Staff Nurse (Emergency Department)

Royal Berkshire NHS Fo
Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Reading
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021
Role Type
Start Date
The Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust is pleased to announce that following our recent CQC inspection we have maintained our rating of 'Good'. The CQC reported a strong patient-centred culture with a staff committed to keeping their patients safe and encouraging them to be independent. In return patients and relatives spoke highly of the staff and how they were informed of treatment plans, and how these would affect them.

This is a great opportunity to join our clinical or non-clinical teams to create a positive and motivating environment within our trust. Come and join our team in this exciting time of change as we pride ourselves, our staff and our services on excellence.

At the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust we put our patients at the heart of every element of health and care that we provide. The Trust works together as a community to deliver its vision which is "Working together to provide outstanding care for our community."

We are Compassionate in our thoughts, words and actions

We are Aspirational and have a true desire to be dynamic and to innovate

We are Resourceful and responsible in the way we work and live

We are Excellent in our development, fairness and sharing best practice

Amazing things happen at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust; delivered by amazing people......why don't you come and join us.......

An opportunity has become available for a band 5 nurse (Emergency Department - A&E)

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic Nurse who enjoys working as part of an innovative and CQC rated 'Good' Team?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at the Royal Berkshire NHS foundation Trust ! Do you enjoy the challenges an Emergency Department demands? Would you like the opportunity to work in the Emergency Department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital? If you're looking for your next role and an opportunity to work within a fast paced, dynamic environment as part of an experienced, committed team then we'd be pleased to hear from you. We are looking for nurses to join our friendly, focused team to deliver high quality levels of care. We are looking for someone who will bring a positive attitude to the Trust and can demonstrate a kind and compassionate attitude.

We aim to recruit professional, motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 staff. We take great pride in being part of a top performing Trust and Emergency Department and are committed to ensuring quality patient care.

We are looking for nurses who are dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic with a very high standard of clinical practice and must have band 5 experience in an Acute setting. You will need to have excellent clinical skills, be adaptable to change and be able to complement and support the existing team of nurses and doctors, and be interested in both adult and Paediatric Emergency Care. At interview, you must be able to demonstrate sound clinical knowledge as well as knowledge of current healthcare initiatives. We encourage personal development within the trust and offer the opportunity to undertake relevant courses after successful competency based objectives are met. You will need to be educated to degree level. The candidate will have a global understanding of health delivery and the implications for Emergency pathway development.

Please contact Fiona Webb on 01183227856 or

Or Charlotte Bower 01183227856 or

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAlison EatwellJob titleActing MatronEmail addressalison.eatwell@royalberkshire.nhs.ukTelephone number01183227856Additional contact information

Alison Eatwell on 0118 322 7856 or by email at

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As part of our development programme, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with Henley Business School, Reading, offer a 3 year BA (Hons) in Applied Management. As a Trust, we are delighted to offer such prestigious programme which is accredited with Chartered Management Institutes . We are the only NHS Trust offering this programme and it is a unique opportunity for our staff. Normal application and acceptance process will apply for staff who want to undertake this course.

All new appointments, with the exception of executive positions and all medical & dental staff, are subject to a probationary period.

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4. All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust employees.

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Applications from Tier 2 candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of suitable and available EU/EEA candidates, as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Market Labour Test as required by the Border Immigration Authority.

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