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Registered Nurse - Blenheim Ward

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southend University Hospital Trust
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
06/03/2018 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



Join a passionate Trust by the Sea! At Southend Hospital we strive to provide excellent care from excellent people.

The Area Southend is a lively and vibrant seaside town, most famous for having the world’s longest pier. It boasts excellent road and rail communications – central London is less than an hour away by train and the newly-expanded airport is introducing new routes all the time. The town is renowned for its wide variety of cultural and sporting opportunities, with top-class theatres, arts and music festivals and water sports. It also prides itself on offering a buzzing nightlife with clubs, excellent restaurants and bistros. There are outstanding shops as well as plenty of parks and open spaces.

The ward Blenheim Ward at Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a 27 bedded Medical ward with 4 acute rooms and a 6 bedded dialysis bay.

We are a busy ward with an emphasis in Nephrology. We have an opportunity to work with both medical and surgical patients as we care for all health needs of renal patients.

At Southend Hospital NHS Trust we strongly believe in patient care and want to attract like-minded people to help build and maintain a supportive and enjoyable place to work. We have set our trust values to reflect our passion for patient care: ‘Everybody Matters, Everything Counts and Everyone is Responsible’ and recruit those who reflect this.

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic Registered nurse to join our team in Blenheim Ward. The successful candidate will be a motivated team orientated professional with a passion for delivering good nursing care in an ever changing environment. They must possess excellent communication skills, a high sense of professionalism and a strong belief in the value of teamwork.

There are three full time permanent posts and one fixed term post all at 37.5 hours per week.

Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.

Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service
An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members
Competitive pension
To gain a better understanding of what it is like to work at our trust then please read our hospital Magazine 'The Look' via our hospital website or view our videos on YouTube under 'SouthendHospitalNHS'.

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require then apply today!

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

Arlene Batholomew - Ward Manager
01702 435555 ext 6854