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Registered General Nurse - Accident & Emergency

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28 Jun 2022

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Client : Scottish Healthboard

Role: Band 5 A&E Nurse (UK NHS / Scottish Healthboard experience required)

Rates: £23.77 - £48.50 per hour

Shifts: Flexible hours, with shifts available throughout the day, night and at weekends.


Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
Competitive pay rates
First sight of agency nursing shifts across multiple trusts
Next-day payroll
Block bookings in your favourite locations
Excellent support from your own dedicated consultant
Revalidation support
24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a quick-thinking and methodical Band 5 A&E Nurse with recent relevant UK experience to join our teams.

We have shifts available throughout the Scottish Healthboard - Lanarkshire, Arran & Ayrshire, Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Grampian, Tayside, Forth Valley, Fife, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway, Lothian and Highland.

Working flexible shifts, you will be working triage and treating resus patients with skilled efficiency while providing the highest standards of care.

Working alongside a friendly, welcoming team of dedicated healthcare professionals, you will be using some of the most advanced medical equipment in the country to provide constant monitoring and care for patients in a seriously ill or unstable condition.

Culture and inclusion

As a valued staff member in a high-pressure A&E environment, your happiness is of the utmost importance.

Development and opportunities

The Trust is highly regarded for its facilities, teaching and research. So, as a member of the A&E nursing team, you will have access to a wide range of development and support packages to ensure you are progressing your skills and your career at every opportunity.

Skills focus

It is essential that you can work calmly in this high-pressure environment. You will be drawing on your quick-thinking abilities as well as your clinical knowledge to assess and prioritise patient requirements alongside carrying out your clinical care tasks.

Patient focus

Your clinical knowledge and experience will help you to support seriously ill patients and their families throughout what can be a stressful and uncertain time. You will be carrying out essential tasks such as taking blood and undertaking patient observations for emergency admissions. Your calm, reassuring nature and empathy will help ensure patients feel safe in your hands.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Band 5 A&E Nurse, you will have:

quick thinking abilities
patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
excellent attention to detail
a methodical approach to tasks
excellent timekeeping
the ability to work well and under pressure
empathy and understanding
a flexible attitude
a desire to learn and improve
active listening skills
the ability to use a computer competently

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Band 5 A&E Nurse with, you will:

Provide constant monitoring and care for patients in a seriously ill or unstable condition.
Actively supporting emergency admissions and their families, communicating clinical information using a variety of methods, to ensure effective understanding.
Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
To recognise, review and report patients/clients' condition and any changes to it to senior members of staff within the multidisciplinary team.
Responsible for adhering to the NMC professional Code of Conduct.
Taking blood/fitting a canula, undertake patient observations (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration rate and oxygen level) as patient need dictates throughout the shift.
Treatment of resus patients and Triage



Be a registered nurse.
6 months recent relevant UK experience within the last 3 years.
You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

Culture and inclusion

So, if you are a Band 5 A&E Nurse and believe you have what it takes to be a part of the outstanding team, apply today.

Please call the Registration Team on (phone number removed) or click the apply button
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