Sister/Charge Nurse - B6 - 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.

Sister/Charge Nurse - band 6 - ED

Exciting opportunities have arisen within Our Emergency Department for the position of Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse posts.

As a Band 6 in ED you will be supported by the senior nursing team to manage a junior team of staff enabling management exposure to establish those next steps in your career progression.

East surrey also has incredible succession planning enabling clinical career progression in trainee EP positions leading to possible practitioning and ACP pathways.

Successful applicants will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a band 5 staff nurse within Emergency Nursing, you should possess a wide range of appropriate clinical skills and have a keen interest in developing their career in Emergency Care.

Supporting junior staff members, and a willingness to mentor both students and new staff is also an important aspect of this post. You will have the opportunity to enhance and develop your skills through preceptorship and formal educational development within this busy dynamic area. You will need to have a firm understanding of both local and national initiatives in order to help the Emergency Department meet the Emergency Care Four Hour Standard, whilst ensuring the delivery of optimum standards of nursing care.

If you are interested in finding out, more please call Carl Sedge on 01737 768511 ext 2882 bleep 502

Please note, we will be requesting references at interview stage.

Interview date: 20th October 2021

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