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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum / pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Division: Unplanned & Integrated Care

Care Group: Urgent and Emergency Care

Band: 5

Salary: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum / pro rata

Assessment & Interview Date: Week Commencing 12th June 2023

**Please note this advert is only open to UK Residents**

We are recruiting for Staff Nurses who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best of People and have the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

Join our Emergency Nursing team. Emergency Nursing offers a fast-paced environment where your developing skills and knowledge will make a direct difference to your patients and the safety of our community.

Our department has been recognised for its innovative practices and sets the standard for workforce development and standardised career development. Don't waste time apply today!

Emergency Nursing is an exciting and rewarding career at Medway we offer a support and development package that has received national acknowledgement and was recently voted the winner at the annual Nursing Times Workforce Awards.

We provide a comprehensive package of learning and development that will assist you from Novice to Expert.

This includes access to two different MSc programmes.

Working for us opens a world of opportunity, if you would like to discuss a career with us, please contact Cliff Evans Consultant Nurse for further information or to arrange an informal visit.

Share our values and join our ambition to be the BEST!

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for carrying out clinical practice within designated clinical areas, ensuring that high quality, current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge

Will be responsible for the application of knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices, underpinned by theoretical knowledge, practical experience and competence

To act as advocate for patients within the area, to ensure a patient orientated approach to the delivery of care and to meet standards of both local and national policy

To ensure that patients receive high quality clinical care and a good patient experience, having regard for their customs, religious beliefs and doctrines

Recognise and avoid situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individuals. This will involve regular liaison with senior nurses and the medical teams

You will tactfully advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness, and understand that the acute phase of care may not be the right time for such conversations

Recognise the significance of physical and clinical observations made, and utilise methods of escalation to negate the possible physical deterioration of patients

Person Specification



  • RN1/RN2/RN12 or RN Child Registered Nurse on the NMC register
  • To hold the appropriate level for the area of speciality



  • Knowledge of the NMC Code of professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives
  • Up to date knowledge of current clinical and professional issues



  • To participate in or provide evidence of completion of preceptorship
  • Is able to administer intravenous drug therapy/ or is willing to work towards this



  • Able to assess plan, implement and evaluate programmes of care
  • Able to supervise and teach junior staff

Valued Based Question


  • How would you ensure you represent MFT in a positive way?

Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust


Emergency Department Medway Hospital

Windmill Road



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