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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 354-AN-19034-Y

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
Langley Green Hospital, Crawley
Band 5 - £24,214 - £30,112 per annum

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Trust is committed to providing opportunities for flexible working.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.

Do you want to experience what it’s like working in a PICU?

We welcome newly qualified nurses, return to practice nurses and staff who are looking for a change within their current roles.

Amber Ward is looking for staff nurses to join its motivated and dynamic team. Amber Ward has gone through a remarkable journey the past 12 months and we are continuing to strive for even greater success. We want you to be a part of our wonderful team. Our Hospital won National Positive Practice Award in October 2018 Team of the year.

This is what our staff have had to say about working on amber ward:

“I feel so lucky to work alongside such a passionate and supportive team who always go above and beyond”.

"As a newly qualified nurse the preceptorship academy built my confidence"

“I am so proud to work at Langley Green Hospital with fantastic people, staff and service leaders”.

We are the first ward in the Langley Green Hospital to have all of our staff achieve 100% in their mandatory training.

We believe that staff who feel valued by their employers and are truly engaged, provide a better outcome for our service leaders. Amber Ward will also provide the opportunity to not only enhance ones knowledge of the PICU pathway but also works alongside forensic services and the Police for our 136 suite.

We are a 12 bedded ward based within Langley Green Hospital in Crawley. Crawley is situated closely to London and Brighton and benefits from a thriving, vibrant and diverse community. Amber Ward has an experienced team and works collaboratively with other wards and services within the hospital and the wider community.

In your application we would love to know what attributes you would bring to our team and we love to hear about what drives the nurses of today. If you want to work somewhere where your ideas are heard and your development supported- please apply and/or contact us.

This post offers The Trust's Golden Hello for band 5 or 6 Nurses, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

We welcome you to arrange a visit to Langley Green Hospital alongside your application or even give us a follow on our Twitter page: @LGH_AmberPICU

We will support you and invest in you- don't miss this exciting opportunity!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Scarlett Dewbery - Matron,

Opal Ward, Amber Ward and 136 Place of Safety


Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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