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Registered Nurse - AMU

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
On AMU, we are passionate about providing excellent patient care, supportive of colleagues and patients. We are open and welcoming, honest and transparent. We treat everyone with respect, compassion and dignity. All staff are dedicated and their skills developed so we are able to provide the best care possible to each individual.

Main duties of the job

AMU is a 30 bedded acute unit taking patients direct from the Emergency Department with a variety of medical specialities, including those who require respiratory support, including NIV, as well as cardiac monitoring in the acute phase of their illness, as well as other patients requiring a High Dependency Setting. AMU is a fast paced, busy environment and the successful candidates will be dynamic, enthusiastic individuals who would like to further their career in this area of medical nursing.

You will also have an opportunity to work on our SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care) unit which is an exciting place to work as well.

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



  • A registered nurse
  • Knowledge of Assessment areas. This can be from researching
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the Trust Values
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn


  • Previous experience of working in a similar environment or student placement



  • Good Standard of Education

Employer details

Employer name

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital

Ramsgate Road Entrance



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