are you forward thinking, a team player and able to work autonomously, visiting patients in the home environment, delivering gold standard, holistic care?

We are a friendly, unique team who is looking for the right individual to join us. You will be based at Kent and Canterbury however you may be required to cover our sister sites at QEQM and occasionally WHH.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'. We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.

Applications for this role should be written by the applicant. If artificial intelligence (AI) programmes are used then the application may be rejected due to this document being an important part of the assessment process. This does not prevent applicants seeking appropriate support with applications should they need to for the purposes of any declared disability.

Please note that if you require a Certificate of Sponsorship to work in the UK you must declare this on your application form, even if you currently have a certificate of sponsorship or a work permit for another role and are already working in the country. Please note we are only able to sponsor candidates on a Skilled Worker Visa applying for roles Band 5 and above

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please scroll down to access the full Job Description and Person Specification located in 'supporting documents'.

Person Specification

Registered nurse


  • Band 5 or higher clinical grade, suitable experience in Hospital or Community setting.


  • Educated to degree level or willing to complete

2 years experience at Band 5


  • 2 years experience in Hospital or community setting


  • Completion of higher education

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


William Harvey Hospital

Kennington Road


TN24 0LZ

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