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Staff Nurse - Medicine

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Medicine Division
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 Hours per week
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East Sussex
East Sussex
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum, pro rata
27/02/2018 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


If you are looking to achieve something new every day – learning clinical skills, learning new life skills, meeting new people or having a positive impact on patient experience – then this is the opportunity for you.

The Medicine Division is a large division which comprises inpatient and outpatient departments. It provides services on a number of sites the main two being Eastbourne District General Hospital and Conquest Hospital (Hastings)

The Division has a strong nursing leadership team which comprises an Assistant Director of Nursing, Two Heads of Nursing and Three Deputy Heads of Nursing who all support the teams on all sites in the delivery of high quality, safe patient care. Each ward and department is led by a Matron and supported by Sisters/Charge Nurses and their teams..

The Division is supportive of ongoing professional development - we take great pride in our staff and we believe that investing in you as a valued member of staff is key in our ability to deliver high quality patient care. We have links with the University of Brighton and the University of Canterbury and a strong Learning and Development Team.

We have a strong focus on quality right across the organisation and we are looking for Nurses who will share our vision of delivering first class care driven by our Trust values.

Whether you are just starting out on your Nursing career, looking for a change of job, working in a Nursing Home or even returning to practice, we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you.
Working on internal rotation is a requirement.

In addition to a substantive post with the Trust, all successful applicants will be offered the opportunity to be added to our internal staff bank. This offers flexible working hours and the opportunity to work on even more varied assignments.

We are offering you an interesting and varied role where you will be working as part of a friendly team which can provide you with the opportunity to develop your leadership and clinical skills in the field of Medicine.

We have job opportunities in a number of our areas and will be happy to discuss your preferences with you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Wilmer
Davina Toomey

Divisional Heads of Nursing

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400