Staff Nurse Medical Assessment Unit

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
08 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

We currently have vacancies for qualified nurses within our busy Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) and we can build a shift pattern around the hours that suit you!

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is at a truly exciting time of transformation. Through our Trust 5P Strategy we will achieve the delivery of a first class Patient centered sustainable healthcare services in Harlow and its locality.

Would you like to be part of a team of highly skilled medical nurses delivering high standards of acute emergency medical care?

Acute medicine is an ever changing specialty and you will get the opportunity to nurse patients with some complex conditions on a very busy but friendly ward which can be challenging but highly rewarding

The MAU is recruiting for nurses to join their team of skilled practitioners. Ideally qualified applicants would have post graduate experience in an acute setting, applications will be considered from Student Nurses due to qualify in the current cohort

Each area will offer the opportunity to expand knowledge and skills across a range of presentations. In the MAU you will have the opportunity to care for those who are acutely unwell, support end of life care and care for a range of mental health patients working as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary.

If you are dynamic, enthusiastic, believe in nursing and enjoy a challenge, the MAU is for you! So why not come and join us and we will commit to providing you with

  • A 12 month Preceptorship programme followed by a further 6 month programme of master classes; The Next Step in your personal development for Band 5 nurses

  • Your own personalised career pathway including access to advanced clinical practice modules for all registered nurses.

  • We welcome you to visit to see for yourself what an amazing place PAH is to work, alternatively you can call for an informal discussion about the role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Barnes, Matron 01279 827049

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust believes in investing in all our staff and rewarding high standards of care whilst 'building for excellence' and in return we expect our staff to uphold the Trust values which are Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed.


Princess Alexandra Hospital is conveniently located in Harlow, Essex just 25 minute drive to London Stansted Airport and 25 minutes train ride to London Liverpool Street. Harlow also has excellent road connections across England, with the M11, M25, A10, M1 and A1 all on its doorstep.

What we can offer

Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *
NHS Pension scheme * Flexible, family friendly working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability.

All new staff joining Princess Alexandra Hospital will be subject to a probation period of 6 months.

Priority for this appointment will be awarded to any officially identified NHS staff 'at risk'

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. Offers of employment are subject to pre-employment NHS screening checks.

Providing false or misleading information or unsatisfactory pre-employment checks may result in the offer of a post being withdrawn.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the minimum shortlisting criteria for the post will be invited for the next stage of the recruitment process.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Why not Come Home to Harlow and Work with us!

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