Registered Nurse - Stroke Unit

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
07 Nov 2019
11 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the 'as is' and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable

Join Our Award Winning Stroke Unit!!

As a place to live, work and enjoy life, Southend on Sea has a lot to offer. The border touches sea, city and countryside with some of England's prettiest villages and liveliest towns. It is also just under an hour from London making it an ideal base to explore the capital city.

As one of the East of England's most successful healthcare providers, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is recognised for its consistently strong performance and challenging ambitions. We are already renowned for our second to none care-giving; our passion for the people in the local community and the high levels of staff development.

Our multi-award winning stroke unit currently consists of 51 beds across two wards: acute and neurological rehabilitation.

We are looking for Registered Nurses to join our dedicated team to help maintain the high standards of care we strive for within our department, meeting national and local guidelines. You will help formulate and carry out effective care for patients and ensure they are delivered to the highest possible level.

In return we can offer many career development opportunities and outstanding support to help you achieve your professional goals. We provide regular teaching sessions and are extremely keen to contribute towards the development of your knowledge and skills within this specialist area.

Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all employees, such as a very desirable Pension scheme and Staff Discounts, we also boast a number of other incentives, including an onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members.

If you don't believe us, come and see for yourself. Arrange a visit today and come and speak to the team to find out more!

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Habberley
( Email address removed )

Karis Reeve

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  • Southend University Hospital Staff benefits:
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Large range of discounts which continues to grow and includes; gym memberships, large retail stores, local builders and mechanics, travel agents, phone line providers, local beauticians and much more.
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing service
  • Competitive pension
  • Effective 01 April 2019, annual leave entitlement is guaranteed in line with NHS terms and conditions of service

On appointment: 27 days

After five years' service: 29 days

After ten years' service: 33 days
  • Part time and flexible hours may be considered

An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members - please see the attached information pack for further information.

We will be moving from Local Terms to AfC on 01 April 2019. Details provided on request.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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