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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Job Reference: 432-HR5191

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department
ESNEFT, Colchester
£23,023 - £29,608 per ann

We are the largest organisation in the Eastern region. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training.

We want the best staff. You want to make a difference.



Are you passionate about providing rapid assessment and treatment to patients in the initial phase of illness or trauma and often in life threatening situations? Would you like the opportunity to expand your skills, and be part of evolving and developing services? Do you have excellent communication and organisational skills and a commitment to continued professional development and delivering excellent patient care?


We are looking for highly motivated nurses, who have 6 months post registration experience in an acute setting and wish to further develop their clinical and leadership skills.


As a team we are committed to recruiting staff that uphold our values and can deliver excellent care putting patients at the heart of everything we do, with an emphasis on working in partnership with patients and their families to provide the best possible experience and outcomes. We will offer you support to advance your clinical skills and a structured ongoing professional education and development programme to help achieve your goals.


We are a supportive and friendly team and are excited at the prospect of developing nurses who will have the opportunity to work and learn within the Emergency Department. Working in our busy department receiving patients with a wide spectrum of illnesses and traumas, you will be exposed to caring for patients aged over 16 years old in Minors, Ambulatory, Majors, Resus and Rapid Assessment areas, offering you exceptional opportunities for learning and development.


We encourage you to come for an informal visit so that you can have the opportunity to meet some of the staff, have a tour of the department and see for yourself what an enthusiastic and supportive team we are.


Candidates would be expected to work a 24-hour rotational shift pattern including weekends and bank holidays.

Colchester Hospital Staff benefits:


An onsite nursery with discounted prices for staff members


Salary Sacrifice


Car Scheme Cycle Scheme


Discounted Bus Tickets


Discounted Staff Pharmacy


Occupational Health and Wellbeing service, including Travel Vaccination clinic


In submitting an application form, you authorise Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.


Please note that this role is subject to a DBS check which will be charged to the successful candidate. Full details can be found within the ‘DBS Information’ documents attached to this advert.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Clare Dix Emergency Department Sister -


or Dee Onyenze Emergency Department Deputy Sister 01206 742846

This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to exisiting NHS At Risk employees working in Essex and Suffolk who meet the essential criteria (excluding all medical recruitment).

Please note that where response levels are exceptional we may close the post before the specified date, therefore early application is recommended. Please make sure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. When providing reference details please provide email addresses so references can be sought promptly to cover the last 3 years of employment.

The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Please be advised that following the new Government’s cap on Tier 2 Immigration, whilst we welcome applications from all and your application will be considered on individual merit, if you are offered a position and require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship we may not be able to process your application to the final stage due to the significant reduction of certificates available to us.

In submitting an application form, you authorise East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust; we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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