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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Band 5

Main area
Emergency Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
390-R3668- ED-F
Site
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Westcliff-On-Sea
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum (pro rata) with 5% salary premium
Closing
02/10/2017 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


 

 

Are you a caring and passionate person? Do you want to work in a busy and dynamic Team?

At Southend Hospital NHS Trust we strongly believe in patient care and want to attract like-minded people to help build and maintain a supportive and enjoyable place to work. We have set our trust values to reflect our passion for patient care; we believe in working together, being caring and compassionate and Professional and accountable.

The work-load In Accident & Emergency is very varied and interesting with no two days being the same. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, a high sense of professionalism and a strong belief in the value of teamwork.

The Department:

Our Emergency Department provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients with various emergency conditions. It is a very busy and demanding department which sees an average of 300 patients a day. We have three separate areas as in Majors, with 17 cubicles, Minors with 9 cubicles and a 5 bedded Resuscitation area. The department has a discharge target which aims to see, treat and discharge 95% of patients in 4 hours.

The ideal candidate must have post registration experience, a passion for Nursing and excellent communication skills. We will not accept applications from Nurses who are not qualified at the time of application.

Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all Employee’s. To gain a better understanding of what it's like to work at our trust then please read our hospital Magazine 'The Look' via our website or view our videos on YouTube under 'SouthendHospitalNHS'.

Southend is a lively and vibrant seaside town, most famous for having the world’s longest pier. It boasts excellent road and rail communications – central London is less than an hour away by train and the newly-expanded airport is introducing new routes all the time. The town is renowned for its wide variety of cultural and sporting opportunities, with top-class theatres, arts and music festivals and water sports. It also prides itself on offering a buzzing nightlife with clubs, excellent restaurants and bistros. There are outstanding shops as well as plenty of parks and open spaces and excellent schools boasting 4 local Grammars, a college and University.

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require then apply today! Both part time and full time applicants will be considered.

At Southend Hospital we strive to provide excellent care from excellent people.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a history of innovation and is recognised by the Care Quality Commission for its quality of service provision and excellent use of resources. As an organisation we aim to recruit those who uphold our values and share our vision which is to provide 'excellent care from excellent people'.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kerry Joseph
kerry.joseph@southend.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01702 508079