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Staff Nurse - A&E

Job Description

About the Department

The Emergency Department sees around 53,000 patients each year, we are currently redesigning services and expanding as we are experiencing high levels of demand as it becomes the main A&E department within the local area.

Within this role you will be based in emergency care and will be working within the multi-disciplinary environment. You will be responsible for looking after a variety of emergency conditions, including resuscitation, trauma, minor injury, pediatrics and mental health.

You must be a registered nurse with post registration experience within an acute emergency/medical/surgical area and have experience of working in acute assessment. You will be actively encouraged to develop extended competencies in cannulation, venepuncture, catheterisation and ECG recording. You must have good organizational skills and have an understanding of emergency clinical management and emergency patient flow.

We are also happy to accept applications from qualified paramedics and paediatric nurses.

It is essential that you have good interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work under pressure whilst maintaining safe working practices.

It is expected that the band 5 nurse post is a development opportunity and support will be offered in personal development.


In return, we will support your personal development and continued professional development, and offer you to be part of our team. The NHS also offers one of the most competitive benefits package with regards to Annual Leave, Pensions and a comprehensive range of NHS Discounts.

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Equality statement

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and improving working lives. We welcome applications from members of the minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. All applications will be treated on merit.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults, both as service users and visitors to Trust premises. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Applications from applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country. We provide a comprehensive range of hospital based medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric and gynaecological services to over 800,000 people across the county of Lincolnshire. The Trust’s core values are:

- Patient Centred
- Safety
- Compassion
- Respect and
- Excellence

ULHT recognises that everyone is different, and values the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality healthcare and becoming a model employer. We are committed to transforming our organisational culture by actively committing to implementing the Trust Single Equality Scheme, and other policies, such as the Dignity in Care policy and the Dignity at Work policy. We will continue to promote equality and challenge discrimination in all service provision, recognising and meeting the needs of the diverse communities we serve. We will strive to provide an environment in which people want to work and to be a model employer leading in good employment practice.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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