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Senior Staff Nurse - Children's Emergency Department

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year p.a. inc
Closing date
6 Jun 2024
We are excited to announce there is an opportunity for experienced Registered Nurses to join our OUSTANDING Children's Emergency Department in the heart of East London. We are currently seeking to employ a Senior Staff Nurse

You will be joining a team that is one of the highest performing Emergency Departments in the UK, that achieves consistently good clinical engagement, patient flow and has an OUTSTANDING rating at CQC.

We are looking for a Children's ED Nurse with significant experience at Band 5 in the specialty. Evidence of organizational and leadership potential as well as a commitment to teaching and facilitating training is essential. You will also need an understanding of recent developments in Emergency Nursing and be able to translate and implement this into quality nursing care.

You will join a forward thinking multi-disciplinary team dedicated to delivering high standards of care in a diverse community. Applicants must enjoy a fast pace acute environment as well as having a keen interest in delivering excellence in holistic care.

To join a rewarding place to work complete an online application.

Click on the link below to see what it's like to work in Homerton ED in Homerton ED

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their clinical knowledge of ED nursing and be able to translate this into effective nursing practice in a leadership role within this challenging environment. They will need to be highly motivated, energetic, hardworking, proactive, as well as committed to their own professional development.

The Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse will:
  • Act as an independent practitioner whilst providing advanced clinical practice in the assessment and management of patients in the Emergency Department.
  • Demonstrate an advanced level of leadership and operational management, ensuring nursing and medical staff at all levels feel supported.
  • Independently manage the Department on a shift to shift basis in the absence of a Band 7 Senior Sister.
  • Assist in the development of educational needs of all staff and will act as a clinical mentor to junior staff.
  • Advise on the promotion of health and prevention of illness

About us

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond.

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of Outstanding from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. In addition, the Trust manages services out of St Leonard's Hospital and the Mary Seacole Nursing Home.

Homerton aims to ensure equality and value diversity, and we are committed to inclusion for all of our staff. This is reflected in our policies, procedures and People Plan. All of our staff are expected to embody our Trust values at all times.

We are also committed, through our Fair Recruitment Standards, to ensuring all applicants are treated fairly.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton is proud to have been included on the HSJ & Nursing Times Best Places to Work list.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s on this page.

The person specification below is not the full person specification, but outlines the criteria against which your application form will be assessed.

Person Specification

Trust Values


  • Demonstrates understanding of the Trust Values

Education/ Qulaification


  • RSCN/RN Child / Post Registration Qualification / Teaching and Assessing course


  • APLS or EPLS, A& E course

Skills & Abilities


  • Leadership potential and excellent interpersonal skills.



  • Substantive post registration experience in accident and emergency at Band 5



  • Demonstrable knowledge of the application of evidence based practice.

Employer details

Employer name

Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Homerton Healthcare

Homerton Row


E9 6SR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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