Staff Nurse – Emergency Dept

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Closing Date: 15/08/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time, Part Time
Location Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £31,534 Per Year
Company NHS Jobs

Job Description

Are you ready to join a top performing Foundation Trust in the North East of England and be part of a department committed to ensuring high quality patient care?

Could you be a North Tees and Hartlepool ED Nurse rated a ‘Good Team” by the CQC and be part of a friendly, focused, innovative team to give the highest quality care?

Do you want to work in a department where no two days are the same, working in a fast-paced environment?

Our emergency department has expanded and has recently had a £3.5 million investment to upgrade facilities and create more emergency cubicles, and therefore we are looking to recruit professional and enthusiastic Band 5 staff nurses, preferably with band 5 experience in an Acute Care setting. The department has 5 resuscitation beds, and 23 major treatment cubicles: We also have a dedicated mental health assessment room. We are co-located with an Urgent Care Treatment centre who deal with minor injuries and illnesses and between the two departments we attend to around 14,000 patients each month. There are currently 79 staff in the Adult ED and 30 staff in the paediatric department with a further 30 staff in Urgent Care.


Main duties of the job

We take great pride in being part of a top performing Trust and Top performing Emergency Department.

We are looking for nurses who are motivated, enthusiastic and can demonstrate at interview a kind and compassionate attitude along with a desire to provide effective and efficient emergency care. With strong nursing leadership, a dedicated ED Matron and a newly appointed Clinical Educator to guide and support you in conjunction with an allocated ‘buddy’. We provide high quality emergency care and give structured support and development to all our nurses including a tailored induction at the start, a period of supernumerary status tailored to every individual’s needs. You will be given a structured orientation to meet your individual needs to develop as an ED nurse


About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day; the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us; as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition – a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We recruit for values and “Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool”


Job description

Job responsibilities

As part of the team, you will develop a plethora or skills and will be supported in attending training for these courses which may include:

  • Advanced Life Support (ALS),
  • Paediatric Intermediate Life support (PILS)
  • Plaster of Paris course
  • Resuscitation skills (including Non-Invasive Ventilation)
  • Manchester Triage
  • Immediate Life Support (ILS)

You will also develop confidence and competence of your clinical skills in areas such as venepuncture, cannulation & catheterisation.

You will have the opportunity to work in all areas of the Emergency Department once you feel confident and competent.


Person Specification



  • 1st Level Registration



  • Experience of working within an acute hospital environment (Pre or Post Registration)



  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Organisational/time management skills



  • Ability to work well within the multidisciplinary team
  • Effective interpersonal skills

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

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