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Registered Nurse - Balmoral Ward

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southend University Hospital NHS trust
Southend on Sea
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
19/02/2018 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



Registered nurse - Balmoral Ward

Balmoral ward is looking for registered adult nurses (Band 5) to join our team of dedicated Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, Physiotherapists and Rehab staff looking after a mixture of surgical and medical patients on our 22 bedded unit.

Balmoral Ward is a unique, 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.

During the winter months Balmoral ward assist the medical directorate with a mixture of general medicine patients making us quite unique in that we care for both surgical and medical patients.

We are a friendly team and work hard together to ensure our patients receive optimum care.

If you enjoy singing, laughter, home baking (Yes both nursing staff and Doctors bake regularly!) hard work and giving the best in patient care then Balmoral ward is the place for you

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.

Applicant requirements

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

Hayley Cross
Ward Manager, Balmoral ward.
Tel: 01702 385485

If you have problems applying, contact

01702 508079