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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/05/2020.

Nursing Associate - Beech Ward

Job Reference: 252-9550

Employer:
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Department:
252 Beech Ward
Location:
Dartford
Salary:
£22,986 - £25,364 pa inc. fringe

We are seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate Nursing Associate to join the team on Beech Ward. This is an exciting opportunity for those who are keen to deliver high quality, patient centred care.

PLEASE NOTE: You must already have a Nursing Associate Foundation Degree (FDSc) and must have an active NMC registration.

Beech Ward is a 25 bedded unit that specialises in Endocrinology and General Medicine. The patients we care for have a variety of medical conditions and some may have complex social needs.

If you are a Registered Nursing Associate with a passion for proactive nursing and a drive to provide high quality nursing care then we would like to meet you. You must be willing to work within a multidisciplinary team and able to work a flexible rota. You will need to be adaptable in your approach to work and have excellent communication and first rate interpersonal skills. In return we will provide you with support and training to develop your knowledge and skills further in the management and care of acute medical patients.

You will be joining a motivated, multi professional team caring for people within an acute care setting. There will be the opportunity for in-house training and to develop your skills and knowledge in our specialist area.

For any further information regarding the posts or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Senior Sister Paige Hulse 01322 428100 ext 8670/8933

Working days and or shift patterns will be agreed by the line manager to meet the needs of the service.

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is a smoke free organisation. To improve public health, smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital site. For advice and support on stop smoking please call 0300 123 1220.

 




The Trust is rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) for being effective, caring, responsive and well-led. The highlighted Managers across the Trust promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff and created a sense of common purpose based on shared values.

Essential to our success are our staff, they are our most valuable asset. We are committed to making staff feel appreciated, supported and involved. Our vision is to ensure that our Trust is an outstanding place to work providing the very best care for our patients. Everything we do is guided by our core values and behaviours.

Our most recent staff survey highlighted that on a number of key findings we remain amongst the very best acute Trusts in the NHS. We believe this is a reflection of our Trust values, identified by our staff and embedded throughout the organisation. We know the importance of developing staff and have held the ‘Investors in People’ accreditation since 2005, achieving the Silver Standard this year. The Trust is committed to supporting a work-life balance for all of its staff.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement. We are founding member of Guy’s & St Thomas’ ‘Healthcare Alliance’ introducing new models of care to improve clinical outcomes for our patients. As our local population increases our services and skills are expanding to meet the demand. We are continuously looking for ways to develop models of best practice, enhancing and improving the services that we offer.

Dartford & Gravesham is one of the largest NHS Trusts in North Kent, with services at Darent Valley Hospital, Queen Mary’s and Erith and District Hospitals, for a local population of over 500,000 people. This, combined with our close association with Guy & St Thomas’ gives staff wishing to develop their skills further opportunity to work across many different specialities.

If you would like to be part of an innovative and forward thinking team that puts the patient at the centre of all it does, we invite you to #joinourfamily.


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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