Staff Nurse in Emergency Department

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

COME AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE and join our enthusiastic and committed team as an Emergency Department Nurse. The Department sees in excess of 52,000 per annum, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, working closely with other acute trusts in the North West. It has also been confirmed that there will be investment into the Emergency Department building (update of existing ED)

What we can offer?
  • A structured induction programme to the Emergency Department with on-going supervision supported by our Training and Development Facilitator. You will be helped to develop your skills and progress through the National Curriculum and Competency Framework for Emergency Nurses.
  • Possibilities of long-term career progression within the Department with plans to develop pathways to the role of Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP)
  • Funded training for courses such as Advanced Life Support (ALS), Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) and , in association with the Critical Care Unit, the Safe Critically Ill Transfer Training (SCITT)
  • Flexible working schemes

We welcome full time, flexible and part time applications from those of you with a genuine interest in Emergency Nursing. Although relevant post-registration experience would be preferred, don't let this put you off. A caring, compassionate, patient-centred approach are the most important qualities for us so if you are newly qualified and want a challenge we will welcome you.

37.50 hours per week. Full and Part time hours available.

Main duties of the job

The role of a Staff Nurse is to support in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of high quality nursing care. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the staff nurse will ensure patients receive the highest level of care, delivered using a holistic, patient-focused approach, while ensuring high standards of documentation are maintained.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Current first level registration in General / Adult Nursing


  • Minimum 12 months experience in area of specialism
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development



  • Demonstrates commitment to own personal development Demonstrates competence in: oAssessing patient condition and plan and implement care oEffective documentation of care delivery


  • Demonstrate evidence based decision making



  • Ability to delegate safely Ability to prioritise tasks and take action
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and oral


  • Ability to problem solve



  • Experience of using a multi - disciplinary approach to patient care


  • Experience of managing a group of staff to deliver patient care
  • Involvement in using evidence to implement improvements in practice/ protocol or procedures
  • Evidence of designing and delivering education to junior staff



  • Acts with professionalism and integrity
  • Enhanced DBS Clearance
  • Occupational Health Clearance


  • Demonstrates commitment to patient care and the Trust by adopting a flexible approach to work

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the person specification for further role requirements

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