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Emergency Assessment Unit
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Job share
37.5 hours per week (7-7.30- 7 days a week flexability)
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Salford Royal Main Site (Formerly Hope Hospital)
£27,055 - £32,934 pro rata
Salary period
05/10/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Qualified Nurse – Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)

Band 5

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) brings together staff and services from the former Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of around 20,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us. 

Job overview

Are you looking for a bright future……. Look no further, you’ve found us, Emergency Village at SRFT !!

We are part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, along with Pennine Acute, and together we create one of the largest NHS healthcare organisations in Greater Manchester and the North West.

Salford Royal is an Outstanding Trust – the first Trust in the North of England to achieve the highest rating given by the Care Quality Commission.

Here at the Emergency Village you can achieve your dream job, building your skills and being part an ever growing dynamic workforce where patient centered care is at the fore front.

An exciting opportunity  has arisen for a Qualified Nurse with relevant experience to join  our multi-disciplinary team in  Our new Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC)

You will need to ensure that as well as providing  excellent patient care  you will also be working to tight deadlines to ensure the Patients are assessed, diagnosed and start treatment on the same day, improving patient experience and reducing hospital admissions as well as avoiding unplanned and longer than necessary stays in hospitals, resulting in lower risk of infections and de-conditioning for patients

A large part of the role involves the patient flow through the emergency village, therefore close collaboration with the bed management team, Emergency Department and EAU  will be required and a good working knowledge of the patient flow system is also required.

Main duties of the job

We can offer you a diverse working environment whilst allowing u to develop your Clinical skills, knowledge and expertise giving you the opportunity to gain advanced  skills .

Have you the passion, enthusiasm and drive to succeed, if the answer is yes we want to hear from you . There are opportunities for you to equip yourself with skills that will assist your career progression or find and stay in your dream job where variety is just a normal day.

Working for our organisation

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country.  A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The role is pressured at times, you will need to be proactive, self-directed and have self-awareness as well as working collaboratively with a wider multi disciplinary teams.

You will have clear aims for the SDEC Unit’s ongoing development and be able to achieve goals set. 

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: 

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

Person specification

Qualifications & Registration

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Degree in nursing studies

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Post registration experience
  • Evidence of involvement in teaching and mentoring learners
  • Evidence of CPD
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of supervison 1

Trust Values and Behaviours

Essential criteria
  • Understanding of Trust Values and Behaviours

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Silver

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

Amanda Farrington
Job title
EAU Nursing Support Unit Matron
Email address
Telephone number
0161 206 2814
Additional information

Lead Nurse

Lisa Coleby

Tel No. 0161 206 2821

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