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Registered Nurse - Pre-Assessment Unit

Band 5

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Pre-Assessment Unit
Band 5
Full time: - 37.5 Hours per week
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Southend Univeristy Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Between £21,128 to £28,746 per annum
24/09/2017 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



We are looking for a qualifed nurse to join our pre assessment team. Full training will be given for a period up to six weeks and competencies to be acheived. We will offer you a consultation and assessment course and any other relevant training required for example phlebotomy to help you develop to your full potential. We work Monday to Friday with very occassional weekends.

The post holder is responsible for pre-operative nursing and medical assessment of patients being prepared for a variety of surgical procedures. They will provide a comprehensive nursing and medical assessment, ensuring that all necessary investigations and results are collated prior to the patient’s admission. We work closely with the Anaesthetist/ Surgeons. We act as the co-ordinator of care until the patient is admitted for surgery.

We as a team provide quality of care, maintain staff morale, and contribute towards a condusive learning environment.

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

Lesley Odeke 01702 435555