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Surgical Services
Band 5
Fixed Term until August 2018
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
William Harvey Hosptial
£23,023- £29,608 per annum
20/12/2018 23:59
Interview date
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Registered Nurse

Band 5

Come and join us! We have excellent full time opportunity for a registered nurse within the Head and Neck Department at The William Harvey Hospital in Ashford. We are a busy 16 bedded mixed ward with an outpatient department and emergency clinics attached.  We are a friendly, welcoming team, working within a dynamic, responsive and growing unit.


As a unit we pride ourselves on delivering consistent high standards of holistic care. This is reflected in our  performance metrics and feedback from patients, relatives and visitors to our unit.


We offer a supportive environment with an extensive induction programme  This in combination with self-directed study will assist you in caring for a variety of Head and Neck patients


We are seeking an enthusiastic, caring and self- motivated staff nurse; who aspires to make a positive contribution to care given to our Head and Neck patients .


Ideally the candidate will have acute post registration experience, however we would welcome applications from newly qualified staff with acute placement experience.

We will provide you with a structured Preceptorship programme, a range of rotational opportunities to enable development of skills across patient pathways, and access to development opportunities with our excellent links with Canterbury Christchurch University

We aim to provide safe and effective care that exceeds the expectations of our patients and the public and we are looking for excellent nurses who embrace our Trust values and care so that:

  • People feel cared for as individuals
  • People feel safe, reassured and involved
  • People feel that we are making a difference

People feel teamwork, trust and respect sit at the heart of everything we do

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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

Jenny Paton Ward Manager 01233616260