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.
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Eastbourne District General Hospital
Accident and Emergency Department
Full time – 37.5 hours- Internal Rotation
We are a busy Emergency Department treating on average 50,000 patients a year. We are looking for Band 7- Matron to work within the Accident and Emergency Department. There is no guessing what the day might bring.
Every day will be different, busy but never dull. You will enjoy working with supportive co-workers, providing an efficient and caring service to our patients
You will need to provide strong leadership, possess excellent communication skills and be able to develop and support staff with clinical and professional expertise. You will also be expected to function effectively under pressure without compromising standards of care and professionalism.
You must have advanced clinical knowledge and skills, be willing to participate in research and audit projects and will also be expected to work with a certain amount of autonomy. In return you will be offered excellent managerial support and commitment to both your personal and professional development.
The successful candidates must have a minimum of 5 yrs post-qualification experience with substantive experience at Band 6 in an Emergency Unit setting. A post registration qualification in ENP is essential as is an awareness of the current professional, research and practice issues and an understanding of modern human resource management.
For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Amy Collis- Head of Nursing for the Emergency Department on [Click here to apply] request Switchboard connect you
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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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