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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Internal Only

Band 6

Main area
Critical Care Outreach
Band 6
Secondment - 12 months
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells Hospitals
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro rata
21/05/2019 23:59

Are you an experienced Critical Care or Acute Care Nurse? Do you have experience in caring for acutely ill patients? Would you now like to develop your critical care skills and gain valuable professional development working within a supportive team across both Trust hospitals?

You should have an interest in teaching, excellent communication skills, be motivated and flexible and be a strong team player on our Critical Care Outreach team.

You would be expected to work on both sites and to rotate onto night duty.

This is a secondment and you should therefore have the support of your Manager before applying for this post.

See Job Description and Person specification for full details.

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: Tuesday 21st May 2019 

Interviews:  To be confirmed 


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

If you are interested why not find out more about us or arrange an informal visit by contacting:

 Maria Crittenden – Matron Critical Care Outreach and Maidstone ITU

01622 224726 or 07710854485