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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/03/2021.

Staff Nurse in Same Day Emergency Care

Job Reference: 209-SDEC-150321

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Urgent Care
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire
£24,907 - £30,615 Per Annum

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded £2.2 million in order to build a new SDEC unit which will include a full new clinical area which the service will operate within. The unit operates 0900-2200 each day (7 days per week).

Therefore An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of a staff nurse in this newly developed Same Day Emergency Care service at Macclesfield DGH.

All patients attending the Emergency Department will be assessed utilizing newly developed pathways and inclusion/exclusion criteria to ensure the patient s journey is effective and efficient. Patients will be then signposted to the SdEC unit as per clinical pathways recommend. Cross working within the Emergency Department will also be required

This is an incredibly exciting time for us and we would love to hear from you, we welcome fulltime, part time and flexible applications

Although relevant post-registration experience would be preferred, don’t let this put you off.

A caring, compassionate, patient-centred approach are the most important qualities for us so if you are newly qualified and want a challenge we will welcome you.

We can offer:

  • A structured induction programme to the SDEC with on-going supervision supported by our Training and Development Facilitator.
  • Plans to create a new 12 month Leadership apprenticeship to run alongside the Preceptorship Programme for Newly Qualified staff
  • Possibilities of long-term career progression within the Department with plans to develop pathways to the role of Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP)
  • Funded training for courses such as Advanced Life Support (ALS) , in association with the Critical Care Unit, the Safe Critically Ill Transfer Training (SCITT)
  • Flexible working schemes
  • A friendly, supportive multi-professional team spirit that celebrates colleague of the month

This post is Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5

Shift patterns: shifts will be either early (0730-1330), late (1300-2030), long day (0730-2030), 0900-2200. (7 days per week, 365 days per year)

Closing date: 15th March 2021

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

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For details about the role and ward/informal visits contact:

Recruitment Team

01625 656510

For queries regarding the application and or interview process, please contact the Recruitment Team either via email, or telephone, 01625 656510

We would like to inform you that if your application is successful, your interview will be held via SKYPE.

Please read the guidance for applicants and completing the application form documents prior to completing your application form (documents are located to the right).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

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