Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Urgent Care
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Maidstone Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 pa
02/03/2018 23:59

We have Staff Nurse vacancies on Whatman Ward at Maidstone Hospital.…

As a Trust we are passionate about providing high standards of patient care and are looking for people with the same values. Maidstone Hospital provides a wide range of complex and routine surgical and medical services and has the latest in diagnostic facilities. It is also home to the main base of Kent Oncology Centre, which provides complex radiotherapy and chemotherapy for patients throughout Kent and North East Sussex.

Our hospital is located within a short distance of the nearest, town centre which offers a range of amenities, including shops, bars and restaurants. There are fantastic travel links which make all parts of the county, country and beyond, easily accessible. The area also houses many high-performing schools, including some of the top private schools in the country.

We are currently looking for dedicated, caring and passionate Staff Nurses to come and work on our Medically Fit ward and share our vision of providing the best possible care for patients, for each other, and for making our Trust even better. If you are a Nurse in a Nursing Home looking for a new exciting opportunity this could be just what you are looking for.

Come to us and you’ll join an amazing team, in a modern hospital in a beautiful part of South East England, and you’ll be given all the support and training you need.

At MTW NHS Trust we can offer a range of staff benefits including childcare vouchers, flexible working applications, lease car schemes, enhanced maternity and paternity pay as well as a generous NHS pension scheme. We welcome your applications and will proactively support you to fulfil your career aspirations here at MTW NHS Trust.

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

If you have an interest in working in our Trust and would like to be a part of a team of people developing new skills every day, please complete the application form and if you application is successful you will be shortlisted for an interview.

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)

Closing Date: Friday 2nd March 2018

Interviews: Friday 16th March 2018

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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

Charlie Lee-Frost, Ward Manager
01622 228958

If you have problems applying, contact

01622 220118