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Staff Nurse

Job Description

At Virgin Care our approach to delivering healthcare services is innovative, refreshing and above all caring. We are committed to putting patient care first and we are looking for dedicated professionals who share our values and our passion for delivering quality care

We provide and contract for front-line NHS and social care services across England and have treated millions of people since 2006.We aim to make a lasting positive difference to the quality of care people receive. So, if that is what gets you out of bed in the morning, read on.

Nursing can be tough these days. So it is more important than ever to enjoy where you work.

We are currently recruiting excellent, highly-motivated staff to join our friendly, well-established and innovative multi-disciplinary community hospital team serving Sittingbourne.

We are recruiting enthusiastic, caring and compassionate Band 5 Registered Nurses for our multi-disciplinary team at Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital. Staff will need to be flexible as they may be required to move to other sites within Swale. All nurses will be required to take part in internal rotation.

Sittingbourne, set in the Garden of England and surrounded by beautiful countryside, is on the route of the high-speed HS1 train making London just over an hour away.

Sittingbourne Memorial Hospital has 23 beds and specialise in the rehabilitation of patients and end-of-life care.

We have an immediate vacancy for the right person who can work as part of a dedicated team of professionals passionate about delivering excellent, compassionate care with high clinical standards.

As a Staff Nurse you will deal with a variety of patients and conditions and contribute to the overall performance of the team by being a proactive, enthusiastic team m Working alongside our team of dedicated professionals including (eg therapists and healthcare assistants) the team has a great professional support network which includes regular interaction and team meetings that allows us to grow, learn and develop together.

The role will also involve:

Caring for patients, families, each other

•Actively listening, understanding and responding to patients

•Delivering, monitoring and maintaining our high standards of care

•Being an active and participating member of the team sharing best practicewhenever possible

•A commitment to ongoing improvement and development of the service

Service summary:

The essential qualities we are looking for in our Staff Nurse applicants are:

•1st Level Registration as an RGN

•Excellent communication and time management skills

•Ability to work both independently and also as part of the wider multidisciplinary team

•Demonstration of ongoing professional development and acommitment to providing high quality, safe and effective care that meets the needs of patients

•Ability to relate to patients and colleagues in a sensitive manner

•A flexible approach to work with the ability to work across a team rota (please specify what hours are required here)

•Keen to develop new skills and undertake clinical training

The rewards

As a valued member of the team, we’ll offer you a competitive salary of £21,909 to £28,462 per annum including NHS pension, ongoing training and development and good quality working conditions.

Working for Virgin Care comes with additional benefits – these include use of the Virgin tribe card which offers discounts on many products including up to 40% off Virgin trains, discounts on Virgin holidays and a host of other savings. Virgin Care is a vibrant organisation committed to progressive, continuous improvement within a thriving team.

If our Staff Nurse role appeals, you have the qualities we are looking for, share our values and feel excited by the prospect of what we can do for your career then we’d love to hear from you.

Each applicant is encouraged to either call or drop in for an informal chart with the In Patient Matron Linda Nurden or Ward Sister Emma Kettell on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Virgin Care are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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