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COVID-19 Vacancy Staff Nurse


Main area
Emergency Department
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Full and Part Time Hours available)
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County Hospital
£27,055 - £32,934 pa pro rata
Salary period
06/10/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

The County/Royal Stoke Emergency Departments are going through an exciting period of positive development and change at the moment. We welcome motivated, enthusiastic and innovative band 5 nurses to join our ED team including Newly Qualified Staff . We have a workforce model focused on providing safe and effective patient care, leadership and development of the nursing team. You will be offered a period of supernumerary duty as well as training from a dedicated team and support and guidance through acclimatization and preceptorship.

Full and part time hours are available, you will be required to work an internal rotation pattern covering day and night shifts over 7 days including weekends and public holidays

The University Hospital would be happy to support potential candidates to work a paid clinical shift within the Emergency Department on a supernumerary basis. If you wish to the opportunity to have an overview of our Major Trauma Centre please contact Barbara Walsh within the Nurse Bank who will support you in this 01782 764088. 

Main duties of the job

In this post you will be responsible for providing on going care of patients and providing an effective care pathway within the Emergency department. We are committed to developing a culture in line with our values that improves quality and enhances the patient experience and you will play a vital part in developing new ways of working to achieve this goal.
Candidates ether need to be on the NMC register as a band 5  adult or mental health nurse or be due to qualify within the next eight months. You must be flexible to the demands of the service and be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team within a large, busy and evolving department.  Excellent communication skills are essential for this post.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.


We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.


Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff is really important to us. We offer a range of options for our staff to help maintain a good work-life balance including full time, part time hours and bank hours. We are also committed to offering flexible working wherever we can and where relevant to the role and the service, agile working. You can select your preferences upon application.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Sheila Bowers 


(see contact details)

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse on the professional register
Desirable criteria
  • Recognised qualification in teaching and assessing


Essential criteria
  • Has experience as a student or registered nurse in an Acute hospital setting.
  • Experience in ANTT.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Gee
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01785 230846