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NHS AfC: Band 5

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Staff Nurses- Acute Assessment Unit
NHS AfC: Band 5
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Conquest Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
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


Conquest Hospital

Staff Nurse – Band 5
Acute Assessment Unit
37.5 hours per week, Internal Rotation
Salary: £22,128 - £28,746 per annum

Would you like to make a difference or take on a new challenge?

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.

AAU is an extremely busy 19 bedded ward that accepts patients for medical assessment from G.Ps and A&E. We are looking for a Staff Nurse with Acute Care experience to complete our team, who will have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and support students and staff with clinical expertise. You will also have the opportunity of working within our Ambulatory Emergency Care Clinic that also accepts patients for medical assessment from G.Ps and A&E giving you a very varied workload. We are looking to expand and develop this area in the very near future.

The successful applicant will be expected to function effectively under pressure without compromising basic standards of care and professionalism. In return we will offer you excellent managerial support and commitment to your personal professional development. The team is both friendly and supportive, with a strong commitment to providing a high standard of care.

In return for your hard work and dedication, East Sussex Healthcare Trust offers excellent opportunities for career progression and professional development as well as a personal Induction. There are opportunities to complete your advance Nurse Practitioner and Nurse prescriber course. Other opportunities include completing post graduate Degrees or Masters. All Nurse are given the Mentorship course and leadership programmes.
In houses course included ALS/ILS, ALERT courses as well as many others.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Nicky Wood, Unit Matron, AAU Conquest – 01424-755255 Ext 7581

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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

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Nicky Wood, Unit Matron, AAU Conquest – 01424-755255 Ext 7581

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400