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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Care of the Elderly
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tunbridge Wells
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata
24/07/2019 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Staff nurse to join the Ward 32 team. 

The ward is a 30 bedded acute care of the elderly medical unit .

We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable people to join our dynamic, friendly and committed team.

You will require excellent interpersonal skills and need to be motivated to continue your provisional development within this supportive team. We would also love an individual who has a passion for frailty.

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

We would love to see you and welcome you for informal visits to show you around the ward prior to application if you wish

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 24th July 2019 

Interviews: Thursday 1st 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

For any further information please do not hesitate to contact myself

Ward Manager Georgina Llewellyn on