Registered Nurse - Respiratory Medicine

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Competitive salary
18 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
We are one of the largest organisation in the Eastern region. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training.

We want the best staff. You want to make a difference.

Do you have an interest in respiratory nursing? Are you looking for a new challenge to expand your knowledge and skills in a new specialty or expand your existing knowledge?

If you are then Layer Marney is the ward for you. We have part time and full time positions available on fixed term basis.

Layer Marney is a 31 bedded respiratory ward, treating patients with acute and chronic conditions. You will gain experience in caring for patients with chest drains and tracheostomies.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic there have been significant changes made within the respiratory services at Colchester Hospital. The ward has a designated ARCU area 7 beds for non-invasive ventilation patients and CPAP. You will gain experience and knowledge in caring for patients with NIV and patients with COVID for CPAP.

If you are excited by the challenges of caring for respiratory patients, have a passion for high standards of clinical care and an innovative and progressive attitude this could be the role for you.

Although respiratory knowledge is an advantage it is not essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Emma Davies

Job title: Ward Sister

Email address:

Telephone number:

01206 742548

Additional contact information

Samantha Thorne, Senior Recruitment Partner :

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This vacancy is open to all applicants, although priority will be given to exisiting NHS At Risk employees working in Essex and Suffolk who meet the essential criteria (excluding all medical recruitment).

Please note that where response levels are exceptional we may close the post before the specified date, therefore early application is recommended. Please make sure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification attached, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing reference details please provide email addresses so references can be sought promptly to cover the last 3 years of employment.

The Trust is committed to its staff and their development and to equal opportunities and diversity. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. Please be advised that following the new Government's cap on Tier 2 Immigration, whilst we welcome applications from all and your application will be considered on individual merit, if you are offered a position and require a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship we may not be able to process your application to the final stage due to the significant reduction of certificates available to us.

In submitting an application form, you authorise East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust; we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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