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The Department of Psychiatry, set alongside Eastbourne's District General Hospital, has three on-site inpatient wards for adults with mental health problems; Heathfield Ward, Amberley Ward & Bodiam Ward.

At the Department of Psychiatry, our wards provide opportunities to deliver patient-centred holistic care, working closely with OT’s, psychologists and doctors in supporting patients in their recovery. Our people are at the heart of everything we do, with regular supervision, excellent leadership and superb teamwork, we will do everything we can to enable you to take your career where you want it to go.

You will experience a high sense of job satisfaction, helping people adjust and recover from acute mental health issues in the later stages of life.

We work flexibly in order to meet the needs of our 24-hour service, to include evenings, nights and weekends, which brings increased pay rates for unsocial hours as detailed under the Agenda for Change guidelines.

Read more about our Adult Mental health services

Our Wards

Heathfield Ward is an 18-bedded all-female integrated functional acute mental health ward, providing care for predominantly older aged adults.

Amberley is a ward for women with some shared bays and some individual rooms.

Bodiam Ward is an 18-bed ward for men, comprised of shared bays and some individual rooms.

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies in our team, plus other teams at this location.

CRHT Consultant | Permanent
24/01/2022
Are you interested in a role supporting adults in crisis or acute episode of care requiring home treatment and are you motivated by providing treatment in the community? If so, our ConsultantPsychiatrist role at our Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHT) , may be just the role for you! ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year per annum
Bank RMN Staff Nurse | Bank
24/01/2022
Amberley Ward at the Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex are looking for a committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 RMN Staff Nurse to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support ...
£14.21 an hour £14.21 per hour
Staff Nurse | Permanent
26/01/2022
Amberley Ward at the Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex are looking for a committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 RMN Staff Nurse to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year per annum
Nursing Associate | Permanent
01/02/2022
Amberley Ward at the Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex are looking for a committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 4 Nursing Associate to work independently under the leadership of registered nurses. Nursing Associates are equipped with the ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year per annum

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Want to be proactively matched to our vacancies that best fit your skillset and experience? Perhaps you want to join our Trust, but you're not sure which team would be best for you?

Our talent pool is a way for you to stay at the forefront of our minds, allowing us to understand your requirements and expertise and keep you informed about only the most appropriate opportunities for you. You will be the first to hear about new vacancies the second they are created, giving you a fast-track route to joining our amazing team

Talent Pool

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