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Senior Staff Nurse --Emergency Department

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa Inclusive
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Calling all A& E superstar nurses come and join our phenomenal dedicated teams at either Charing Cross Hospital Hammersmith or St Mary's Hospital Paddington!

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We are recruiting nurses with Emergency department experience who want to further their career in a fast paced, lively and renowned department.

We are avid supporters of our whole nursing team and recognise the contribution, motivation and competencies that our Band 6 team bring to every shift.

We also support individuals to improve and develop their leadership and management skills, encouraging them to be fully rounded nurses who bring a large range of skills to our patients' bedsides from a broad portfolio of experience.

We encourage internal rotations based solely on individual aspirations as well as supporting staff through every step of their emergency care career pathway.

We see the importance in providing the highest standard of care to our patients and therefore encourage our team to take up the opportunities of learning advanced skills, completing the Advanced Life Support course, as well as the Trauma Nursing Core course and our Emergency Capital Nurse course accredited by King's College London.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in all areas of the department, supported by the band 7 team.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Responsibilities
  • Carry out planned care for a group of patients without supervision
  • Ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence based, individualised patient care
  • Assist and advise staff, both registered and unregistered in the delivery of patient care
  • Maintain accurate clinical observations of the patient and act accordingly.

Management Responsibilities
  • Plan, organise and deploy staff according to ability and workload in order to meet patient needs. Manage effective flows of patients within Emergency Services to meet NHS targets
  • Communicate effectively at all times and maintain a harmonious working environment
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the economical use of resources and contribute to the overall control of the ward or departmental budge

Teaching and health education
  • Assess the needs of patients, relatives and carers and provide them with information as requested
  • Assist in the teaching and development of nursing assistants, students and junior staff, helping them to achieve their learning outcomes
  • Act as a role model and mentor to nursing assistants, pre-registration students nurses undertaking supervised practice and return to nursing programmes, and junior nurse

Professional Responsibilities
  • To keep up to date with current developments in nursing and ensure evidence based practice

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care.

Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

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 overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification



  • Level 1 RGN
  • Relevant level 2 post registration A& E course or equivalent experience


  • Other specialist course or evidence of post registration training / equivalent experience



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in teaching junior staff and students
  • Basic IT skills
  • ILS certificate
  • Competency in venepuncture and cannulation


  • Current ALS certificate
  • ATLS / ATNC / or equivalent certificate
  • PILS / APLS / EPLS certificate



  • Demonstrable significant experience in A& E as a registered nurse


  • Experience of taking charge of the department and managing patient flow
  • Experience of working in a minor injuries unit
  • Previous critical care experience

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's and Charing Cross Hospital


W2 1NY

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