Job Opportunities

General Nursing

General Nursing Grades D & E

Salary range:

D grade: 17,060 - 18,830 (pro-rata for part time)
E grade: 18,230 - 22,015 (pro-rata for part time)

Job type:

Permanent or fixed term
Full or part-time
day or night duty considered

Job Description:

We have vacancies for Senior Staff Nurses and Staff Nurses who wish to work in our busy District General Hospital. We offer comprehensive training and development, together with the opportunity to develop managerial and organisational skills. We are looking for nurses who are committed to delivering quality care. In-service training is available as a joint programme with University College Suffolk and applications for future Conversion courses are welcome. We are exploring more flexible shift patterns to meet varying demands on a patient's day, including night duty only. 

Notes: Rotational posts can be arranged for newly qualified nurses to gain experience across general areas. We can offer flexible working arrangements (full time / part time / job share) and there is a wide range of training professional development.

For general enquiries about opportunities in the Trust or if you would like to discuss the hours and shift patterns that you are interested in, please contact the Nursing Directorate on 01284 713500.


For further information concerning specific areas of work, please contact the following operational managers:

General Surgery, Urology &
Female Surgery

Mrs. A. Troup on 01284 713124 or

01284 713000 & bleep 716

Theatres, Day Surgery Unit &

Mrs. T. Harris on 01284 713870 or

01284 713000 & bleep 575

ITU, HDU & Recovery

Mr. P. Oats on 01284 712736 or

01284 713000 & bleep 618

Acute Medicine including
Emergency Assessment Unit

Mrs. C. Doyle on 01284 713926 or

01284 713000 & bleep 648

Orthopaedic, Trauma, ENT &


Mrs. R. Watts on 01284 712729 or

01284 713000 & bleep 805

Oncology & Haematology

Mrs. G. Bass on 01284 712860 or

01284 713000 & bleep 602

Elderly Rehabilitation

Mrs. S. Jenkins on 01284 712860 or

01284 713000 & bleep 471

Specialist Medicine, Coronary Care
Cardiac & Respiratory Medicine

Mrs. S. Morgan on 01284 713966 or

01284 713000 & bleep 466

Women & Child Health

Mrs. P. Davis on 01284 713220 or

01284 713000 & bleep 527

For an application form and job description, please contact the Communications Directorate, West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2QZ, tel: 01284 713510 or 01284 712745.



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Last Modified: August 2004