Band 5 A&E Nurse

Job Ref: MH-B5A&E-CH
Occupation: Nurses
Specialty: Accident and Emergency
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 20 January 2023
  • Chester, Cheshire, UK Chester Cheshire GBR CH2 1UL
  • The Registration Team
Medacs Healthcare

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Client Name: Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Band 5 A&E Nurse

Rates: Upto £50.00 per hour

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


  • 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

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.

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.

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 Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 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.
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

Development and opportunities

If you are looking for a Band 5 A&E nursing role within a Trust that is continuously striving to achieve excellence and embody its core values, apply today and be a part of something amazing.

17/02/2023 14:49:48
GBP 33.50 33.50

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