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Registered Nurse - Urgent Care Rotation

Band 5

Main area
Urgent and Emergency Care
Band 5
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's Mill Hospital
£24,214 - £30,112 pro rata per annum
28/07/2019 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff.  We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018, the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH. 


Due to the successful implemented of rotational programmes within the Division of Urgent and Emergency Care we are currently looking to recruit more band 5 Registered Nurses (RNs) into the rotational programme across the Emergency pathway (Emergency Department, Emergency Assessment Unit and Short Stay unit).   

The Emergency Care rotational programme is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated RNs who enjoy a challenging and a varied pace of work and wants to increase their clinical skills, knowledge and confidence in managing the acutely unwell patient.

This exciting opportunity is available to both experienced and newly qualified RNs who are looking to enter the challenging yet rewarding world of Emergency Care.

For newly qualified Nurses we have an excellent support package and Preceptorship programme ensuring the best support possible. The senior team will ensure a supportive and proactive working environment with robust training and education which will facilitate your career development and progression and build on your current achievements. 

The rotations will be for 18 month period and you will spend 6 months in each of the following clinical areas

  • Emergency Department (ED) covers 5 areas Resuscitation area, Majors, Minors, Childrens and Young Peoples Area and our Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit caring for all patient groups.
  • Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) is a 40 bedded assessment unit receiving acute medical admissions and ED admissions with 8 beds allocated for patient requiring enhanced care.
  • Short Stay Unit (SSU) is also a 40 bedded unit with the focus on patient with a predicted discharge within 72 hours of admission. At the end of the programme you will be guaranteed a post within the Division in any of the above areas.

You must:

  • Have well developed communication skills and time management.
  • Have effective organisational abilities.
  • Be a first level Registered Adult Nurse

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Richard Clarkson, or by phone on 01623 622515 ext. 2792.