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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
27 Apr 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

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

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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