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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/05/2021.

Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 150-EG5475-WST

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Nursing, Elderly Care
Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital, Bognor Regis
£31,365-£37,890 pa (pro rata)

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

  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

Are you an experienced Band 5 Staff Nurse looking for a career development opportunity, or a current Band 6 Senior Nurse/Ward Sister looking for a new challenge?

The Leslie Smith Ward at Bognor Regis War Memorial Hospital is a busy intermediate care unit looking for a motivated and experienced Senior Nurse/Ward Sister to be part of our excellent and friendly multidisciplinary team.

The ward primarily specialises in rehabilitation, but we also care for patients with high care needs, people with dementia, and those requiring end of life care. The patients who come to Leslie Smith are predominantly elderly clients who are from the surrounding areas.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse with an interest in elderly care medicine and rehabilitation. The post holder will be responsible for managing the ward and patient care, staff supervision and development, mentoring students and supporting the Ward Manager. In return we can offer you:

• Flexible working patterns

• A supportive learning environment

• Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development, including mentorship and physical assessment modules

• Commitment to and support for your wellbeing

• NHS Pension Scheme

• NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

• Free on-site parking

Working at Leslie Smith will be an opportunity for you to use your existing skills, gain new ones and be part of a great team. Apply now!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jane Richardson - Ward Manager

01273 696011 ext. 8689




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