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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/03/2020.

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Job Reference: 390-R5330-ED-G

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Emergency Medicine
Location:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Westcliff-on-Sea
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annm

Mid and South Essex health and social care organisations serve a population of around 1.2 million people. Within the health system currently, there are three acute hospitals trusts including Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a combined income of c£945 million. Recognising that greater collaboration across this part of Essex is required to solve long standing financial, quality and operational challenges, agreement was reached in a number of stages since 2017 to work in an increasingly collaborative way between the Trusts to undertake the reconfiguration of clinical services, supported by an "in common" governance and leadership structure. Since early 2017 we have benefitted from a single executive team across the three organisations. Since January 2019, all of our Trust Boards and our committees meet "in common" only as a matter of course.

In January 2018, the Trust Boards with support from commissioners and from our regulators including NHS Improvement, to pursue a merger of the three organisations. Subject to regulatory approval, we will merge in April 2020 to become Mid & South Essex University Hospitals – a new single organisation, having university teaching and NHS foundation trust status. The new organisation presents an ideal opportunity for you to take a leading and influential role both internally and externally within a health and social care system

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


Are you a caring and passionate person? Do you want to work in a busy and dynamic Team?

At Southend Hospital NHS Trust we strongly believe in patient care and want to attract like-minded people to help build and maintain a supportive and enjoyable place to work. We have set our trust values to reflect our passion for patient care; we believe in working together, being caring and compassionate and Professional and accountable.

The work-load In Accident & Emergency is very varied and interesting with no two days being the same. The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, a high sense of professionalism and a strong belief in the value of teamwork.

The Department:

Our Emergency Department provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment for patients with various emergency conditions. It is a very busy and demanding department which sees an average of 300 patients a day. We have three separate areas as in Majors, with 17 cubicles, Minors with 9 cubicles and a 5 bedded Resuscitation area. The department has a discharge target which aims to see, treat and discharge 95% of patients in 4 hours.

The ideal candidate must have post registration experience, a passion for Nursing and excellent communication skills. We will not accept applications from Nurses who are not qualified at the time of application.

Southend Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work not only do we offer highly attractive benefits for all Employee’s. To gain a better understanding of what it's like to work at our trust then please read our hospital Magazine 'The Look' via our website or view our videos on YouTube under 'SouthendHospitalNHS'.

Southend is a lively and vibrant seaside town, most famous for having the world’s longest pier. It boasts excellent road and rail communications – central London is less than an hour away by train and the newly-expanded airport is introducing new routes all the time. The town is renowned for its wide variety of cultural and sporting opportunities, with top-class theatres, arts and music festivals and water sports. It also prides itself on offering a buzzing nightlife with clubs, excellent restaurants and bistros. There are outstanding shops as well as plenty of parks and open spaces and excellent schools boasting 4 local Grammars, a college and University.

If you are interested in the role and believe you hold the qualities we require then apply today! Both part time and full time applicants will be considered.

At Southend Hospital we strive to provide excellent care from excellent people.

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a history of innovation and is recognised by the Care Quality Commission for its quality of service provision and excellent use of resources. As an organisation we aim to recruit those who uphold our values and share our vision which is to provide 'excellent care from excellent people'.

Newly Qualified Nurses or soon to qualify should visit the Southend Hospital Website and apply via the Newly Qualified Nurses post currently advertising. Preference of ward and directorate will be asked at interview.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kerry Joseph
kerry.joseph@southend.nhs.uk




The three NHS trusts within the Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group (“the Group”) are planning to formally merge on 1st April 2020.

Whilst your application may be for a position at one of the three Trusts within the Group, in the event that the merger takes place and you are employed on or after 1st April 2020, your employment will transfer into the Group under the protection of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations also known as TUPE.

Your contractual employment rights will be unaffected by this transfer.


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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