Paediatric Staff Nurse - band 5 - ED - COVID-19 in Crawley

Job description

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.

That’s why we’re so proud that in the last staff survey our colleagues rated us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend us as a place to work.

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:

  • 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.

East Surrey Paediatric Emergency Department.

We are excited to announce that our Paediatric Emergency Department is looking for a Paediatric Band 5 Staff Nurse which could be a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Proffesional (with paediatric experience) to join our friendly, supportive and motivated team.

Our Team is passionate about providing outstanding 24 hour Paediatric Emergency Care, in our modern and spacious department. We see approximately 35,000 children a year presenting with trauma and a wide spectrum of medical illness with mixed acuity.

The Department offers a structured Educational Programme, supported by designated Practice Development Nurses and a dynamic team of Clinical Practitioners who will support you in developing your knowledge and skills. Along with in house based educational opportunities, the Hospital is affiliated with Brighton University and The University of Surrey. We are a large Trauma Unit within the South West London and Surrey Trauma Network. As a band 5 Paediatric ED nurse, you will be actively supported to gain experience and confidence in all aspects of care given within each area of Paediatric Emergency Medicine.

The Paediatric Emergency Department is staffed as a specialist area, it works closely alongside the Adult emergency service and is collaboratively linked with our Paediatric inpatient services. This in turn provides excellent interdepartmental relationships and learning opportunities with Outwood Ward and the Children’s Assessment Unit, thus enhancing opportunities for career development.

Alongside our Paediatric services there are opportunities to develop your specialist interest into a link role with established links already set in Trauma, Safeguarding and Critical Care with further roles being developed. The foundations of these close working relationships are rooted in the Trust values of ‘one team’, ‘compassion’, ‘dignity and respect’, and ‘safety and quality’ and its vision to provide ‘Outstanding Care’ for both the community we serve and its team of employees.

As a flexible employer we understand the need for a work life balance and this is why we actively encourage self-rostering within the paediatric department enhancing your ability to control you work schedule.

As we are a 24 hour service the shifts reflect this and will mean you varies shift start and finish times.

The high standard of patient care at East Surrey Hospital is reflected in our Friends and Family Survey results. These consistently place us within the top 20% of trusts nationally. With a focus on Enterprising Leadership and Employee Empowerment staff surveys have identified the hospital as the best hospital to work in (Link).

If you are looking to develop your knowledge and skills in the specialty of Paediatric Emergency Care and want to enjoy coming to work then come and join us at the East Surrey Paediatric Emergency Department.

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