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Main areaElderly careGradeBand 4ContractPermanentHoursFull time: 37.5Job ref379-2512727-JUL20

EmployerBrighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS TrustEmployer typeNHSSiteRoyal Sussex County HospitalTownBrightonSalary£21,892 - £24,157 per annumClosingToday at 23:59

About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work\/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Silver accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

About this vacancy

Are you passionate about providing outstanding acute care for people with Dementia?

Are you career minded and driven to be part of developing a flag ship service?

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team who are currently developing the service to deliver outstanding care and treatment to people who are acutely unwell with Dementia. As part of the development of The Emerald Unit we are looking for a skilled, dynamic person who will provide excellent care to our patients and work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team.

Emerald Unit is a 16 bedded specialist dementia unit offering assessment and treatment of patients who are acutely unwell with an acute cognitive impairment or exacerbation of various stages of dementia.

This is your opportunity to be part of the development of the acute service within Dementia Care, particularly as Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) is currently going through an exciting period of change. The £500M "3T's" redevelopment of The Royal Sussex County Hospital is underway and stage one will be completed in 1- 2 years' time.

In January 2019, The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its report following its recent inspection of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH). This showed a significant improvement in our rating to the second-highest possible: 'Good'. Medicine was rated as outstanding for the care delivered.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible, energetic nursing associate with a 'can do' approach with high expectations for delivering and organizing, safe, high quality person centered care. You will have a proactive and positive approach with excellent clinical and inter- personal skills to work alongside our fantastic multidisciplinary team.

We pride ourselves on giving exceptional care to our patients and their families and we are looking for colleagues who share our passion and who can support us in maintaining our outstanding rating from the CQC going forward.

We are looking for candidates who are able to join us in our future vision so If you share our passion then click apply and let today be the start of a new journey!

We would recommend an informal chat and visits are very welcome.

General information for applicants

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU\/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. In the event of exceptional interest we may close adverts earlier than specified.

Further Information

For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services on 01444 44 8692 \/44 8616 or Email:bsuh.hresvacancies@nhs.net
Job Sector
Other
Job Position
Other
Estimated Salary
£21,892.00 - £24,157.00
City/Town
Brighton
Address
Brighton, UK Show on map
Location
Brighton
Post date
Closing date

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