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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/10/2021.

Junior Sister, Neo Natal Unit, Band 6

Job Reference: 326-3135087-AD-E

Employer:
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Neonatal
Location:
East Surrey Hospital, Redhill
Salary:
£33,922 - £40,872 per annum, including HCA

We want to give you the best possible experience in the next stage of your career.

We strive to be the best place to work and the best place to be cared for. We pride ourselves on supporting our colleagues to thrive in their existing roles and to develop their careers with us.

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill. SASH is:

  • We’ve been named the 2021 Acute NHS Trust of the Year, in the annual Health Service (HSJ) Journal Awards for our clear ambition and vision and a significant improvement journey over a number of years’.
  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission
  • Our staff rate us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend the Trust as a place to work
  • We achieved the top acute hospital score in the country for staff engagement in the last national staff survey
  • In 2019, we were crowned best dementia-friendly hospital in the country and shortlisted at the Health Service Journal Awards for organisation of the year.

Staff benefits

  • Our location: you can access beautiful countryside, historic towns and villages and bustling city life all nearby. With good schools, nature reserves and cultural attractions on our doorstep, and both London and Brighton easily accessible too, there’s something for everyone nearby.
  • On-site nursery
  • Free on-site car parking for staff
  • On-site Boots and WHSmith shops
  • Restaurant facilities
  • Full educational library services
  • Excellent rail and bus links
  • Metrobus, local bus operator offer all new staff one month's free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please visit the Metrobus website for details and terms and conditions)
  • Lockable storage for cycles
  • NHS pension scheme
  • A huge range of Health Service Discounts at hundreds of big brands from holidays to gadgets and restaurants to retail.

Junior Sister, Neo Natal, Band 6

Are you considering a new challenge within Neonatal care?

Do you have the energy and drive to make a difference to the service we provide to our babies? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

In a hospital Trust rated ’Outstanding’ by the CQC our newly expanded and refurbished Level 2 Neonatal Unit within the Surrey, Sussex and Kent Neonatal Network has a total of 25 cots. We provide care for over 450 babies per year in our intensive, high dependency and special care nurseries alongside a busy Transitional Care area and a well-established Neonatal Outreach service.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our unit which prides itself on providing excellence in care with a priority of building a partnership with the family. With our values of ‘One Team, Safety and Quality, Compassion, Dignity and Respect’ you will play a leading role in helping to shape our service by delivering comprehensive and high quality clinical care in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.

You will need to be qualified in specialty and consolidated that learning for a minimum of one year in an acute neonatal setting. As well as progressing and maintaining your nursing skills, there will be opportunities to develop your management skills, working closely with senior staff as well as supporting junior members of the team and students.

For further information or an informal visit to the Neonatal Unit please contact Donna Jeffries, Ward Manager on 01737 231765 or by email at Donna-Marie.Jeffries@nhs.net

Closing date: 24/10/2021 (midnight)

Interview date: w/c 01/11/2021




The Trust is committed to being an inclusive employer - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. As an employer we offer a range of benefits including, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement networks, facilities and services to support staff well being.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) terms and conditions. For part time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical and dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.


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