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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are passionate about emergency nursing, come and join our friendly team , says Lead Nurse, Elvira. We have great learning and development opportunities to suit your career development .

We are recruiting experienced Band 5 Registered Nurses in our Emergency Department at Harrogate Hospital following an increase in our establishment.

You will have the opportunity to provide solutions to new innovative ways of working and support moving the service forward with the Emergency Care Team, whilst increasing your own knowledge and experience.

We offer excellent opportunities for all our Registered Nurses to train in TARTS, TNCC, ALS & EPALS. We also support all registered nurses to complete the Child in the Emergency Department Modules through Leeds Beckett University.

We have a dedicated Practice Educator who offers in house training and support tailored to your requirements.
Our OSCE programme is currently closed so you must have an NMC PIN and two-years post-NMC PIN experience.
**Applicants who have applied for this role in the last 6 months need not reapply**

Main duties of the job

I love working here, the staff and management are very supportive, says Registered Nurse, Inga, who qualified last year after a final student placement in ED.

We are looking for Nurses with two years post NMC experience in an acute or emergency setting with experience of:
  • assessing, planning and implementing the care of acutely unwell adults and children and those with minor injuries
  • prioritising care based on the critical nature and severity of a patient's condition
  • using your medical knowledge, quick thinking, and attention to detail to comprehensively assess a patient's needs, obtain their medical history and personal information, and seek a doctor's evaluation immediately for life-threatening issues.
**If you are successful in gaining an interview, we encourage you to be ready to speak about emergency standards, common ED presentations and management with a key focus on fundamentals of care.**

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide outstanding care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Its such a great team and Ive learnt a lot working in the department, says Registered Nurse, Temi.

As an Emergency Department we are committed to providing high quality care within a demanding service by ensuring our nursing team is proactive and possess the additional clinical skills required to provide individualised care for patients presenting conditions.

You must demonstrate excellent communicate skills, initiative, drive and a willingness to learn to expand your knowledge and skills.

For more information please see the job description attached. If you have any questions, please contact ED Lead Nurses

Elvira Obrinja


Rachael Worton on

01423 557979

Happy for your to come and visit us or shadow the team if necessary, pre-interview.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration (no OSCE training available)


  • Emergency Department Experience
  • Teaching Qualilfication



  • 2 years post-NMC registration in an acute hospital setting.


  • Post-NMC registration nursing experience in Emergency department or acute care environment

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road



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