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Staff Nurse - Accident & Emergency Dept - EDGH

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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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, Uckfield and Rye 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, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) 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 and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

Eastbourne District General Hospital

Accident and Emergency Department

Staff Nurse / Band 5 Internal Rotation

We are very busy Emergency Department, treating on average 50,000 patients a year. We are looking for a Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our pro-active and dynamic team.

Every day we value great team work and respect, making sure our patients come first, delivering safe and high quality care, being responsible and accountable and ensuring everyone's contribution counts.

This is both an extremely exciting opportunity and time for new staff to join us on our journey towards outstanding. We are have an Advanced Nurse Practitioner service and we are keen to grow our own workforce and watch our staff progress into autonomous roles such as Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Nurse Practitioners. Our amazing Emergency Nurse Practitioners Service which sees approx. 25% of all our attendances, We have a range of different skilled adult nurses and dedicated paediatric nurses who are all enthusiastic to share their vast experience and knowledge with you. The Head of Nursing, Matrons, Sister & Charge Nurses also work clinically to ensure high quality care is delivered to our patients and that staff are continually supported in all areas. We have also developed welfare teams so there is always somebody to listen and support you.

We are dedicated to training and education and have strong links to Greenwich, Brighton and Canterbury Universities for both degree and masters courses. We offer a range of courses to suit our staff needs - Advanced physical and paediatric assessment, mentorship, and the full range of resuscitation council courses ATLS, EPLS, PILS, ILS, ALS. During your induction you will be invited to a skills week which is an in house course run by the ED Matrons where you will learn the essentials to work within our ED's this comprises of intraosseous access, care of the sick child, ILS, PILS. These skills weeks will be repeated during the year with content that the staff request to be taught. We have highly experienced Practice Development Nurses, one of which won Mentor of the Year Award, and we have been nominated Team of the Year by the students we supported in the past. They will work closely with you in all areas of the ED - triage, majors, minors, resuscitation,

We are welcoming highly motivated, caring, enthusiastic and innovative individuals to come and join our exciting and dynamic nursing teams. We welcome informal visits so please contact one of us to arrange a telephone conference, or visit, to discuss the exciting opportunities we have to offer. We would be able to offer part time hours however all vacancies are internal rotation.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Amy Collis - Head of Nursing on 01323 417400 requesting switchboard connect you

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:
  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:
  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:
  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients' experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:
  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led
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.

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

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