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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/03/2021.

Staff Nurse - A&E - Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Job Reference: 365-WAHNT1934-5

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Emergency Department
Worcester, Worcestershire Royal Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum (pro rata)

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

We’re a large organisation, providing acute services from the Alexandra Hospital (Redditch), Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Worcester) to a population of over 575,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield. We also manage a Surgery ward at Evesham Community Hospital.

Our workforce is nearly 6,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

It’s an exciting time to join the Trust. In partnership with staff, patients and partners, we are developing of our Clinical Services Strategy which will outline how our services will be organised effectively across our sites into the future. Our Clinical Services Strategy will build on the improvements already put in place in recent years, following the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire review which has seen improved outcomes in a number of areas, including maternity and children’s services.

Our objectives are simple:

  • Best services for local people

  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients

  • Best use of resources

  • Best people.

If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.

Staff Nurse - A&E - Worcestershire Royal Hospital

A&E at Worcester Royal Hospital is a modern department which consists of a 4 bedded resus area, 4 bedded high care/resus step down area; a 2 bedded rapid initial assessment area, 13 majors cubicles. With an additional 3 bedded paediatric area with a secure waiting room, and a separate minor injuries unit.

We’re committed to delivering a nursing service that delivers the best possible patient care and experience for all our patients, parents, families and carers. We promise to communicate effectively by listening, and responding to comments and concerns. We recognise that our excellent nursing staff are key in providing compassionate, patient centered care and we want you join our team.

We show we care for our staff through our support, development and progression opportunities.

We offer:

  • Induction with a supernumerary period
  • An assigned mentor
  • Training from our Professional Development Team
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses
  • Band 6 development programmes
  • Band 7 Ward Sister Development programme
  • CPD via local University
  • Comprehensive staff benefits including: NHS Pension Scheme, on site nursery, Childcare Vouchers, Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme, Generous Annual Leave

We have several exciting opportunities for Full and Part Time Band 5 Staff Nurses on Permanent contracts, to join our well established, friendly experienced nursing team in the Accident & Emergency Department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

The successful candidates will be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated. We have an established induction/mentorship programme and a practice development nurse for additional support.

The robust training package offered is designed in house to support nurses from many backgrounds to gain the skills and confidence necessary for an emergency nurse.

So if you want a new start, there couldn’t be a better time to join us

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to attend an Assessment Centre on one of our sites where you would be required to complete an assessment and attend a formal interview.

If you wish to come to the department for an informal visit please contact our nursing administrator Mrs Lyn Green on 01905 733036 who will arrange an appointment with Matron or one of the band 7 team.

Important information about your application

**** Please be aware that job adverts may close before the published closing date, if we have a high volume of applications, so we recommend getting your application in as quickly as possible. ****

  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

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