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Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Emergency care
NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Full time
  • Part time
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Royal Stoke
Newcastle under Lyme
£32,306 - £39,027 pro rata per annum
Salary period
30/01/2022 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)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

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


Job overview

We are looking for an experienced emergency nurse to work at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. The Royal Stoke Emergency Department is a Major Trauma Centre and sees around 420 patients per day.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate must show a passion for the emergency and be able to work under extreme pressures to ensure the quality and safety of our patients.

You must have at least two years emergency care experience within an A&E department and have proven ability to manage all areas within an ED. Major trauma experience, leadership, supporting others development and continued learning are all qualities that would be required within this role.

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.

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 see contact information details       

Person specification

NMC registered

Essential criteria
  • active NMC

continuing study

Essential criteria
  • degree/any post grad modules/CPD
Desirable criteria
  • Member FEN/Clinical assessment/Trauma competencies

2 years experience

Essential criteria
  • ED experience

Active mentor

Essential criteria
  • ENB 199/mentor module

Leadership qualification

Essential criteria
  • Gateway to leadership
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Sheila Bowers
Job title
Clinical Educator
Email address
Telephone number
01782 674490