Staff Nurse - Accident and Emergency

Band 5

Main area
Accident and Emergency
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
407-16.981-A-F
Site
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Town
Walsall
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746
Closing
20/02/2018 23:59

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.

 

We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.


 

We currently have opportunities for Band 5 staff nurses with previous Emergency Department experience or those keen to expand their clinical portfolio.

As an Emergency Department we are committed to provide high quality care within a demanding service by ensuring our nursing teamare proactive and have additional clinical skills to provide individualised patient care for the whole range of presenting conditions.

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

If you have 12 months Emergency Department experience or Acute hospital experience we would be particularly keen to hear from you. Our Department has support of ED professional development nurse and access to a broad learning environment including courses to increase clinical skills and knowledge this includes ILS/PILS/ TILS/ALS/EPLS /TNCC and in house plaster application course depending on experience. We can offer post registration courses via Wolverhampton University in Emergency care of the child and mentorship. We positively encourage department link nurses and are developing a wide range of departmental champions to promote specialist support within the team.

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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

Denise Fraser Matron Emergency Services on 01922 721171 ext 6816 or bleep 8330

If you have problems applying, contact

Walsall Manor Hospital
Moat Road
Walsall
WS2 9PS
Telephone
01922 721172 Ext 4627