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Staff Nurse - A&E

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro raata
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Urgent Emergency Care (UEC) team are looking for talented people to join the team.

Are you dynamic, forward thinking, enjoys a challenge and above all else puts the patient at the heart of everything you do?

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you, if you'd like a chat about the roles we'd love that too! if your driven to succeed then fill your application in!

This vacancy is for Registered Nurses with full NMC registration in the UK. If you are an internationally trained nurse that has not passed their OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) you will not be considered for this role and will be automatically rejected, so please do not apply.

However we do support Internationally Trained Nurses with their OSCE through the Norfolk and Waveney Recruitment Hub Please note that we adhere to the NHS Code of Practice and cannot recruit from 'red list countries'

If you are a new registrant, we look forward to welcoming you onto the RCN accredited Preceptorship Academy at the QEH. This programme offers a supportive development transition into your new role as a registered member of the team. If you would like further information, please email the team

Main duties of the job

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King's Lynn is a friendly and welcoming general hospital providing emergency care for West and North Norfolk along with parts of Breckland, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire. West Norfolk offers an unsurpassed quality of life outside work. It's a superb area for families with reasonable house prices, good education facilities and a low crime rate.

Our emergency department additionally has a clinical decision unit and a 24 hour stay area and we have a dedicated paediatric care area. We have exciting innovative developments in our emergency service, and we support training and education for our multi-professional workforce.

We are looking for enthusiastic registered adult nurses and paramedics who enjoy working in an ever evolving fast paced environment to join our team. We support training and education and encourage those with interest or experience in emergency care to apply.

Applicants must have Emergency Department experience worked on a regular basis.

We expect our Healthcare Professionals to be compassionate and communicative to our patients and their families in the challenges of the emergency setting, and to contribute to developing our service and emergency care pathways.

If this opportunity appeals to you we would love to hear from you!

About us

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) King's Lynn is located near some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK, along the north Norfolk coast, and not far from Sandringham House.

We provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based healthcare services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, in addition to parts of Breckland, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

We have more than 4,000 staff and volunteers, approximately 530 beds, and a helipad for air ambulances. We work with neighbouring hospitals for the provision of tertiary services, including as part of regional partnership and network models of care, such as the trauma network.

In February 2022 the significant progress that has been made at QEH was recognised by the Care Quality Commission who rated the Trust as 'Good' in all of the core services they inspected. They recommended the Trust moves out of the recovery support system (formerly special measures).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with the NMC or working towards and due to qualify in the next six months
  • Degree/Diploma in Nursing or equivalent


  • Teaching and Assessing qualification
  • Undertaken mentorship training



  • Relevant experience of looking after patients in a healthcare environment


  • Relevant Post-Registration clinical experience
  • Clinical Governance experience
  • Risk Management experience

Skills, abilities, and knowledge


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Confident and calm attitude with an ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to use basic IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT


The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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