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Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse Critical Care Unit posted by East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Full Time
EDGH, Eastbourne
£37,570 - £43,772 / year

Job Description

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

An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for a full time experienced and dynamic Band 7 Senior Sister/ Senior Charge Nurse to join our existing team at the Eastbourne Hospital East Sussex.

The unit comprises of 8 beds ( 5 Level 3 beds/ 3 level 2 beds). We work closely with our sister unit Conquest Hospital in Hastings.

We are very proud of our units who were both recognised as 'Good' across all areas of the QCC standards.

If you are enthusiastic, innovative and committed to maintaining high standards of nursing we would like to hear from you.

The post holder must have a recognised intensive care course and recognised teaching and assessing qualification. You will need a minimum of 2 years recent critical care experience at a band 6 and must be able to shift lead on a regular basis.

The post holder must have expert clinical and assessment skills, excellent communication and team management skills providing professional leadership in the Critical care unit.

The post is subject to internal rotation.

In order to fulfil the job role and learning requirements, and meet service needs, successful candidates will be required to work 11.30 hour shifts.

Internal applicants are welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For any further information please contact:

Sylvia Harris Matron Critical Care

[Click here to apply] Monday - Friday

Informal visits welcomed.

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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