Staff Nurse- EAU/ACU

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Urgent Care
NHS AfC: Band 5
Job ref
£21,909-£28,462 Per Annum
31/03/2017 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. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

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


We are looking to recruit Band 5 RN’s to our EAU/AEC team.

We are a 24hr fast moving and challenging unit, caring for predominantly medical, emergency admissions. We receive referrals from GP into our new assessment area specifically designed to meet the needs of acute admissions/referrals. Also we accept patients from A&E, outpatient clinics and other health care professionals, direct onto our unit. The aim of the unit is to provide initial assessment and treatment to patients, with timely transfer to specialist providers or discharge.

We have an innovative team incorporating, 5 Acute Care Physicians, two consultant nurses and a varied and experienced nursing team. With the support of an actively involved multi- disciplinary team including staff from, pharmacy, out reach, specialist nurses, therapy staff to name but a few. Altogether providing a safe and supportive environment.

We are looking for band 5 RN’s who are committed, motivated, and ready to be challenged and willing to engage. Experience within an urgent care environment would be an advantage but not essential. Informal visits can be arranged, if you’re interested and want to know more please contact.

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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

Nadine McStein - 01704704244

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