Staff Nurse - Diabetes and Endocrine Service - Winter Ward

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Competitive salary
08 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role


Diabetes and Endocrine Service - Winter Ward

37.5 hrs

We are looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic and passionate staff who will support the Ward Manager to motivate, inspire and innovate new practice whilst promoting patient safety and quality.

You will be an advocate for our patients and want to be part of a dynamic team that supports care for patients with Diabetes, Endocrine and general medical conditions.

The Trust actively supports the professional and clinical development of all levels of nursing staff. We do this through offering a wide range of in-house learning opportunities to advance both core and specialist skills and knowledge, in order to develop and retain a competent, patient centred and high quality workforce.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate our Trust Values in their everyday practice and commitment to ensuring all patients receive the best experience during their stay.

We are a medium sized District General Hospital who has achieved national recognition, awards, and achievements for the care we provide to patients. We will only recruit employees who share our passion to strive for excellence and improvements to nursing care. We want our staff to be an advocate for patients and their families.
The Trust aims to deliver safe, high quality care and ensures a positive patient experience. You will be supported by our Sisters, Ward Manager, Matrons, Clinical Specialists and the Nursing Practice and Development Team. Our nurses are highly valued to ensure they provide and maintain effective nursing care to patients/clients and their relatives. We strive to continuously develop and enhance knowledge and skills that will directly influence consistently high standards of clinical practice.
You will be working in partnership with the Multi-Disciplinary team, support the development of student nurses and junior staff, and creating an atmosphere conductive to learning and practice development. You will also represent the Trust in delivering nursing care in line with the Trust Values and treat all staff/colleagues, patients, families, and visitors with respect and dignity.
We can offer full time or part time roles, which will be predominantly long shifts across the full service 24/7 range.
If you are a Newly Qualified Nurse, Experienced Registered NMC Nurse or returning to practice, we want to hear from you. Please apply online and clearly stating in your application your current Nursing Registration Situation the role type, hours and specialism you are interested in.
For those who are shortlisted for interview we will offer informal visits or conversations with the Mecical Ward Managers so you can find out more.
Please contact the recruitment team for further information on 01279 827977.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Madhvi Saikumar – Ward Manager 01279827051

Francina Mushaninga – Matron 01279444455 Bleep 060

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst 'building for excellence' and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible, family friendly working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff 'at risk'

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

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