Staff Nurse - Urgent Treatment Centre

£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
19 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 5

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 4,750 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 14 inpatient and outpatient locations, serving a total community of 1.3 million people
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • Stonewall Diversity Champions, and Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our established nursing and medical team within the Urgent Treatment Centre at Crawley Hospital. The service provides urgent and unscheduled care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a fully integrated ambulatory primary care service for the Crawley population and surrounding communities. There is also a designated paediatric and adolescent area within the UTC and 24/7 mental health liaison service cover. The unit has recently been remodelled and redesigned to provide a modern clinical environment that is responsive to both staff and patients needs.

You will require experience of working within an Emergency/Urgent Care/Acute Care setting, with evidence of consolidation of nursing skills. You will be expected to assess and prioritise all patients presenting to the unit whilst ensuring safe, efficient, and effective treatment of all patients within a predefined target time of arrival to the Unit.

The successful candidate will be committed to service improvements with an acceptance of change, and have a desire to work in a positive environment that embraces the challenges urgent care faces as the service moves forward.

You will demonstrate a calm and confident approach to your work demonstrating excellent nursing and communication skills and the ability to manage and prioritise workloads effectively.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

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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  • B5 PS
  • Staff Benefits Brochure

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