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Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from the former Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we've a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore.

Are you looking for a bright future....... Look no further, you've found us, Emergency Village at Bury Care Organisation !!

We are part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, along with SRFT, and together we create one of the largest NHS healthcare organisations in Greater Manchester and the North West.

Here at the Emergency Village you can achieve your dream job, building your skills and being part an ever growing dynamic workforce where patient centred care is at the fore front.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Nurse with relevant experience to join our multi-disciplinary team inOur new Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC)

We can offer you a diverse working environment whilst allowing u to develop your Clinical skills, knowledge and expertise giving you the opportunity to gain advanced skills . Have you the passion, enthusiasm and drive to succeed, if the answer is yes we want to hear from you . There are opportunities for you to equip yourself with skills that will assist your career progression or find and stay in your dream job where variety is just a normal day.

Main duties of the job

You will need to ensure that as well as providing excellent patient care you will also be working to tight deadlines to ensure the Patients are assessed, diagnosed and start treatment on the same day, improving patient experience and reducing hospital admissions as well as avoiding unplanned and longer than necessary stays in hospitals, resulting in lower risk of infections and de-conditioning for patients

A large part of the role involves the patient flow through the emergency village, therefore close collaboration with the bed management team, Emergency Department and MAU will be required and a good working knowledge of the patient flow system is also required

About us

Bury Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Rated as 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission, our Fairfield site delivers innovative patient-centred care, and boasts an award winning Stroke centre and Heart Care unit. Supported by our community services in Bury, a mix of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors, Bury exemplifies the benefits of a joined up approach to health and social care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role is pressured at times, you will need to be proactive, self-directed and have self-awareness as well as working collaboratively with a wider multi disciplinary teams.

You will have clear aims for the SDEC Units ongoing development and be able to achieve goals set.

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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 where you can also find out more about how to access vaccination. There is a current Government consultation underway which will determine whether some new starters may need to be vaccinated.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please

Person Specification

Degree / diploma in nursing studies(or equivalent nursing qualification and experience) -


  • Degree / diploma in nursing studies(or equivalent nursing qualification and experience) -
  • Evidence of continuous professional development (CPD)
  • Evidence of involvement in teaching
  • Evidence of mentorship qualification


  • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care
  • Demonstrate initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus
  • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care

Knowledge and Experience


  • Demonstrates evidence based clinical knowledge
  • IT Skills
  • Communicates succinctly, clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing
  • Be an effective team member who is able to relate to colleagues at all levels of the Trust with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to coordinate your workload and supervise members of the team, ensuring high quality, safe and effective patient care


  • Experience of the use of clinical systems
  • Demonstrate initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus
  • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Bury Care Oraganisation

Rochdale Old Road



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