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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Employer
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Colchester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
18 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for Registered Nurses to join our enthusiastic and motivated Emergency Departmentbased at Colchester Hospital.

We have full time and part time opportunities available for both permanent, fixed term and secondment opportunities.

You will have proven registered nurse experience in an acute environment, ideally within emergency medicine and have the desire to work with patients who present to the Emergency Department.

We will support you to develop skills in emergency nursing. You can expect to work in a progressive and motivated team who will actively encourage your development in emergency nursing.

Main duties of the job

Be responsible for the delivery and maintenance of high standard individualised evidence based patient care and supervising others in delivery of care.

Demonstrating a professional manner and good communication skills in all aspects of your work.

About us

One of the largest Trust's in East Anglia, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) provide hospital and community health services to people living across a wide geographical area. We deliver care from two main hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, six community hospitals and in patients' own homes. You will be joining a team of over 11,000 amazing colleagues providing care to 800,000 residents.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a range of services including mental health support. We offer a range of flexible working opportunities.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which do not work or cause time delays for our staff and patients.

To support our employees to achieve their career aspirations you may be eligible to obtain a qualification via an apprenticeship. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a skills review to facilitate this. For full details please see the attached Apprenticeship Handbook

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge then we are keen to hear from you.

Find out about living and working with us - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkPu7HphU8A

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment for patients, visitors and staff
  • Maintains effective communications between patients, their relatives and the multi-professional team both within the department and beyond, to avoid problems caused by poor communication
  • Supports the Senior Sister(s)/Charge Nurse(s) in ensuring the maintenance of high standards of nursing care.

Full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oRegistered Nurse
  • oEvidence of ongoing professional development


Desirable

  • oRecognised trauma course (ED only)
  • oRelevant teaching and mentoring qualification


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness and understanding of current Government/Trust initiatives/NMC Code of Conduct
  • Good knowledge of infection control procedures/initiatives


Desirable

  • Competence in ED specific skills, e.g. triage, plastering


Experience

Essential

  • oProven NHS experience
  • oExperience of delivering evidence based practice
  • oTeam / people management


Desirable

  • oExperience in emergency care
  • oExperience of ward co-ordination
  • oExperience of looking after acutely and critically unwell patients


Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Colchester

Colchester

CO4 5JL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

432-HR239-24

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