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Senior Staff Nurse - SITU (NHNN)

Band 6

Main area
Surgical Intensive Care
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£33,660 - £43,307 per annum inclusive
26/10/2018 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.

Band 6 Surgical Intensive Care
This is a unique opportunity for nurses with experience in Intensive Care and Neuroscience nursing to work as a band 6 on Surgical ITU.

You will have the opportunity to look after a broad range of patients following brain and spinal surgery and patients admitted via the stroke pathway. You will work as part of a supportive and caring nursing and multidisciplinary team, with the opportunity to further develop skills.

Post requirements:
Specialist course/pathway (60 credits at Level 3)

Experience in Intensive Care and Neurosciences nursing

Ability to manage the care of ventilated complex level 3 patients with minimal input and provide teaching and support to junior staff

NMC recognised mentorship qualification (Mentoring and Enabling Learning in the Practice Setting, ENB 998 or equivalent)

BSc or working towards

Able to coordinate ITU patient care in the absence of senior staff.

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

  • 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

Or to arrange an informal visit please contact Felicity Fox, Lead Nurse Neurocritical Care felicity.fox@nhs.net or via telephone on 020 3448 3496
or Charlotte Willett Lead CPF Neurocritical Care
on 0203 448 3479