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Qualified Nurse - Emergency Department

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a. inc.
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Emergency Department at Salford Care Organisation, part of Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust, has an exciting opportunity for experienced registered nurses to join our expanding team.

This is great opportunity for career development as we await the opening of the Greater Manchester Major Trauma Hospital. This stunning facility allows us to deliver excellent care to our patients and give us every opportunity to be the best in the North-West.

The much-anticipated Greater Manchester Major Trauma Hospital will open a new chapter in trauma services for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust. It will bring the latest technologies and interventions to support the care and treatment of people who have experienced a major trauma, for example, a serious fall or road traffic collision.This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as a Registered Nurse and have proven post-registration experience of working in an area of high patient turnover and dealing with the associated pressures.

Main duties of the job

Colleagues will work in a facility whose importance stretches far beyond the boundaries of Salford. We are part of the Greater Manchester Trauma network associated with our status as the Neurosciences Centre for Greater Manchester.The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust offers excellent support, detailed in-house and external training and career development opportunities.You will be RN (Adult)/RGN qualified with proven post registration experience and have a commitment in progressing within the specialty as demonstrated in your professional portfolio.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

Job description

Job responsibilities

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse in the UK. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role. The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receive a full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person Specification

Registration & Qualifications


  • NMC Registration


  • Degree in Nursing studies
  • Post tertiary qualification in a speciality

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Post registration experience (relevant experience preferred, ie ED or critical care or evidence of working in an area of high patient turnover and associated pressures such as an Emergency Assessment Unit))
  • Evidence of involvement in teaching and mentoring learners
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development


  • Awareness of ED political agenda and how their role as an RN will contribute to achieving targets / quality indicators

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Care Organisation

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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