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Staff Nurse on EAU - Band 5

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

The role of the nurse in the emergency assessment unit is a very exciting opportunity, where you can become part of a dynamic and experienced team which is continually changing and developing and where no one day is the same. We strive to improve patient experience and treatment.

The team include an On Call team of Junior doctors and Consultants who work alongside the nursing team and Acute Care Consultants providing the highest quality care. We see patients with a wide range of acute and complex conditions, which include critically unwell patients.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for motivated and driven health care professionals with fresh ideas to join our dynamic team on EAU ( Emergency Assessment Unit). Our unit has 24 beds and takes referrals from a number of sources including A& E, GP, Clinics and ACP's. We also have 4 level 1 beds where we care for those higher acuity patients.

Training and support will be given to enable you tomanage these patients confidently.

As a new member of the team you will be expected to deliver high standards of care and have the enthusiasm, skill and ability to accomplish this role. If not already competent in extended roles you will be supported to achieve this within 6 months of joining the team. To meet the clinical demands of the patients which can vary, you will be expected to manage your time and workload effectively whilst prioritising patient care.

You should have good communication skills to form good relationships with staff and patients. Patients within your care will be treated with dignity and respect and will be dealt with in a confidential manner at all times as part of the Trust Privacy and Dignity Pledges and you will be able to work in accordance with the Trust's Policies and Guidelines and be confident and competent in practice.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!!!

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Level 1 with NMC
  • Evidence of recent study


  • HDU course + competencies
  • Mentorship/FLIPS/ENB 998 or equivalent

Knowledge, skills, aptitudes


  • Ability to communicate with effective written and verbal skills
  • Able to organise and prioritise work
  • Awareness and Knowledge of the dignity in care agenda.
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework


  • Extended competencies in cannulation, venepuncture, ECG recording and male catheterisation

Previous Experience


  • Recent experience of an acute medical/surgical environment Demonstrate evidence of the way that research has been incorporated into practice and evidence of ability to introduce and be receptive to change.
  • Evidence of commitment to own professional development Evidence of reflective practice Post Registration experience in acute clinical area

Specific Requirements


  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining safe working practices and team morale


  • IT Skills

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Grantham Hospital

101 Manthorpe Road


NG31 8DG

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