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Staff Nurse - Emergency Department - Band 5 (Incentives Available)

Job Reference: 385-ED-0122-HN

Weston Area NHS Trust
Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro

Staff Nurse in the Emergency Department – Band 5
Various Hours available – Minimum of 23 hours per week – Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Emergency Department for the position of Staff Nurse – Band 5 to join our team here at Weston Area Health Trust. We are able to offer permanent full time 37.5 hours per week and part time hours with a minimum of 23 hours per week.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about delivering high quality and safe care to patients. Here is the Emergency Department we strive to give patients the right care, at the first point of contact.

Our Emergency Department team sees approximately 55,000 patients per annum, needless to say it can be a very busy but rewarding department! You will be joining an experienced team delivering a full range of minor injury and urgent care services. We operate a 24 hour rotating shift pattern, consisting of mostly 12 hour shifts.

You will be well supported, starting off with a Trust Induction and a departmental induction with supernumerary shifts supported with training plans. We pride ourselves on having great team spirit and friendly working conditions.

At Weston Area Health Trust we are proud of the excellent service our staff provides to our patients. As an employer, we recognise that our staff are truly our greatest asset and we are committed to supporting them to achieve a rewarding and satisfying career.

‘At risk’ NHS employees from BNSSG who apply for this role will be interviewed first and external applicants should expect to receive a response to their application after the initial interview round.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sharon Cox on 01934 636363 extension 5511.

Weston super Mare has grown to become one of the country's most popular seaside destinations, with a fabulous sandy beach, donkey rides and candy floss. The beach is complemented by lively bars, popular restaurants and of course, the famous pier, which was severely damaged by fire in July 2008 and re-opened to great acclaim in 2010.

Weston also has a number of new housing developments, an Ofsted ‘outstanding’ college with a number of sites including a University Campus. Weston truly has a family friendly culture making it a wonderful place to live and work.

The large, diverse cities of Bristol and Bath are only a short journey by car or train, and our convenient location just off Junction 21 of the M5 means the rest of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall are virtually on the doorstep.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received sufficient numbers of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Weston Area Health Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff must be aware of, and follow Weston Area Health Trust guidance and policies on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable adults and it is your duty to report any concerns you may have through your line manager and the Trust’s designated Safeguarding Lead.

Please note we will contact you via email to advise you if you have been shortlisted for this vacancy, therefore it is important that you check your NHS jobs account regularly. To access emails from us, please log into your account and view 'My Applications'. Please be aware that some emails have been known to end up in 'JUNK MAIL/SPAM BOX' so please be sure to check this folder as well as your INBOX so you don't miss any important communication regarding your application.

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

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