Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2020.

Band 4 Associate Practitioner

Job Reference: 390-ED-1103-A

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Emergency Department
Location:
Southend University Hospital foundation trust, Southend on Sea
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761 per annum

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


A seaside opportunity for dynamic Emergency Nurse Practitioner to join

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s busy emergency department

Would you like to join our friendly team in a busy and demanding emergency department? You’ll need post-registration experience, excellent communication skills and, of course, a passion for nursing.

We are currently recruiting associate practitioners to help maintain the very high standards of care we strive to maintain. The successful candidates will help deliver high quality evidenced based patient care and will be able to work without being under direct supervision.

Our dynamic, caring and highly-motivated team are looking for band 4 associate practitioners who can work effectively as part of a team, being accountable for patient care. The successful candidate must communicate clearly and empathetically with patients and relatives as well as other team members. No two days in the department are ever the same, so we can guarantee a varied and interesting workload. In return, we would need someone with excellent organisational skills, the capability to prioritise a busy workload, masses of professionalism, good teamwork skills and an ability to work under pressure.

In return, we promise a supportive and friendly place to work where our values: ‘Caring with compassion, Working together and being Professional and Accountable’ matters. We aim to provide excellent care from excellent people so that all hospital users – whether patient or visitor – have a good experience of their time with us.

Southend University Hospital is an extremely rewarding place to work. We offer exceptionally attractive staff benefits such as an excellent pension scheme, staff discounts, an onsite nursery with special rates for staff and an initial guaranteed annual leave entitlement of 27 days (pro rata), rising to 33 days after seven years in the job. We offer an attractive recruitment & retention package. Please contact Recruitment for details.

Southend itself 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.

If you think Southend sounds the place to be and you are the right person for the job, please contact Kerry Joseph or Jane Ralph ED Matrons for further information

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Kerry Joseph or Jane Ralph ED Matrons for further information




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.



SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo