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Ward Sister

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Adult Services
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5
Job ref
150-RG2311-CEN
Site
Piper Ward
Town
Crawley
Salary
£26,565 pa - £35,577 pa
Closing
21/01/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


 

Piper Ward at Crawley Hospital is looking an experienced Registered Nurse to join their welcoming, friendly, enthusiastic, person centred team as a Ward Sister. The ward provides Multi-disciplinary led rehabilitation (including Stroke rehabilitation)  and sub-acute care to local residents as well as managing complex discharges. The ward has a dementia friendly environment. If you want to work with a team who are happy, proactive, caring, patient and carer orientated, have a creative problem solving holistic approach and are keen to develop and support team members then this is the job for you.

We are currently developing Band 4 Assistant Practitioners, have an embedded Care Certificate for our Healthcare Assistants and provide clinical placements for Nursing and Therapy Students as well as those Returning to Practice across our 3 wards at Crawley Hospital.

Facilities on site include a restaurant, nursery and library. There are good public transport services.


In return we can offer you:
• Flexible working patterns
• Supportive learning environment
• Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development including mentorship and academic modules
• Commitment to and support for your wellbeing
• NHS Pension Scheme
• NHS discount and salary sacrifice schemes, including childcare vouchers

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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Hannah King Ward Manager hannahking1@nhs.net or 01293 600300 ext 1288

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01273 696011 x 2957