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Nurse Team Manager - Emergency Department

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 7
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Nurse Team Leader who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

You will be responsible for actively managing assessing and co-ordinating the provision of high quality care on a daily basis to meet agreed departmental and professional standards.

Working in conjunction with the other Band 7 staff, provide leadership, advise and support to the patients attending the department, the services provided by the department.

You will actively participate in staff appraisal, not only for themselves, but also for others, by setting objectives and learning outcomes in consultation with the Lead and Senior Nurse in working to the requirements of the NHS Plan.

This is a hugely exciting time to be joining the Emergency Department at East and North Herts Trust. We have recently launched an ambitious new build to facilitate the developments around GP streaming and delivery of an Urgent Treatment Centre and we see the senior nursing team as integral to the success of this programme

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

We are seeking an experienced ED Nurse who is ready to develop into a credible and knowledgeable leaderof a busy Emergency Departmentwho can adapt to continually changing situations whilst promoting the highest quality patient care.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification information pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification



  • 1 st level registration
  • ILS
  • Accident and emergency course
  • Degree to Bsc level


  • Relevant post registration
  • Qualifications
  • ALS provider

Previous Experience


  • Extensive post qualification experience
  • Proven current experience as junior sister in the ED


  • experince of managing staff sickness
  • experience of managing complaints



  • Knowledge of current clinical and nursing developments.
  • Demonstrates expert clinical skills
  • Demonstrates evidence based practice.
  • Competent within role to meet the individual needs of clients including cultural sensitivities, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
  • The ability to evolve within the role and lead and support colleagues during periods of change within the clinical setting.


  • Evidence of recent professional development

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust


Lister Hospital

Coeys Mill Lane



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