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Staff Nurse

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Sussex County Hospital
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum
28/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

We are looking for a motivated nurse with a professional outlook to join our team in the Main Haemodialysis Unit as a Staff Nurse.The Sussex Kidney Unit is a state of the art purpose-built unit at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, and provides a comprehensive range of acute and chronic renal services.

The department is located in Brighton and is the hub for renal services in Sussex. You will work within a specialised area, providing high quality care to patients with acute and chronic renal failure. We are open Monday to Saturday- 07:00-23:00 and dialyse 180 patient per week.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, hard-working individual with at least two years post registration experience combined with strong interpersonal and care-management skills, to join our friendly team.

Ideally the candidate would possess renal experience and/or the renal course. Those without a renal background can take advantage of our in house training in the form of unit competencies/ mentoring and the Renal Development Programme study days organised by our Renal Clinical Educator. We also support participation on the Renal Pathway course provided by the University of Brighton. The unit utilises information technology extensively and IT skills would be advantageous.

The closing date may be brought forward once sufficient applications have been submitted.

  • 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

Charge Nurse Danilo San Diego (Haemodialysis Unit Manager)
01273 696955 Ext. 67567

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692 / 448616