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Staff Nurse Emergency Medicine

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours Shifts, 24/7
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£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
01/07/2018 23:59

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver 
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust

Whiston Hospital, Emergency Medicine Department,

Staff Nurse, 37.5 hours per week


Band 5


St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

The Emergency Department is located in a purpose built department within Whiston Hospital, has both Adult and Paediatric state of the art emergency care facilities and is committed to the ongoing development of its service; in supporting improvements within its service provision Why join us? 

Your professional development is very important to us, as this is a key element which enables you to offer best quality service to our patients and is also essential for your career progression. 

Therefore, in exchange for your commitment to help us reach our objectives and maintain on the top 100 places to work in the country, we are offering:

  • an established induction programme, supported by the Practice Development Nurse;
  • at least one month supernumerary when you join our enthusiastic and dynamic team;
  • up skilling opportunities within the Alcohol and Psychiatric Liaison Teams, Paediatrics A&E and Resuscitation.  

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for vulnerable adult’s and children’s disclosure).

Advertising Date: Monday 5th June 2018

Closing Date: Sunday 1st July 2018

Shortlisting Date: Week commencing Monday 2nd July 2018

Interview Date:  Monday 16th July 2018

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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

Matron Barry Atherton-

Matron Su Hobbs-


If you have problems applying, contact

0151 676 5491