Healthcare Assistant - Stroke Unit

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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Eastbourne DGH, Eastbourne
Competitive salary
19 Nov 2020
29 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people's homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

We are a 39 bedded Stroke Unit providing care for both Hyper-acute and acute stroke patients. Thrombolysis is an integral part of stroke care within the units and is available 24 hours over seven days a week.

Whether you are just starting out on your nursing career, looking for a change of job, working in a Nursing Home we would welcome the opportunity to meet with you.

We will provide a supportive atmosphere, mentorship training, clinical support and supervision on the ward and we are committed to professional development of all staff. Team working is an integral part of this ward with all staff are enabled and empowered to make a real difference for their patients. You will need to be well motivated and committed to high standards of patient care and to your personal professional development.

We have one permanent post and one fixed term post for up to 12 months available.

We offer:


Educational support - courses to enhance both clinical skills

Career Progression for all.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Matrons Donna Bloodworth or Ami Samateh on 0300 131 4500 extension 133539/136637.

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Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:
  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:
  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:
  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients' experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:
  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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.

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