Southport Hospital A&E Department

Southport and Formby District General Hospital’s Emergency Department is looking to welcome new nursing talent to its family.

 Matron Jane Lawson is inviting interested Band 5 staff nurses to recruitment events on Saturday 27 November and Thursday 2 December.

She said: “New members to the team are guaranteed a warm welcome at Southport. We are very friendly and like to think of ourselves as an ‘A&E family’ that’s there for each other every working day.”

The Southport Emergency Department is also consistently one of the best-performing teams in the region with a growing reputation for effective and supportive team working.

As well as opportunities for development and promotion, nursing at Southport includes:

  • Twice-weekly, in-house 10-minute teaching from specialist nurses, consultants, multi-disciplinary teams, advanced nurse practitioners (ANPs), and external speakers
  • Opportunity to do peer teaching
  • Support for link roles with opportunity to do extra training specific to the specialist role
  • Triage training starting January 2022 
  • Emergency care course at Liverpool John Moores University
  • Health and well-being support
  • CPD funding
  • Dedicated practice educator and trauma a specialist nurse for extra training
  • Structured three-year development for those new to ED nursing 

The recruitment events will be held at the Clinical Education Centre, Southport hospital:

  • Saturday 27 November 10am to 2pm
  • Thursday 2 December 5pm to 8pm

 Email to book an interview slot and receive a pre-interview screening questionnaire.

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