Specialist Medicine.

Maidstone, Kent
£23,023 - £29,608 pa pro
24 Oct 2018
21 Nov 2018
Nursing Field
Job Type

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Specialist Medicine Directorate have Staff Nurse Vacancies at Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury waiting for you.

As a Directorate we are passionate about providing high standards of patient care and are looking for people with the same values. We have two hospitals in our Trust; Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury.

Tunbridge Wells Hospital is the first NHS hospital in England to provide en-suite, mostly single rooms for inpatients, many of which have woodland views. The hospital is seen, nationally, as an example of best practice in the design of patient-safe facilities and has attracted widespread international interest.

Tunbridge Wells provides a range of complex and routine surgical and medical services and is a recognised Trauma Centre with state-of-the art facilities. Tunbridge Wells Hospital is located within a short distance of the nearest, large town centres which offer a range of amenities, including shops, bars and restaurants. It is on the doorstep of some of Kent’s most beautiful countryside – the best of both worlds. 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 fill a number of exciting roles. We are looking for Staff Nurses who share our vision of providing the best possible care for patients, for each other, and for making our Trust even better.

We have vacancies across all of our specialty medical wards including care of the elderly, gastroenterology, Cardiology, high dependency respiratory wards and acute stroke units. There may be the opportunity to tailor made a rotational programs to support your development within Medicine.

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

Come to us and you’ll join an amazing team, in a modern, state-of-the-art hospital in a beautiful part of South East England, and you’ll be given all the support and training you need. We welcome your applications and will proactively support you to fulfil your career aspirations at MTW NHS Trust. We welcome annualised contracts, family friendly hours and return to practice staff

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 generic application form and if shortlisted for interview you will have an opportunity to express your preference of clinical area.

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: nicola.henthorn@nhs.net), 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 21st November 2018

Interviews: To be confirmed

For further questions please contact Sally Foy, Associate Director of Nursing 07496 233446/ or Sharon Page, Lead Matron 07701 294558

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