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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Children's services
Band 5
Full time / Part time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
24/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

The Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital (RACH) has a history of progressive and innovative paediatric care embracing medicine, nursing and related professions, children’s nurse training and research. It is one of the leading children’s centres on the South East Coast for tertiary and general paediatrics in a variety of specialties: surgery, gastroenterology, diabetes, respiratory medicine, oncology care and day care services. We also have a busy 24 hour dedicated children’s emergency department, theatre suite and high dependency unit.

Children’s services at the Royal Alex Children's Hospital were considered to be outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

This is your opportunity to join the children’s nursing team at the Alex and continue to move our acute service forward. You will have support from a strong senior nursing team and a children’s practice development nurse for your ongoing learning and professional development.

We presently have Band 5 vacancy on our surgical ward and this post would suit newly registered staff as well as those with more experience.

We are looking to recruit individuals that can demonstrate exceptional nursing care within their chosen setting and those that are committed to excellence.

You should expect to be supported, supervised, challenged and mentored by our experienced staff. As a new staff member you will complete an orientation period to the clinical area.

Successful applicants will be able to develop their skills alongside highly experienced nurses, using the latest medical and surgical equipment in our renowned teaching hospitals. If you are enthusiastic, keen to develop and have the drive to support the continued improvement of our patient pathway, then we want to hear from you.

  • Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.
  • Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)
  • We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.
  • If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.
  • We are proud to be able to offer a variety of flexible working options and contracts. For further information please refer to the Flexible Working for Registered Nurses document which is attached to this advert.


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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

Janet Hall, Children’s Practice Development Nurse on 01273 696955 ext 2312 or via email

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692 / 448616