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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/11/2020.

Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 150-HD4431-CEN-C

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent Care
Crawley Hospital, Crawley
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - 37.5 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Junior Sister/Charge Nurse to join our established nursing and medical team within the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC) at Crawley Hospital. The service provides urgent and unscheduled care 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week with a fully integrated ambulatory primary care service for the Crawley population and surrounding communities.

You will require at least three years' Emergency/Urgent Care/Minor Injury care setting as a Registered Nurse, with evidence of consolidation of nursing skills. You will be expected to assess and prioritise all patients presenting to the unit whilst ensuring safe, efficient, and effective treatment of all patients, including paediatrics, within a predefined target time of arrival to the UTC

The successful candidate will be committed to service improvements, with an acceptance of change, and a desire to work in a positive environment that embraces the challenges urgent care faces as the service moves forward.

You will demonstrate a calm and confident approach to your work, and possess excellent nursing and communication skills and the ability to manage and prioritise workloads effectively.

We currently have one full time and one part time Band 6 post available. The role will consist of internal rotation on to day and night shifts.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Claire Poustie, Team Lead

Judy Dronfield, Clinical Lead

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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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