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Bank Nurse - Urgent Treatment Centre

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for experienced Registered Nurses to join our friendly, established nursing and medical team working flexibly via our Bank within the Unit at Lewes Urgent Treatment Centre

Our Urgent Treatment Centre provides urgent and unscheduled care 08:00-20:00hrs 7 days a week for the Lewes population and surrounding communities.

Main duties of the job

Working in the Urgent Treatment Centre, you will Triage assess and prioritise patients presenting to the unit whilst ensuring safe, efficient, and effective treatment of all patients within a predefined target time of arrival.

You will demonstrate a calm and confident approach to your work demonstrating excellent nursing and communication skills and the ability to manage and prioritise workloads effectively.

About us

We are the main provider of NHS community services across East and West Sussex. Our 6,000 staff serve a population of 1.3 million providing essential medical, nursing, and therapeutic care to adults and children.

Our Trust vision is to provide excellent care at the heart of the community, helping people plan, manage, adapt to changes in their health, supporting avoidable hospital admissions and reducing hospital stay times.

We have opportunities for everyone across our wide variety of services including medical, clinical, support and corporate services.

Why work for us?
  • Positive 2022 NHS Staff Survey results, scoring highly in compassionate culture & leadership, and staff wellbeing support
  • Variety of working environments across the community, in patients' homes, within our community hospitals and bases across the county
  • Supportive flexible working patterns such as: part time, flexi time, annualised hours, and flexi retirement options
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Research opportunities
  • Cost-effective workplace nurseries in Crawley, Hove and Brighton
  • Thriving BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Level 3 accredited Disability Confident Leader, committed to creating inclusive workplaces
  • Veteran Aware Trust, achieving accreditation from Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance (VCHA)
  • Located in stunning Sussex, with easy access to the South Downs and the coast
  • Access to a wide range of benefits and discounts for NHS staff

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description for the full details.

For more details please contact Kelly Neil at

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or professional registration


  • Completed and obtained RN and has current live PIN on NMC register
  • Triage/First Contact Module


  • Physical Assessment of Adults



  • Post qualifying experience in an acute environment.
  • Experience in critical care/emergency care.
  • Evidence of developing interpersonal skills
  • Experience in supervision of student nurses/allied health professionals.
  • Caring for ill people in a variety of settings.
  • Triage / patient physical assessment skills.

Skills and knowledge


  • Evidence of understanding and insight into current issues in nursing and NHS
  • Evidence of appropriate knowledge base.
  • Aware of responsibilities in relation to NMC Professional Code of Conduct
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Managing patients with acute conditions
  • Wound management and dressings.
  • Able to record ECG's.
  • Competent in recording and interpreting physical vital signs.
  • Basic Life support


  • IT literate
  • Application of Plaster of Paris
  • Cannulation
  • Experience of Clinical Supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust


Lewes Urgent Treatment Centre

Neville Road



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