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Registered Nurse-AMU

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in a career in Acute medicine or Same day emergency care nursing? If so there is a position here for you at William Harvey Hospital - AMU department at East Kent. We are one of the largest acute Trusts in England and are in the enviable position of being surrounded by beautiful beaches and the Kent countryside but with easy links to the centre of London. So, whether you are interested in cathedrals, castles, exceptional grammar schools or chic and stylish restaurants, East Kent has something for everyone.

Now is an exciting time to join the Urgent & Emergency Care Group at East Kent Hospitals. We were one of the Top Ten trusts in England for improvements in our emergency care access standards last year. We have also recently invested �6.2million in improvements across our emergency floor.

Main duties of the job

We currently have vacancies in Acute medical unit & Same Day Emergency Care unit areas in AMU Department and we are looking to increase our existing caring and compassionate team with nurses who are keen and enthusiastic in return we can offer you a stimulating working environment which will develop the skills and abilities required in either speciality. To help you do this you will supported by a large multidisciplinary team which includes an established advanced clinical practitioner (ACP) programme, nurse consultants, practice development support and a governance, quality and audit team. AMU department has two Unit manager and a matron who are supported by the deputy head of Nursing and the care group head of nursing.

We offer flexible working and if you are unsure if a career in acute medicine, ambulatory or the emergency department is what you are looking for then we also offer a rotational programme so you will gain experience in all areas so you can decide where to specialise at a later date.

About us

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals 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 Documents to download.

If you have further queries please dont hesitate to contact the line manager using the contact details below.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Experience on acute setting


  • Degree Level
  • 2 years experience in acute setting



  • Experience in a Care setting


  • Wide experience in care setting

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


William Harvey Hospital

Kennington Road


TN24 0LZ

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