Staff Nurse - Dementia & End of Life Care - Gibberd Ward

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
08 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

We have almost three decades of experience in caring for people with dementia, providing 1-1 attention. We are told by families we are a friendly, caring and supportive hospital, this means a great deal to our dedicated team of staff.

We are seeking exceptionally talented motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team, working in our newly built beautiful bespoke Gibberd Ward. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

The successful candidate will have proven knowledge and experience within Dementia nursing and care with an excellent understanding of processes, treatment and outcomes. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and an ability to work well within a team are essential. Experience of working autonomously within a recognised framework and the skills to shape and develop this service are required.

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst 'building for excellence' and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible, family friendly working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff 'at risk'

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

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