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Staff Nurse- A&E

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
A&E Nursing
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time and part time
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£24,214-£30,112 Per Annum/ Pro Rata
29/07/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


Staff Nurse 

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Urgent Care Accident & Emergency Department

Permanent Contract

Band 5

£24,214-£30,112 pa, pr

Working Pattern: Mixture of day and nights as service needs, covering 7 days per week

Full time and part time positions available

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

The Department sees approximately 54,000 patients per year who present with a variety of health care needs. The learning and development opportunities are vast. We consider the Department to be an innovative and creative environment for those nurses pursuing a career in A&E nursing. Our team is multi-disciplinary and includes ENP’s, Mental Health Liaison, Occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

Due to a significant uplift in our nursing establishment for A&E we have exciting opportunities to recruit numerous band 5 registered nurses to our team in Southport Accident & Emergency. Due to this we can offer various hours of contract on permanent or temporary basis to suit individual needs, including flexible shifts and working patterns.

The department has an A&E clinical educator who focuses on development and support of the staff and career progression. In addition to we have implemented new posts of patient safety nurses, who are senior clinical nurses on shift providing specific focus on patient safety, whilst providing support and education to all staff in the team.

If you want to be part of a dynamic team who are passionate about patient safety and delivering excellent care then apply and come and join our strong team in A&E. Applications welcome.

The successful candidate will process leadership abilities, enthusiasm and motivation to lead the team, with a patient centred approach to delivering excellent nursing care and promote patient experience.

Please note, this post will be subject to Enhanced DBS Check + Adults' Barred Lists.


Date Advertised: 24th June 2019

Date Advert Close: 29th July 2019

Shortlist date: 1st August 2019

Date of Interviews:  14th August 2019

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Green, Senior Sister A&E
01704 704128

If you have problems applying, contact

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust
Town Lane
01695 656583