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Deputy Ward Manager - AMU

Band 6

Main area
Acute Medicine
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Southend University Hospital
Westcliff on Sea
£26,565 - 35,577per annum pro rata
21/02/2018 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



The Acute Medical Unit, is looking for a dynamic and caring Deputy Ward Manager to join their friendly team.

This unit is part of the Acute Medical Service and led by Acute Physicians

If you are looking for comprehensive experience in acute medicine this is the job for you.

The Unit:

The Acute Medical Unit is a 24 bed assessment unit that is open 24 hours per day accepting acute medical referrals form GP's and the Emergency Department including cardiology, respiratory, endocrine, gastroenterology, neurology, oncology and haematology.

The unit offers excellent experience in acute assessment and care and works closely with Ambulatory Care, the Emergency Department, Outreach and Frailty Service.

There is potential for rotation to the Acute Medical Unit and Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit.

The Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit is a consultant – led service, working alongside other healthcare professionals including Advanced Nurse Practitioners. The Ambulatory Emergency Care Service aims to rapidly investigate and treat patients so they can go home on the same day.

We support the development of new roles in the Acute Medical Service including Advanced Nursing Practice and Assistant Practitioners.

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 bohemian 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

Nicole Brasier/ Claire Frye- Ward Manager
01702 435555 ext 6049 or 5472
Laura Gibbons Matron 8296