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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Specialist Medicine
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Maidstone Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
31/07/2019 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for band 5 staff nurses on Mercer Ward. Mercer is 26 bedded busy acute medical ward specialising in Elderly care. We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable people to join our dynamic team.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and need to be motivated to continue your professional development within this supportive team.

As a trust we offer a two week trust induction programme and a preceptorship package which will continue for 6 months. Mercer Ward has dedicated staffs who welcome new applicants into our team.

You must be flexible and able to participate in internal rotation with shift patterns. 

You will be expected to attend the Trust’s Induction Programme for RNs, RMs and ODPs (which starts on the first day of employment).  The programme is full-time (please contact the programme lead if this is problematic:, lasts for two weeks and will involve travelling to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area and classroom-based study days which run from 9am to 5pm.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st July 2019 

Interviews: Thursday 8th August 2019 

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Ward Manager Mansiri Gurung for Mercer
01622 224385