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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

Cardiac Rehab Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse Band 6 or 7

Job Reference: 252-9815

Employer:
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Department:
252 Cardiac Care Nursing
Location:
Dartford
Salary:
£32,933 to £46,294 pa depending on experience

Senior Sister/ Senior Charge Nurse- Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Band 6/7 - 22.5hours/week

Darent Valley is a futuristic modern PFI Hospital which opened in 2000 located Near Bluewater Shopping Centre and is within easy reach of Ebbs fleet, M25 / M2 / A2, and is well connected with a Fast Track Bus service to Dartford and other local railway stations.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse or experienced Cardiac Nurse to join our friendly Cardiac Rehabilitation department at Darent Valley Hospital.

The post holder will use their specialist knowledge and skills within the team to deliver a highly effective and efficient service to the cardiac patients within the Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley area.

Our Cardiac Rehabilitation department executes all aspects of Cardiac Rehabilitation in line with BACPR/NACR, including Phases I-IV, individual nurse-led clinics and a comprehensive hospital based education/exercise programme.

This exciting role will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to apply specific cardiac skills as well as to learn and develop further in the role.

This post can be an opportunity to develop from a band 6 to a band 7 clinical lead if you do not have the current qualifications and experience for the band 7 role. If successful you will work with and be supported by the cardiology team and a plan will be tailored to your developmental needs from the band 6 job description to band 7.

For more information please contact Natasha Bailey, Extension 4793

The Trust has a strong commitment to equality and diversity. We aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 'Positive action' initiatives can be used whenever an under-represented group is identified. As our workforce is currently under-represented in bands 6, 7 and 8, we encourage applications from people with black or minority ethnic backgrounds.

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.




Our staff are our most valuable asset. We are committed to making staff feel appreciated, supported and included in the Trust’s successes. Our mission is to be an outstanding place to work providing the very best care for our patients and excellent career opportunities for our staff. Everything we do is guided by our core values and behaviours, identified by our staff and embedded throughout the organisation.

We have the highest CQC rating of all Acute NHS Trusts in Kent and Medway (Good). The CQC highlighted that managers promoted a positive culture that supported, valued staff and created a sense of common purpose based upon shared values.

The Trust is a great place to work, stay, develop a career and enjoy a healthy work life balance. We have made and are delivering on a wide range of commitments to staff; health and wellbeing; equality; diversity and inclusion; access to education and career development. During 2020 we are setting up quality councils, driven by our staff to create a culture of shared governance and quality improvement.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement. Part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ (GSTT) ‘Healthcare Alliance’ we are introducing new models of care to improve clinical outcomes for patients. Our association with GSTT also gives staff wishing to develop their skills excellent opportunities to work across numerous specialities.

As our local population increases, our services and skills are expanding and adapting to meet demand. We are continuously looking at best practice models to enhance and improve the services we offer.

The Trust provides services at Darent Valley Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital, for a local population of over 500,000 people.

If you would like to be part of our innovative and forward thinking team putting patients at the centre of all we do, 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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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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