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Registered Nurse - Southbourne Ward

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southend University Hospital Trust
Westcliff On Sea
£22,128- £28,746 per annum
20/02/2018 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



Are you the ideal candidate?

We have vacancies for Band 5 Staff Nurses on Southbourne Ward which is a fast-paced, Urology Oncology ward with 30 beds caring for patients’ under-going a range of planned and emergency surgery and ward based clinics for on-going reviews and follow- up drug therapy following bladder surgery.

Southend University Hospital is the south Essex surgical Centre for uro-oncology and gynae-oncology surgery and is considered to be a Centre of excellence for the care and treatment of stroke patients. Also offered are breast screening, ophthalmology and orthodontic services to the wider south Essex population.

Southbourne is a great ward if you are a Nurse looking for a change in direction or if you are seeking a more satisfying place to work with excellent staff benefits. You will be joining a brilliant motivated team and supported by professionals with a passion for delivering good nursing care.

If you have excellent communication skills, are enthusiastic, dedicated to achieving outstanding results and are keen to join a caring, motivated and supportive team with the opportunity to develop your surgical nursing skills and career then this is the opportunity you have been looking for.

We offer a wide range of opportunities including both in-house and University courses. You will have a Preceptor ship Programme which includes Simulation based training, medicines management, IV training and career support and guidance.

Our hospital also benefit from great locations, so whether you're attracted to the bright lights of the city or the countryside or the beach, all are within easy reach. Locally there is a large shopping Centre, bars & restaurants, and it is close to Southend Airport with regular flights to various European countries. London and Stansted Airport is on your doorstep by train. The town has excellent schools and boasts 4 local Grammar schools. This is a unique opportunity to work within well-established ward teams and to experience a career start like no other.

If you apply for this position and do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.

What else can we offer?

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!
•We are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we allow participation in a Gainshare Payment Scheme, have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards!
•Competitive pension!

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

Come and see Southbourne for yourself by contacting our friendly and committed ward manager - Maria Webb

Tel : 01702387146

If you have problems applying, contact

01702 508079