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Registered Nurse band 5/6

NHS
Chelmsford
£21,909 - £35,225 /Year
Full-Time

Job Description

Mid Essex Hospitals Trust is a District General Hospital in the East of England providing acute services to the people of the Mid Essex region and has a positive and successful approach to developing and delivering excellence in health care.

At our best we are a kind, professional, positive, team and these are reflected in the Trust's values and behaviours. The Trust believes in investing in our staff and helping them to uphold our values to the highest standard.

Employing over 4,000 people with vast amount of experience, skill and expertise, employee performance is something we pride ourselves on and we are always looking to welcome new individuals to our dynamic and caring staff community.

Situated in the heart of Essex, Broomfield Hospital is conveniently located in the City of Chelmsford, Essex just 35 minutes train journey to London Liverpool Street and 30 minutes to London Stansted Airport. Chelmsford offers vibrant options for shopping and leisure activities as well as a variety of family friendly attractions. Essex boasts unrivaled countryside, wonderful surrounding parks and landscapes as well as a vast coasltline.


£21,909 - £28,462 band 5, £26,302 - £35,225 Band 6 per annum pro rata

Band 5 and 6 depending on experience:

Phoenix Children’s Unit works closely with Great Ormond Street Hospital’s Cleft team caring for children with Cleft Lip and Palate. We take acute and elective admissions and as well as caring for children with a wide variety of medical conditions including oncology we deal with the following surgical specialities i.e. plastic surgery, General and Orthopaedic surgery, Burns reconstruction, ENT and Maxillary Facial. We also have an 8 bedded assessment unit. Your development will be supported by two dedicated high dependency facilitators who offer valuable education opportunities under the guidance of a mentor as part of the team. We can offer an excellent preceptorship and induction programme plus access to ongoing professional education and development. The wide variety of specialities cared for on Phoenix will be invaluable when considering further career options.

We are looking for Band 5 and Band 6 enthusiastic and highly motivated Children’s nurses to join our friendly team of established nurses; you should be keen to work within this progressive area of children’s services. The children’s team provides the child and family with a holistic hospital experience and continuity of care offering them a pre-assessment prior to surgery, pre and post-operative care and a discharge follow up. All aspects aimed at maintaining the standards set out in the National service framework benchmarks.

Do you have the desire to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team? Our patients are at the centre of everything we do, and should have a positive experience of all we offer. We expect every person working in the Trust, in whatever role, to uphold our values at all times, whether dealing with patients, visitors or other staff. Staff can also have confidence that as an employer, we commit to supporting them to be able to do their very best. We have strong links with Anglia Ruskin University that will afford the opportunity to study relevant courses.

A full shift pattern will be expected which includes weekends, bank holidays and nights so flexibility is key.

If you would like to work in a friendly environment and are motivated and enthusiastic about making a difference in children’s services. We would like to hear from you.

For further information please contact Mel Hodge Senior Sister on  ( Phone number removed )  and if you would like to come for an informal visit or speak with any of the ward sisters please feel free to contact us.




All correspondence including shortlisting notification and invitation to interview is to be completed online via NHS Jobs. Please ensure you provide email addresses of your current and previous employer referees.

MEHT contracts are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period.

All Registered Nurse/Midwife/Theatre Practitioner or ODP you will be required to take a Drug Calculation Test. (please note 100% pass mark required)

All HCA/HCSW/MCA will be required to take a Literacy and Numeracy test (80% pass required) as part of the pre employment process.

This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to existing NHS at Risk employees working in Essex who meet the essential criteria.

In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust some of our vacancies may expire prior to the advertised closing date. This is in line with the Department of Health's policy. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and as all communication will be done online, please give e-mail addresses for referees.

Please note that the Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Applicants who consider they have a disability will be shortlisted for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust is also a MINDFUL EMPLOYER®. Please be advised that if the post you are applying for requires any level of Professional Qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to bring evidence of this qualification or registration with you to interview. Failure to do so may result in your application being withdrawn.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is 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 Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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