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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 per annum inclusive of high cost area supplement
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Apply now and become part of our innovative Emergency Department that values technology and work-life balance for our Nurses. The Trust is offering a range of devices for you to use both at work and in your personal life. These are termed Corporately Owned Personally Enabled (COPE) devices and will include all or any of the following, Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Apple Watch and Apple AirPod Pros. Together, let's redefine the way we work and embrace the future of mobile productivity with COPE devices!

We are looking for experienced and newly qualified nurses to join our team. You will have strong communication and leadership skills with an eagerness to advance emergency and acute nursing/clinical practice. This is an exciting time to join our Emergency Care team as we provide a robust development programme to support you on your emergency nursing pathway through both in-house development and the opportunity to apply for University based study.

The ideal candidates will be dynamic and forward thinking with a progressive approach to enhancing patient care and safety within urgent, emergency and acute care services. In addition to excellent clinical skills a good working knowledge of care pathways and the patient journey is required, as is priority focus on communication, safe discharge planning and safe patient transfer.

Main duties of the job

Work according to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines to work as a named nurse for a defined group of patients and take responsibility for the following:
  • To provide and maintain safe and quality nursing care to emergency pathway patients and their relatives
  • To work within the departmental philosophy and maintain agreed professional standards.
  • To work as an effective member of the multi-disciplinary team in assessing, delivering and evaluating care to a diverse range of emergency patients
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with all patients, relatives and
  • Ensure that all documentation is accurate and in accordance with Trust and NMC policies.
  • Be confident to report untoward incidents.
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage time and prioritise care.
  • Develop skills necessary for the care of a range of emergency pathways.
  • To work in accordance with the Princess Alexandra Hospitals Nursing and Midwifery Strategy and Core Standards.
  • To act as a facilitator/mentor/preceptor to student nurses/paramedics and other and participate in clinical supervision programmes as appropriate.

About us

This is an exciting time for PAHT. Over the next five years we are on a digital transformation journey, leading us to ourbrand new hospital. You'll be part of the team supporting our organisation in a diverse and challenging role a role which can make a significant difference to our patients, staff and the future direction of our services.

Our people demonstrate energy and commitment towards improving the care and experiences provided to our patients and the drive to be an 'outstanding' organisation.

It's never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details, please refer to the attached job description and person specification, available to download at any time.

Contact Ruby Hillinger (ED Matron) or Sara Hatta (ED Admin Sister) for further information.

Person Specification

Professional Registration


  • Active NMC Registration



  • Post qualification experience


  • Previous Emergency Department Experience
  • Previous experience of mentoring/teaching junior staff



  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development


  • Mentorship/Practice Assessor
  • Completion of the ILS/ALS

Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust



Hamstel Road


CM20 1QX

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