- Band 5
- Full Time 37.5 hours per week
- Southend University Hospital NHS trust
- Southend on Sea
- Band 5
- 26/02/2019 23:59
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.
We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.
We want staff who will live our trust values every day.
Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable
This is an exciting time to join us. The three NHS trusts that currently run Broomfield, Southend and Basildon hospitals are planning to become a new single NHS organisation by mid-2019.
All three hospitals will continue to provide the services our patients use the most. These include outpatient appointments, children’s services and day-case surgery. All three hospitals will continue to provide 24/7 A&E and maternity services.
By working as one team we will provide the same high standard of care and services for all of our 1.2m local residents. Using the same equipment, processes and IT systems means services will run more smoothly. Single leadership, standards and new structures will speed up decision making. Combined corporate services will reduce duplication and cut running costs. This means more money for front-line services and faster improvements.
Attracting new talent is key to our future and the scale of our organisation will give far more career, training and development opportunities for all our staff.
Registered Nurse - Balmoral Ward
Balmoral Ward is a 22 bedded award winning service and team. It is also the home of the hospital wound management and vascular surgery team caring for patients undergoing vascular investigations, procedures and some minor surgical procedures. The Ambulatory wound unit is based on the ward, staffed by the wound management team but with opportunities for ward staff to shadow at times.
We also care for patients undergoing General and ENT surgery.
Fantastic opportunities have arisen in Southend Hospital to join an organisation with a reputation for excellence in the way it cares for the people it serves.
We need a hard working Band 5 qualified nurse who wants to make a difference to the patients by providing high quality care in the Surgical directorate here at Southend Hospital.
You will be a motivated team orientated professional with a passion for delivering good nursing care in an ever changing environment. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, a high sense of professionalism and a strong belief in the value of teamwork.
You will work alongside Consultants and Speciality Doctors and nursing staff, extending and developing your clinical experience. You will also have the chance to progress your career thanks to the training and development services offered through a variety of in-house training courses (classroom based and e-learning) available to all staff within the Trust.
To apply for this role you must have:
- A valid and current UK NMC pin number
- Permission to work in the UK
Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all Employee’s, such as a very desirable Pension scheme and Staff Discounts, we also boast a number of other incentives, an onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members and with an initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service.
Southend-on-Sea is an exciting place to live, work and enjoy life. Just under an hour from London and Europe (either by rail or air), Southend and the surrounding area is vibrant and cosmopolitan. Local schools have an excellent reputation and the nearby seaside provides a pleasant backdrop as well as opportunities for fun or relaxation. The attractive nearby town of popular Leigh-On-Sea provides an alternative location for many professionals to settle and wind down after work.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Ward Manager, Balmoral ward.
Tel: 01702 385485
If you have problems applying, contact
- 01702 508079