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Staff Nurses for Hyper Acute Stroke Service Recruitment Event

Join our nursing team and be part of a multidisciplinary team in delivering the gold standard of Stroke care.

When a stroke strikes, what matters is getting the right treatment quickly and in the right place. The Stroke department is crucial in supporting every patient to receive the best possible expert care within delay. On a 24 hour / 7 day per week basis, all stroke patients will be assessed, undergo a brain scan, diagnosed and given life-saving clot-busting drugs, within 30 minutes of arriving at hospital, and four and a half hours of having a stroke. Our specifically trained nurses are experts in looking after stroke patients. Using their nursing skills to oversee the treatment of those in the care and keeping them comfortable and safe whilst they are on the ward.

As a nurse working on the stroke unit, you will have specialist and structured education framework with a range of competencies to support practice and on-going learning.

Additional stroke competencies will be completed as part of the job on the Stroke unit.

We have significant service developments under way and are leading the way in delivering high quality, timely Stroke services to North West Surrey. Stroke and Neuro Sciences are delivered across 3 sites, you will be predominantly based at St Peter’s but there will be opportunities to work in within rehab and early supported discharge. This will offer you the chance to work with a team of healthcare professionals who will give you peer support and guidance.

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Ashford and St. Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust is forward thinking and works in partnership with the Institute for Health Improvement to equip its staff with the tools to make positive changes to the way we deliver healthcare sciences. This is an exciting time for us and we are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join the team. Previous Stroke experience is not essential and applications are welcome from nurses wishing to work full-time, part-time and bank hours.

Come and join us at out recruitment event on the 6th September 2018 between 5.00pm and 9.00pm.

The stroke unit at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital undertake a complete transformation programme with all stroke pathway under the care of one unit at St Peter’s Hospital to provide direct access for hyper acutely ill stroke patients and to provide early rehabilitation and quicker discharge home.

We are looking to recruit dynamic and motivated nurses, willing to specialise in stroke care to provide excellent quality care in timely manner, whilst keeping patients safe and informed.

Please apply online via NHS Jobs so we can shortlist and invite for interview, but you will have an opportunity to apply directly on the evening of event also.

Please do not hesitate to contact Lenus Buzgoi, Clinical Nurse Leader for Stroke via: 07583 009394 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Ashford and St. Peter’s Nursing Recruitment Day

Let Ashford and St Peters Hospitals support you in developing your Nursing Career

Band 5 Staff Nurse Opportunities
Saturday 15th September, Post Graduate Centre, St Peters Hospital

Here at Ashford and St Peters our workforce is diverse and we celebrate the differences in us all by listening and respecting our fantastic nursing teams, which is why we believe we have a nursing opportunity to suit everyone.

We are an award winning, innovative and forward-thinking Foundation Trust that utilises Quality Improvement methodology in everything we do so that we can continuously improve the services we provide to our population.

Our team

Our leadership team provides support and direction in a team where every voice counts and we are keen to get you where you want to be. That means excellent access to courses that will develop and stretch you, along with in-house programmes and development days that will inspire you to reach your goals -no matter how high!

During the recruitment event you will have the opportunity to discuss your career pathway, continuous professional development, preceptorship and induction programs, and if you have not yet decided where your nursing career will take you we can also offer a tailor made rotation programme covering most of our adult nursing areas.

On the day we will be interviewing for the following areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Theatres
  • Day Surgery
  • Adult Medical Wards
  • Adult Surgical Wards
  • Emergency Department
  • Hyper Acute Stroke Unit
  • Acute Medical Unit
  • Endoscopy

Our teams will give you care and support both personally and professionally in an environment where you are valued by the team, appreciated and accepted for being you. Happy staff equal happy patients!

Our teams support staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance and offer flexible working opportunities and other staff benefits.

We welcome applications from new graduates and experienced nurses looking for their first hospital role or are looking to develop their career. Please apply via NHS Jobs and chose the specialty you would like in your application form

If you think that you have what it takes to work in an organisation where we live our values then please come and join us …

For further queries or to arrange an informal visit please contact:

Lisa Punter, Lead Nurse Workforce 01784 884276 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Open Days

Our next recruitment events are:


Staff Nurses for Hyper Acute Stroke

6th September 2018 between 5.00pm and 9.00pm


Nursing Recruitment Day

Saturday 15th September, Post Graduate Centre, St Peters Hospital