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Senior Staff Nurse - Critical Care

Band 6

Main area
Critical Care
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-NATMB64051-YV-RA-AK
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£33,660 - £43,307 per annum inclusive
Closing
23/10/2018 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

We are looking to recruit Senior Staff Nurses to join our 35 bedded Critical Care Unit (CCU). This busy dynamic unit admits emergency and elective admissions from a variety of specialities. The unit also has a 9 bedded PACU which takes high risk surgical patients through an enhanced recovery program. If you are up for the challenge of working at a busy London CCU then this is the place for you. We want our team to come to work knowing that they can make a difference for the patients and the team.

The CCU is dedicated to excellence for patients and the team are leaders in Quality Improvement. We can demonstrate some of the best critical care outcomes for patients in the country and we take pride in all that we do for our patients.

The Senior Staff Nurse role enable you to become an expert practitioner in critical care and support your development into a senior role in the future. This is a real opportunity to develop leadership and management skills in critical care and be part of a proactive Multi-Disciplinary Team. We have a great team who believe in the Trust Values of Kindness, Respect, Teamwork and to keep Improving.

Your professional development is important to us and so we have regular team days to ensure the teams have time together and to support your learning. There is also opportunities to undertake professional development/academic courses from London Southbank University or London City University.

Applicants are required to have a Critical Care Course from a Critical Care setting and able to demonstrate a strong desire progress be part of a critical care team a team and strive for excellent patient care.

About us

The UCLH is a world-class NHS trust made up of the University College Hospital and six specialist hospitals – and we’ve got exciting expansion plans. Offering cutting-edge healthcare, our exceptional team of clinical professionals have educated and stimulated their colleagues to go even further in their careers. That’s why we’re so inspiring to work for – because every day offers the chance to become the very best you can be.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, easy and quick transport links to all of our sites. We are able to offer a range of attractive benefits and unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of courses and programmes ranging from personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills.

Please see below forthcoming interview/assessment days which have been planned in advance;

  • 10th Oct
  • 24th Oct     
  • 9th Nov    

Please ensure you are available all day.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ward Sister Kylie Bunting via email at: kylie.bunting@nhs.net