Band 5 Staff Nurse

Crawley, UK
19 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

Are you looking for something new and exciting? Do you enjoy motivating patients to help them reach their full potential?

If so Piper Ward are looking for Registered Nurses to join our multidisciplinary team which includes a Doctor, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, a Social Worker, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists.

Piper is a 26-bed ward at Crawley Hospital with close links to other community inpatient services. We pride ourselves in caring for patients of all ages with a variety of complex medical conditions and those who have short term rehabilitation needs including stroke rehabilitation patients.

Our aim is to empower patients to work as partners in their care, respecting their individual choices and differences and encouraging self-care where possible. We provide a service that supports patients to maximise their ability to live independently and return home.

Our recent Care Quality Commission inspection rated our community inpatient services as 'Outstanding' for caring and our overall our Trust is rated as 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features. If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve then we would love to hear from you.

In return we can offer you:
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development including mentorship and physical assessment modules
  • Commitment and support for your health and wellbeing including support to transition from a non-NHS environment
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemes, including childcare vouchers

The surrounding area has good transport links to London and Brighton.

If you are committed to providing care in a compassionate and safe environment then working on Piper Ward will be an opportunity for you to use your existing skills, gain new ones and be part of a great team.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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.

Documents to download
  • Band 5 JD
  • Band 5 PS
  • Staff Benefits Brochure
  • About Us

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