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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
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

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 -

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • oRegistered Nurse
  • oEvidence of ongoing professional development


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



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


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



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


  • 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





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