Nursing Assistant - Godstone

Recruiter
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Redhill, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1305088341
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Our Trust

Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and our staff tell us that we are a great place to work.

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill; a community of over 535,000 people.

At East Surrey Hospital in Redhill, we provide acute and complex services and a range of outpatient, diagnostic services whilst Crawley Hospital and Horsham in West Sussex and Caterham Dene Hospital and Oxted Health Centre in Surrey provide less complex planned services. East Surrey Hospital is also the nearest trauma unit for Gatwick Airport.

We are one of the best performing Trusts in England:
  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given us an outstanding rating
  • SASH are in the top 20% nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work or receive treatment
  • Our workforce are amongst the most motivated in the country; SASH is well above the national average for overall staff engagement
  • We are one of the safest hospitals in the country according to CQC's intelligent monitoring
  • Up to 96% of people surveyed would recommend us to their friends and family
  • We are a National Patient Safety Awards Winner

Godstone Ward is a 28 bedded acute general medical ward. Our highly motivated staff work hard to support the trust achieve its core objectives, whilst supporting and developing the individuals within the team.

We are looking to recruit a Nursing Assistant who has ideally worked in a hospital environment. You will assist the Registered Nurses in making a difference to the care and lives of patients and their families.

You should thrive on the challenge of working in a busy ward environment and you will be appraised to undertake a variety of procedures and assessments relevant to the needs of the patients. You must have excellent communication skills and have a willingness to work within a team.

All new staff to Godstone Ward will be offered a supernumerary/orientation period to the clinical area and personal development is actively encouraged by the Ward Manager.

Please note, we will be requesting references at interview stage.

Interview date: 14th November 2019

We are proud of our diverse workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Staff benefits include on-site car parking for staff, Boots and WHSmith shops, restaurant facilities, full educational library services, on-site nursery at East Surrey Hospital and excellent rail and bus links. Metrobus are offering all new staff one month's free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please contact the company for details and Terms & Conditions). We also participate in a car sharing scheme and provide lockable storage for cycles.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with Agenda for change terms and conditions. For part time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical & dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received we are unlikely to advise individual applicants if they have not been shortlisted. If we have not been in contact within four weeks of the closing date please consider that your applications has been unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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