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The Surgical Assessment Unit cares for acute surgical, early pregnancy, gynaecological, orthopaedic, urological and ENT admissions, andd includes surgical emergency ambulatory care.

We are seeking to recruit motivated individuals to join our existing friendly and enthusiastic staff as band 5 Staff Nurse.

Assisting in the delivery of a patient-centred, clinically effective and dynamic service from the patient’s admission assessment to discharge, you should be caring, compassionate, forward thinking, well organised and have a positive attitude towards flexibility and change.

As part of our leadership vision, we are looking to develop our team approach to ensure the provision of the highest quality of emergency frontline surgical care for our patients. This is an opportunity to be part of a new dynamic, innovative team with the aspirations to be a gold standard unit.

This roles require the individuals to use their own initiative and be an advocate for the team as well as the patients. We will give you the opportunity to develop your innovative skills in order to create new processes that support the unit’s vision.

You will need to have excellent communication skills and have the ability to work autonomously under pressure in this very busy department.

As a member of our team you should be able to demonstrate a desire for personal and professional development and you will be supported by the practice development team in meeting your individual learning needs. You will then benefit from on-going continuing professional development opportunities during your career at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust.

Tier 2 Sponsorship – (not apprenticeships)

We are pleased to consider applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK but it is unlikely that we would be able to appoint if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.