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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 074-6038

CSH Surrey
Walton & Woking Community Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 + 5% HCA

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy.

CSH Surrey are part of the NHS and are Surrey’s largest and longest established NHS community services provider, so our 1500+ employees get NHS pay and pensions, and also receive the Fringe ‘High Cost Allowance’ of 5%.

Our staff enjoy excellent training and development opportunities, including the care certificate, apprenticeships, numeracy and literacy courses, access to the Nursing Associate programme, and a wide variety of management and leadership courses and programmes.

We CARE about our staff though through our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our active employee council called The Voice, elect employee representatives to ensure colleagues' voices are heard at Board level.

Click the link in the box CSH Surrey - A great place to work and read everything you need to know about joining our unique organisation and click the iWantGreatCare link to read our patient feedback.

If you are a passionate, person-focused individual then apply to join CSH Surrey today!

Do you have an interest in gaining experience in a fast pace rehabilitation environment?

Do you care about the experience of the older person in hospital, and want to ensure that individuals are treated with care, dignity and respect?

If so, then consider applying for a post within our service.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to work in our inpatient rehab unit (at Walton or Woking Community Hospitals). This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic fast-moving community hospitals.  The wards provide 24-hour care to patients who require rehabilitation and support prior to getting back to their normal environment. 

Although expected to work autonomously, you will not be alone. Both hospital wards are based around a multi-disciplinary team model, working with Consultants, Doctors, talented health Care assistants, Physiotherapists, Community Rehabilitation Assistants, Adult Social Care and also liaising with other community services.

You will develop your skills in treating patients with a wide variety of conditions, including post-stroke, falls, and post-operative recovery of fractures, dementia, general reduced mobility due to co-morbidities, cognitive impairments and various other medical conditions  

We support our staff to develop in their nursing competencies and personal developments

The wards work closely with universities to support student nurses and will work with individuals to develop their personal and professional growth

The job requires the individual to work days and nights on a rota.

Qualifications: Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) and has current live PIN on NMC register

The essential requirements we are looking for in our Registered Nurses (RNs and RMNs) are:

  • NHS or equivalent health care system experience is essential
  • Interest in working in rehabilitation with frail older adults.
  • Knowledge of professional nursing standards
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to accurately assess, monitor and document risk
  • Able to problem solve quickly, accurately and innovatively.
  • IT skills - able to use email, basic word and excel packages.
  • Understanding of adult protection issues
  • Listening skills, empathetic manner, adaptable and imaginative
  • Flexibility in working pattern, motivational, show initiative, leadership skills, interpersonal skills and team working
  • Previous experience of working within a ward environment or in community settings
  • Previous experience of team working

Terms and conditions are based on current NHS terms with access to the NHS pension scheme.

Here at CSH Surrey we are proud to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve.

We actively welcome job applications from candidates who have a disability or who are members of the BAME, LGBT and Armed Forces community (including: Reservists, Veterans, Spouses and Cadets).

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If you've any questions please don't hesitate to contact us: Telephone: 01483 948951 / 01483 948952. Email:

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