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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/12/2020.

Nursing Associate

Job Reference: J232-NA1393

Benenden Hospital
Cranbrook, Kent

Nursing Associate
Competitive Salary
Full Time (37.5 Hours per week)
Permanent Contract

We are looking for a Nursing Associate to join our Outstanding team, at the award winning, Benenden Hospital, set in the heart of the Kent Countryside.

Our multi-million pound redevelopment means we can offer first class services in an amazing, modern environment. With an Outstanding CQC rating and a Silver award in Investors in People, you can be confident you are joining an industry leading team.

We have opportunities available across the Hospital and offer a fantastic

The main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Provide outstanding nursing interventions and care to all patients accessing the service
  • Accurately enter patient information on IT systems
  • Ensure patient care areas are safe, fit for purpose and effectively maintained
  • Maintain the safe custody of medications and controlled drugs.
  • Supervise junior members of the team including pre-registration students

To be considered for this position, it is essential that you have the following skills and experience:

  • Successfully completed the Nursing Associate Band 4 course
  • ILS Training or willingness to undertake training
  • Basic Phlebotomy and ECG monitoring experience
  • Strong patient centred approach
  • Good IT skills
  • Honesty, integrity and ethics

Working at Benenden Hospital is rewarding in so many ways, including the following benefits;

Rewards and benefits

- Competitive salary, including an element of performance related pay

- 27 days annual leave entitlement plus Bank Holidays, rising with service

- Generous defined contribution pension scheme

- Excellent Life Assurance benefit

- Free Membership of Benenden Health for Permanent Staff

- Free parking

- Subsidised eye tests

- Enhanced Maternity pay

- Free Flu vaccinations

- Free tea and coffee

- Subsidised on site Restaurant

- Cycle to work scheme

- Active social club

For further information of this role please contact Derrick Howard on 01580 857368

Together, we work hard to maintain a safe, comfortable, patient-focused environment for the people in our care.

All our vacancies are therefore subject to either a Standard or an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as satisfactory reference checks. These procedures need to be completed before a new member of staff can join the hospital.

Please note that if a large number of applications are received this vacancy may close before the closing date without notice.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented a Privacy Notice to inform you, as prospective employees of Benenden Hospital Trust, of the types of data we process about you. Please visit our Careers page to read our Privacy Notice.

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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