Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Expiring today

30 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • Over 5,000 full and part time staff, with 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • 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
  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

We are opening a new 15 bed intermediate care unit in Hove, and we are looking for inspiring individuals to join our new team in the pivotal roles of Ward Sister/Charge Nurse.

Supporting the Ward Manager, you will provide clinical expertise and visible leadership, and help to create a positive patient experience. Recent inpatient experience is a must for these roles - you may be an experienced Band 6 an experienced Band 5 seeking development - either way we very much welcome your application.

Our recent Care Quality Commission inspection rated our community inpatient services as Outstanding for caring and our overall Trust rating as Good. If you are passionate about making a difference and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve then we would love to hear from you.

In return we can offer you:
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development, including mentorship and physical assessment modules
  • Commitment to and support for your health and wellbeing
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • NHS discounts and salary sacrifice schemes

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

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within two weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails, including your junk folder, on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically as well; 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.

Documents to download
  • JD and PS Ward Sister / Charge Nurse B6 ( PDF , 527.1 KB )
  • JD ad PS Ward Sister / Charge Nurse B6 ( PDF , 527.2 KB )
  • Staff Benefits Brochure ( PDF , 484.5 KB )