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Staff Nurse - Rye Memorial Hospital

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
As part of our ESHT Rehabilitation Strategy, we have an exciting opportunity to expand our workforce across our Intermediate Care Services at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. These cover Bexhill Rehabilitation Unit (BIU) and Rye Memorial Care Centre

The ESHT Rehabilitation strategy is focused on improving the quality and performance of our acute and community services to deliver high quality rehabilitation across East Sussex. This is a dynamic and changing environment, and the strategy is working to support our staff, teams and the organisation as a whole to make meaningful changes that bring about improvements in rehabilitation for the benefit of our population.

We are looking for a passionate Staff Nurse for Rye Memorial Centre. Someone who works well in a team environment, is highly motivated and committed.

** We welcome applications from those who currently hold a UK NMC registration. If you currently hold an overseas nursing qualification and require sponsorship we are not currently direct hiring Internationally Qualified Nurses **

Main duties of the job

To Support the Ward Sister in delivering appropriate, safe patient care, within an environment that promotes a multi disciplinary team approach.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of diploma level / degree level study
  • Registered General Nurse on the NMC register
  • Evidence of continual professional development


  • ECDL Qualification



  • Generic pre-registration experience in a care environment
  • An understanding of the NHS
  • Ability to undertake further training and development
  • Knowledge of quality, audit and research
  • Ability to manage a clinical case load
  • Demonstrate an up-to-date skills inventory to include Basic Life Support, drug calculation and use of infusion equipment


  • Previous experience of chosen speciality
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital setting

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital

Peasmarsh Road


TN31 7UD

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