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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse- ED

Job Reference: 390-R4506-ED-D

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Emergency Medicine
Location:
Southend University Hospital Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea
Salary:
£26,565 - 35,577 per annu

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


Are you an experienced registered nurse with leadership skills and A&E experience?

Do you want to develop and hone in on your skills and motivate others to do the same?

Southend university Hospital is passionate about care and are looking for a Deputy sister/Charge nurse to work within our A&E department to lead, co-ordinate and motivate a dedicated team of nursing and support staff to ensure the delivery of quality care.

The Department:

Our Emergency department provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients with emergency conditions, serious injuries or illnesses as well as minor injuries. It is a very busy and demanding department which sees an average of 300 patients a day. The department has a discharge target which aims to; see, treat and discharge 95% of patients in 4 hours.

In return, we promise a supportive and friendly place to work where our values: ‘Caring with compassion, Working together and being Professional and Accountable’ matters. We aim to provide excellent care from excellent people so that all hospital users – whether patient or visitor – have a good experience of their time with us.

This is a permanent full time post of 37.5 hours per week.

Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
•Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
•Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
•Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
•An initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata) rising to 33 days (pro rata) after 7 years’ service
•We offer an attractive recruitment & retention package. Please Contact Recruitment for details.
•An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members
•And as we are the only Trust within the UK under Local Terms and Conditions we allow participation in a Gainshare Payment Scheme, have the ability to buy and sell annual leave and deliver Long Service Awards.
•Competitive pension

The Area:

Southend is a lively and vibrant seaside town, most famous for having the world’s longest pier. It boasts excellent road and rail communications – central London is less than an hour away by train and the newly-expanded airport is introducing new routes all the time.

The town is renowned for its wide variety of cultural and sporting opportunities, with top-class theatres, arts and music festivals and water sports. It also prides itself on offering a buzzing nightlife with clubs, excellent restaurants and bistros. There are outstanding shops as well as plenty of parks and open spaces.

Education in the area is very good, boasting 4 local Grammar schools and a large college and University.

To gain a better understanding of our Trust’s vision and work ethic, please read our hospital Magazine 'The Look' via our hospital website or follow our videos on YouTube under 'SouthendHospitalNHS'.

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require then apply today!



For further details / informal visits contact:

Kerry Joseph
Jane Ralph




  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days

  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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