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Nursing Lead SDEC

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Same Day Emergency Care: Are you a dynamic, forward thinking and ready for a challenge! Are you looking for an exciting change working in a fast-paced environment?

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust is developing dynamic new Integrated Acute Assessment Units to enable us to deliver acute services in line with the national drive for Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC). If you would like to be engaged with innovative clinical care, we are interested in hearing from you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 nursing lead to drive standards and performance within our SDEC department. SDEC is one of the many ways the NHS is working to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time for patients. It aims to benefit both patients and the healthcare system by reducing waiting times and hospital admissions, where appropriate.

Patients can be referred to SDEC treatment through different routes, including following streaming or triage in emergency departments (EDs), Direct referral from GPs, direct transfer from ambulance services, Direct referral from NHS 111. SDEC is an integrated service, and it is an expectation that multiple specialties will be managed including surgical, medical, frailty , gynaecology & ENT.

Main duties of the job

You need to be passionate about providing high quality, same day emergency care in what is a fast paced, evolving and exciting area of acute emergency care. You must have excellent communication skills and be excited about being part of an innovative nursing team.

The successful applicant must have 2 years' experience as a Band 5/6 in an acute setting, with experience of leading a shift. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, and you should be able to motivate the team to achieve and surpass the expectations of our patients, visitors and colleagues. As a senior member of the team, you will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills and be confident in your clinical and communication skills. It is an expectation that you will oversee the daily management of the unit with the support of the senior management team .

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values of Kindness, Courage and Respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oLevel 1 Registered Nurse
  • oDiploma in Nursing or evidence of recent relevant CPD at diploma level
  • oQualified mentor (ENB 998 or mentorship award or equivalent) or working towards
  • oEvidence of Post Registration development in the relevant specialty


  • oDegree in Nursing or working towards
  • oLeadership Qualification

Occupational Experience


  • oMinimum 2 years' experience at band 5 or 6


  • oExperience of managing a team or area within a ward area

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


DPoW Grimsby


DN33 2BA

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