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
Westham Ward Acute Frailty and Rheumatology
Band 6, 37.5 and 18.75 hours per week, Internal Rotation
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
Westham Ward is a busy, acute and dynamic 27 bedded General Medical Ward that specialises in Acute Frailty and Rheumatology. The team is both friendly and supportive, with a strong commitment to providing a high standard of care.
We are looking to appoint a self-motivated and positive thinking person, with some previous experience in Leadership within acute medicine, to complete our team, you will provide strong leadership, excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and support students and staff with clinical expertise. Previous experience in some of the acute fields of nursing covered by the ward would be an advantage.
The successful applicant will be expected to function effectively under pressure without compromising basic standards of care and professionalism. In return we will offer you excellent managerial support and commitment to your personal professional development.
Revalidation Support/Regular Appraisals
Educational support – courses to enhance both clinical and leadership skills
Career Progression for both Trained Nurses and HCAs
You will need previous experience in an acute setting at Band 5, Mentorship level 3 or the equivalent, with an awareness of current professional and research practice issues.
For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Matron Andrea Hall on [Click here to apply] extension 4737/38
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