Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year p.a. inc.
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
New Career in Emergency Nursing?

We are excited to announce there is an opportunity for Registered Nurses to join our OUTSTANDING Emergency Department in the heart of East London.

You will be joining a team that is one of the highest performing Emergency Departments in the UK, that achieves consistently good clinical engagement, patient flow and has an OUTSTANDING rating at CQC.

We are looking for Registered Nurses. Experience in A& E is desirable but not essential. Our nurses should be enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated nurses who possess excellent communication skills and enjoy a challenge.

You will be supported by a dedicated team of practice development nurses, senior nurses and a strong education ethos. We will deliver a key career pathway and emergency nursing specialty training in order to give you grounding in your career. Please review the attached document 'career development pathway for ED Nurses'

Main duties of the job

Main duties include:
  • The post holder will practice within a team of nursing staff, and have responsibility for a group of patients, assessing, prioritising, planning, implementing and evaluating their care needs.
  • You will deliver a high standard of individualised nursing care based on current sound research/evidence, you will not require direct supervision, and at times will co-ordinate an area, while teaching and supervising junior qualified and unqualified staff.
  • You will join a forward thinking multi-disciplinary team dedicated to delivering high standards of care in a diverse community. Applicants must enjoy a fast pace acute environment as well as having a keen interest in delivering excellence in holistic care.

About us

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Education / Qualification


  • Registered Nurse


  • Post Registration experience

Skills/ Abilities


  • The ability to effectively function as part of a multi-disciplinary team in an A/E setting.
  • The ability to initially assess patients develop, implement and evaluate a plan of care.
  • The ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in accordance with NMC Code



  • Nursing in an Emergency Department or experience within a acute setting


  • Emergency Department experience



  • NMC Code
  • Confidentiality issues
  • A level of nursing knowledge consistent with the standard required for registration.

Other Requirements


  • Able to work flexibly to meet the service needs
  • Ability to be punctual and efficiently manage time.

Trust Values


  • Understanding and demonstration of the Trust Values.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Homerton Row


E9 6SR

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